Why Does LVMH Grow Year After Year?

Insights from the Chairman & CEO, Anish Melwani

Business & Drinks


Le 12 novembre 2019
De 6:30 PM à 9:00 PM


Our guest speakers
Anish Melwani
Anish Melwani
Chairman & CEO North America @ LVMH
Anish Melwani is the Chairman & CEO, LVMH for North America. In this role, he oversees and coordinates the activities of the LVMH Group across 75+ Maisons. He sits on the board of directors for Fresh, Marc Jacobs, Colgin Cellars and Starboard Cruise Services. He was formerly a Senior Partner in the New York Office of McKinsey and Company where he co-led the Global Strategy & Corporate Finance practice and supports clients across industries. Mr. Melwani is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Board of the United Way of New York City where he serves on the Marketing Committee. He holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University.
Almar Latour
Almar Latour
Publisher and Executive Vice President @ Dow Jones Media Group
Almar Latour is Publisher for Barron’s Group and EVP at Dow Jones. He oversees the growth of the business and luxury brands Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News and Mansion Global. He is responsible for the group’s editorial operations as well as its P&L. Before, Almar was Executive Editor at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones. Editorially, he oversaw two major redesigns for The Wall Street Journal’s website, launched numerous successful international and U.S. blogs, revamped The Chinese Wall Street Journal and kicked off The Wall Street Journal in Japan. Prior to his time in Asia, he was Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal Online.
We will talk about

Thanks to 70 brands in six business segments that have consistently performed well over time, LVMH has continued to dominate the high-end global luxury market.

Brand diversity reaches a wide range of demographics from high-end to couture. Each brand has the autonomy and empowerment to make decisions that are relevant for its brand image, which allows individual teams to be highly engaged and motivated to serve their unique clientele.

Why LVMH does so well year after year has no simple answer...

But we might get a few information, thanks to this exclusive interview of Anish Melwani, Chairman & CEO North America @ LVMH.



  • 6.30 pm - Doors open
  • 7.00 pm - Opening speech & Fireside chat 
  • 7.40 pm - Q&A 
  • 7.55 pm - Drinks & networking
  • 9.00 pm - End of the event

Business & Drinks 

  • Retail Club event, reserved to Retail Club members 
  • Participation under-enrollment and based on “first come, first served” policy
  • Possibility to invite a non-member CEO or top-executive retailer – subject to validation by FrenchFounders
  • In case of cancellation, please inform us at least 48h before.

Who is attending?

  • Retailers, C-levels & Top-Executives
  • Retail Club members
Among the attendees
126 participants à cet événement
T. Farinaud
Coty - Luxury
A. Bruel
B. Pochet
Guerlain (LVMH)
C. Sklavenitis
MAC Cosmetics
F. Dubiez
MONTBLANC, Groupe Richemont


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