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Louis Vuitton Beefs Up Management at Burgeoning Men’s Division

If Louis Vuitton’s men’s universe was a stand-alone business, it would surely rank as one of the biggest men’s fashion brands in the world. Reflecting its scale — and current momentum under men’s artistic director Virgil Abloh — the luxury powerhouse has appointed a charismatic executive to helm it: Pierre-Emmanuel Angeloglou, formerly global brand president of L’Oréal Paris, WWD has learned. He has been given responsibility “for men’s leather Goods and travel, as well as men’s ready-to-wear, and will have a cross-entity role for the men’s category [except for perfumes]. In these new roles he will report to Delphine Arnault, effective February 1,” according to an internal memo from Michael Burke, Vuitton chairman and chief executive officer. Arnault is second-in-command at the brand, with the title of executive vice president, products. Burke’s memo further clarifies that “Touhfa Rahali Tellier, product director, men’s leather goods and travel, and Emiliano Casadei, director, men’s ready-to-wear activities, and their teams will report to Pierre-Emmanuel. Their segments have enjoyed remarkable performance and growth and we are thus strengthening this momentum.” It’s a new role, and points to even bigger ambitions for the division, whose fall 2020 men’s show was paraded in a giant tent in the Tuileries Garden painted with

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