Appointments in the Bon Marché group and the house Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world’s leading luxury products group, announces that Cécile Bonnefond will join the Bon Marché Board of Directors, chaired by Philippe de Beauvoir, after nine years at the head of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin. In particular, as of 1st October, 2009, she will assume temporary responsibility for the management of Franck et Fils. Under Cécile Bonnefond’s leadership, the prestigious and celebrated Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin champagne house strengthened its elegant and audacious style and continued its international expansion,” said Christophe Navarre, President of Moët Hennessy, the Group’s Wines & Spirits division. Stéphane Baschiera leaves Ruinart to replace Cécile Bonnefond at the helm of Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin.