Tiffany & Co CEO Frederic Cumenal steps down
Mr. Cumenal joined Tiffany in March 2011 as Executive Vice President, with responsibility for the Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe and Emerging Markets Regions. In 2012, Mr. Cumenal's responsibilities were expanded to all regions.
In September 2013, Mr. Cumenal was appointed as President, with responsibility for sales and distribution of TIFFANY & CO. products globally, Product and Store Design, Merchandising and Marketing functions.
Mr. Cumenal was named Chief Executive Officer effective April 1, 2015 and has served on the Tiffany & Co. Board of Directors since 2013.
For 15 years prior to joining Tiffany, Mr. Cumenal held senior leadership positions in LVMH Group's wine and spirits businesses, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Moët & Chandon, S.A.
Previously, Mr. Cumenal served as Chief Executive Officer of Domaine Chandon, and was Managing Director of Moët Hennessy Europe.
Michael J. Kowalski, Chairman of the Board of Directors and previous CEO of Tiffany, will serve as Interim CEO while continuing as Chairman.