AS Watson Group Announces New CEO and Deputy CEO for Marionnaud

AS Watson Group Announces New CEO and Deputy CEO for Marionnaud

THE WHAT?  AS Watson Group announced the appointment of Kulvinder Birring as CEO and Gabriele Betti as Deputy CEO of Marionnaud Group, highlighting a strategic leadership refresh aimed at strengthening the luxury perfumery and cosmetics retailer’s European operations. These changes signify the company’s intent to leverage the expertise of seasoned leaders to enhance Marionnaud’s market presence.

THE DETAILS Kulvinder Birring, transitioning from CEO of Watsons China to lead Marionnaud Group, brings a track record of repositioning brands and fostering growth, notably transforming Watsons China into a leading retailer with a vast portfolio of O+O stores. His leadership is expected to drive Marionnaud’s expansion and innovation across its extensive European network.

THE WHY? Group Managing Director of AS Watson Group, commends both Birring for his transformative impact in China and Betti for his customer-centric leadership and digital innovation at Marionnaud. Their appointments are seen as a strategic move to infuse Marionnaud Group with fresh leadership and vision, aimed at enhancing customer experience and driving the brand’s growth strategy in the competitive luxury retail market in Europe.