Lanvin Group appoints new CEO, Eric Chan

Lanvin Group has just appointed Joanne Cheng’s successor, Eric Chan, from the commercial real estate and hotel sectors. Huang Cheng, current Chairman of the Fosun Group, has been appointed Chairman of the Group.


Ex-Fosun Fashion Group, Lanvin Group, owner of the doyenne of Parisian fashion houses, Lanvin, as well as Wolford, Sergio Rossi, St John and Caruso, is reviewing its top management.


After 6 years of loyal service, Joanne Cheng, founding president and CEO of Lanvin Group, is handing over the reins to Eric Chan to “devote herself to other new projects outside the group”.


Two new profiles to support the Group’s growth


The profile of Eric Chan, who comes from the real estate and hotel industries, speaks volumes about the strategic importance of physical distribution channels and the level of welcome that must be reserved for each visitor to the group’s boutiques.


Eric Chan – until now co-chairman of the Greater Yuyuan business development group, an entity linked to the Chinese textile group Fosun – has 30 years’ experience in various sectors, including omnichannel shopping platforms, real estate and luxury hotels.


Lanvin Group’s new CEO has held key positions at Secoo Group, K11 Concepts, Wharf Group, CB Richard Ellis, Hong Kong MTR Corp and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts.

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Victor Gosselin
Victor Gosselin is a journalist specializing in luxury, HR, tech, retail, and editorial consulting. A graduate of EIML Paris, he has been working in the luxury industry for 9 years. Fond of fashion, Asia, history, and long format, this ex-Welcome To The Jungle and Time To Disrupt likes to analyze the news from a sociological and cultural angle.

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