Delphine Arnault, daughter of Bernard Arnault, has been appointed CEO of Christian Dior Couture, the group LVMH announced on January 11. Photo: AFP
Delphine Arnault, daughter of Bernard Arnault, has been appointed CEO of Christian Dior Couture, the group LVMH announced on January 11. Photo: AFP

Who is Delphine Arnault, Dior’s new CEO and the world’s richest man Bernard Arnault’s eldest daughter? The LVMH heiress helped drive Louis Vuitton sales and is known for her ‘calm’ managerial style

  • On January 11, news broke that the world’s richest man Bernard Arnault’s eldest child Delphine would take over the top job at LVMH’s second biggest brand, Christian Dior
  • She was the youngest member – and second woman – to join the LVMH executive committee, and was central to Louis Vuitton’s growth in the luxury market as the brand’s executive vice-president

Delphine Arnault, daughter of Bernard Arnault, has been appointed CEO of Christian Dior Couture, the group LVMH announced on January 11. Photo: AFP
Delphine Arnault, daughter of Bernard Arnault, has been appointed CEO of Christian Dior Couture, the group LVMH announced on January 11. Photo: AFP
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