12
January
2018
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11:46
Europe/Amsterdam

LOUIS FERLA

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Louis Ferla, CEO Vacheron Constantin since April 1st 2017, joined the Maison in October 2016 as Managing Director Sales & Marketing.

His career in the Richemont group began in 2001 and has included stints in Hong Kong, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and China.

From 2000 to 2006, he worked for Alfred Dunhill, initially based in Hong Kong as Area Sales Manager for the Duty Free covering Asia for three years, before being taking on the role of General Manager for Alfred Dunhill Taiwan for another three years.

He spent 2006 to 2016 with Cartier, first as Taiwan General Manager for three years and then in Dubai as Regional Director for Middle-East/India and Africa for four years. After serving as CEO Cartier China from 2012 to 2015, he was appointed International Business & Client Development Director of Cartier International joining the International Executive Committee of Cartier international, before being called to Vacheron Constantin.

Prior to joining Richemont, Louis worked with Carrefour in China for three years from 1996 to 1998, establishing the first foreign hypermarkets in China. He then spent the next three years with Pacific Concepts HK Ltd, a trading company specialized in watches, where he was in charge of the development of the International business.

He earned a degree in International Business and Finance from the International Business School 3A in Lyon, graduating at the top of his class and then opting to study Chinese full time for a year at the National Taiwan University.