London, U.K. and Shanghai, China (PRWEB) March 25, 2013
De Beers Diamond Jewellers today announced that Jeanne Wang has joined the Company as Managing Director of its China business. Ms. Wang is a highly respected retail executive with a wealth of experience in international luxury business management, having spent the past 16 years with Chanel - most recently serving as the General Manager, Chanel Fashion Division, China.
Francois Delage, CEO of De Beers Diamond Jewellers, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jeanne to De Beers. She is an extremely talented luxury retail leader, who understands how to develop and build sought-after brands. De Beers entered Mainland China in 2011 and Jeanne’s appointment is a strategic hire to strengthen our position in this key market, as we look to develop and grow the brand in China.”
Ms. Wang commented, “I am thrilled to join De Beers - one of the world’s most iconic brands, with great potential for strong growth in China. I am honoured to bring to life this unique brand; known for its diamond mastery since 1888 and is synonymous in China with the famous line “A Diamond is Forever.” I look forward to sharing this unique brand with our Chinese clients who will no doubt appreciate the outstanding beauty of our diamonds and the wondrous artistry of our design collections.”
Before joining De Beers, Ms Wang was the General Manager of Fashion Division, Chanel China, and a member of the Chanel Executive Management Committee for China, having held positions of increasing responsibility during her 16-year career with Chanel. Ms. Wang was instrumental in building Chanel in China, including the fashion, watch and fine jewellery business. Prior to Chanel, she had acquired significant retail operation experience as the Brand Manager for Max Mara.
Ms. Wang obtained her degree in English Literature at Fu-Jen Catholic University in Taiwan and her AAS Fashion Design and Merchandising at FIT, New York. She also holds a PED degree from IMD, Lausanne.
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