Chairman and CEO of LVMH Fashion Group since February 2018, Sidney Toledano was appointed yesterday, Tuesday, June 14, as chairman of the board of directors of the Institut Français de la Mode. A look back at the ambitions of this man who wants to make this establishment, the best creative school in the world.
In a press release, the IFM revealed that the board of directors had unanimously chosen Sidney Toledano, a director of the Institut Français de la Mode for over 20 years, to succeed André Beirnaert as president. On the same occasion, another big name in luxury, Anne Dellière, Group Marketing & Strategic Plan Director of the Richemont Group, was appointed vice-president.
Sidney Toledano, who is also Vice President and Director of the Comité Colbert, as well as a member of the Executive Committee of the Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture and the Executive Committee of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, expressed his delight at his appointment: “I have supported and accompanied the development of the Institut Français de la Mode for many years. I am keen to put my experience and my vision of fashion at the service of the younger generations. I am very attached to the transmission of knowledge and the central role of education. I am therefore proud and happy to have been entrusted with the task of helping the Institut Français de la Mode in its already well-developed project to become a world-class fashion school. Bringing together and developing talent from around the world in Paris, both in management and in creation and know-how, is essential for our industry” .
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