PPR announces the appointment of Charles de Fleurieu as the
Group's Mergers & Acquisitions Director, replacing Todd
Hymel, recently appointed Chief Operating Officer of the
Sport & Lifestyle Division. This appointment takes
immediate effect. Reporting to Jean-Marc Duplaix, PPR Group
Chief Financial Officer, as head of the M&A Department,
Charles de Fleurieu has the task of planning and executing
strategic transactions including acquisitions and disposals
within the framework of the group's strategy.
Before joining PPR, Charles de Fleurieu was Senior Vice
President Mergers & Acquisitions at France Télécom - Orange
Group. Charles de Fleurieu has more than 15 years of
experience in mergers & acquisitions in France and
internationally and has a dual expertise in both the
financial and legal fields.Charles de Fleurieu, aged 38, is
a graduate of King's College, London, and the Université
Panthéon-Sorbonne in Paris, and is a qualified Solicitor in
England. He started his career with the American law
firms Coudert Brothers and Kilpatrick Stockton, from 1996
to 2005 in France, China, the United States and England
where he worked on cross-border transactions and projects.
Charles de Fleurieu joined the Mergers & Acquisitions
department of the France Télécom-Orange Group in 2006.
The PPR Group empowers a coherent ensemble of Luxury and
Sport & Lifestyle premium brands, specializing in apparel
and accessories, to reach their full growth potential.
Distributed in more than 120 countries, PPR generated
revenues of 12.2 billion in 2011 and had over 47,000
employees at year end. The PPR share is listed on Euronext
Paris (FR 0000121485, PRTP.PA, PPFP).
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