Luxury goods company Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) has appointed Ravi Thakran as Group President for South Asia, South East Asia and Middle East. Thakran will also be Director for Groupe Arnault and L Capital in the region.
In addition to his group-wise responsibilities, Thakran will also conduct operational missions to drive Sephora’s development in the region as President of Sephora, South and South East Asia.
A Graduate from the IIM-Ahmedabad, Thakran started his career in India, and subsequently held a variety of business and marketing positions, including those at Tata, Swatch and Nike in Europe and Asia Pacific regions.
In 2001, he joined LVMH’s Watches & Jewellery for South and South East Asia. In 2003, he was named Regional Managing Director-Watches & Jewellery for Asia Pacific, and was appointed Group Director for South Asia last year, while retaining regional responsibilities for the Watches & Jewellery division for Asia Pacific.