Frederic Cumenal

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Tiffany & Co. announced Monday that its longtime chief executive officer, Michael J. Kowalski, will retire effective March 31, 2015. Kowalski, who is also a member of Tiffany's board of directors, will continue to serve on the board in the role of non-executive chairman. Frederic Cumenal, president of the international luxury jewelry retailer, has been named to be the next CEO. Kowalski, 62, joined Tiffany in 1983, became its CEO in 1999, and assumed the role of chairman of the board in 2003.

NEW YORK — Tiffany & Co. is shifting and expanding responsibilities for two executive vice presidents, Beth Canavan and Frederic Cumenal. Cumenal joined Tiffany in March 2011 from the LVMH Group. He has been responsible for Tiffany’s businesses in Asia,...

Tiffany & Co. has named Frederic Cumenal as executive vice president, effective March 10. Cumenal will be responsible for the company’s businesses in Asia, Japan, Europe and emerging markets. He will report to chairman and CEO Michael J. Kowalski. He joins Tiffany from the LVMH Group where most recently he was president and CEO of Moët & Chandon, S.A.

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