Tiffany & Co names Philippe Galtié as senior vice president

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 12:  A flag for a Tiffany & Co. store hangs along Wall Street in Manhattan on January 12, 2015 in New York City. Shares in the luxury jewelry chain fell on news of weaker than expected holiday sales. Sales in November and December dropped 1 percent to $1.02 billion worldwide.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tiffany & Co has announced the appointment of Philippe Galtié to the position of senior vice president – International, effective August 17.

Frédéric Cumenal, chief executive officer of Tiffany & Co., said: “In addition to directing all of the sales channels for the EMEA, Greater China, Asia-Pacific and Japan regions, Philippe also brings to Tiffany & Co. a seasoned understanding of the global retail landscape. This knowledge will have a significant impact on the oversight and management of our store design and strategic planning teams.”

Galtié began his career with a range of general management and global marketing roles at Moët-Hennessy, Mars Inc., Eridania Beghin Say and the Nestlé Group.

For the past 15 years he has held positions at Cartier, where he served as country head or other senior positions throughout Japan, Greater China and the Asia Pacific regions. Most recently, Galtié held the post of Cartier’s International Retail Director.

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