Richemont Group has announced that after 36 years of working in the group, the current Piaget CEO Philippe Leopold-Metzger will retire on March 31, 2017 and become the brand non-executive chairman. His successor is Chabi Nouri.
Earl-designate Chabi Nouri
Under the leadership of Philippe Leopold-Metzger, Piaget invested heavily in two highly integrated factories, developed and launched successful watch and jewellery products, and established a comprehensive retail network covering more than 100 stores worldwide.
Richemont Group Executive Chairman Johann Rupert said: ‘This spring, we will lose an experienced senior colleague. As CEO of Piaget, Philippe has made a great contribution to the development of the brand and the entire group. In the Piaget brand business development Philippe has contributed a lot, and I want to express my most sincere thanks to him. We wish Philippe all the best and a happy life. In the future, we will continue to rely on Philippe’s experience, and his business knowledge is difficult to replace. ‘
Chabi Nouri joined Piaget in 2014 and is currently the director of brand sales and marketing. She will be the chief executive of Piaget on April 1, 2017. Prior to joining Earl, Chabi Nouri worked for British American Tobacco for 6 years as Global Director of the Vogue brand and Director of Marketing for Switzerland and Austria. Prior to that, she also worked for Cartier for 10 years, including 8 years at the headquarters, as the manager of the jewelry and high jewelry group, international retail manager and purchasing manager.
Chabi Nouri has had a big impact, especially on the redevelopment of the jewelry business and the repositioning of the brand. Relying on the brand history and unique heritage, focusing on global development strategies, establish a new dynamic management adjustment mechanism. Starting from an overall perspective, she placed equal emphasis on strategy and operations, bringing a unique vision to Piaget. Chabi Nouri is passionate about the industry, full of energy, and eager to share an extraordinary adventure with his team and the Earl community.