Damien VernetPresident - Asia of LVMH Fashion Group

Damien Vernet has been the President - Asia for the LVMH Fashion Group since mid-2015.

He has worked for more than two decades in the LVMH Group, joining in Singapore in 1994 in the Perfumes and Cosmetics division, where he held a number of marketing and commercial responsibilities across Asia-Pacific. From 1999 until 2005, he was Regional Director – Western Hemisphere for Christian Dior Parfums, looking after the travel retail markets in the Americas for the brand.

Damien subsequently became General Manager for Louis Vuitton in the Middle-East and India and later appointed General Manager of Louis Vuitton in Hong Kong, with the mission of implementing the new strategic vision for Louis Vuitton in the market, in terms of retail, operations, client focus, product positioning and communication.

Damien is a graduate of the French business school HEC, and completed exchange programs with the MBA programs of the Columbia Business School in New York and the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan. He lives in Hong Kong with his wife and 3 young boys.