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Balenciaga appoints Cédric Charbit as CEO

Luxury designer Balenciaga has announced the appointment of Cédric Charbit as CEO, effective from the end of November.

Balenciaga spring 17

Balenciaga spring 17

Charbit was previously executive vice-president of product and marketing at Saint Laurent, and has also held positions with Pucci and French department store Printemps.

The 39-year-old replaces Isabelle Guichot, who has led Balenciaga for the past nine years, and is leaving to take on another as yet unannounced role at parent company Kering Group.


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