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Tiffany appoints new president

New York -- The board of directors of Tiffany & Co. has appointed Frederic Cumenal to the position of president of Tiffany & Co. and also appointed him to a newly created seat on the company’s board. Cumenal, 54, who has been with Tiffany in a regional executive role since March 2011, will retain his regional responsibilities and will assume responsibility for the design, merchandising and marketing functions.

“Since joining Tiffany in March 2011, from the LVMH Group where he was president and chief executive officer of Moet & Chandon, S.A., Frederic has made important contributions to the operational and strategic development of our business,” said Michael J. Kowalski, president and CEO of Tiffany. “He has brought a global luxury perspective to our brand management initiatives and, in particular, has led the evolution of our regional organizations to support our continued worldwide expansion.”