Le comité exécutif du groupe Hermès

Group management

Members of the executive Comity in the Hermès store
of  George-V avenue in Paris.

From left to right : Eric du Halgouët, Catherine Fulconis, Wilfried Guerrand, Axel Dumas, Olivier Fournier, Charlotte David, Guillaume de Seynes, Pierre-Alexis Dumas, Florian Craen

The Executive Chairman

The role of the Executive Chairmen is to manage the Group and act in its general interest, within the scope of the corporate purpose and subject to those powers expressly granted by law to the Supervisory Board and to General Meetings of shareholders.

The Executive Chairmen are assisted by the Executive Committee and the Operations Committee, which constitue the governing bodies.

Axel Dumas et Henri-Louis Bauer represents Emile Hermès SARL
executive chairmans

Axel Dumas et Henri-Louis Bauer

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The Executive Committee

Hermès International’s executive management is comprised of the Executive Chairmen and the Executive Committee, which consists of Managing Directors, each of whom has well-defined areas of responsibility. Its role is to oversee the Group’s strategic management.


Axel Dumas
Executive Chairman

Florian Craen
Executive Vice-President Sales & Distribution

Charlotte David
Executive Vice-President Communication

Pierre-Alexis Dumas
Artistic Executive Vice-President

Olivier Fournier
Executive Vice-President of Governance and Organisational Development

Catherine Fulconis
Executive Vice-President Leather Goods-Saddlery

Wilfried Guerrand
Executive Vice-President Métiers, Information Systems and Data

Eric du Halgouët
Executive Vice-President Finance

Guillaume de Seynes
Executive Vice-President Manufacturing Division & Equity Investments

The Operations Committee

The Operations Committee, which reports to the Executive Management, is made up of the Executive Committee and the Senior Executives of the main métiers and geographical areas of the Group. Its duties are:

  • to involve Senior Executives in the Group’s major issues and strategic orientations;
  • to promote communication, sharing and reasonable exchanges amongst its members in their area of responsibility;
  • to enable the Executive Committee to take certain decisions.


Axel Dumas - Executive Chairman
Executive Committee members(see above)

Senior Executives of the métiers

Agnès de Villers - Perfumes
Laurent Dordet - Watches
Cielo Dunbavand - Women’s Ready-to-Wear
Antoinette Louis - Silk and Textiles
Véronique Nichanian - Men’s Ready-To-Wear
Hinde Pagani - Digital Sales and Service
Anne-Sarah Panhard - Home
Élodie Potdevin - Fashion Accessories Métier and IoT
Ambre Pulcini - Jewellery and Shoes

Senior Executives of the Geographical areas

Masao Ariga - Japan
Robert Chavez - United States and Latin America
Hélène Dubrule - France
Éric Festy - South Asia
Luc Hennard - China
Juliette Streichenberger - Europe
Ségolène Verdillon - Travel Retail

Gender balance in governing bodies as at 31 december 2020

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