Nicolas Bos new CEO of Richemont

The new appointment will become effective on 1 June.

The Board of Directors of Richemont appointed Nicolas Bos as new CEO (acronym for Chief Executive Officer), as part of an internal reorganisation that will also see the Chairman and controlling shareholder Johann Rupert give up some of its management delegations.

Nicolas Bos
Nicolas Bos, new CEO of Richemont as of 1 June.

Nicolas Bos, currently head of Van Cleef & Arpels, will take up his new role as of 1 June and join the executive committee. The current CEO Jérôme Lambert will continue to be a member of Richemont's Board of Directors and hold the position of Chief Operating Officer (Coo). In addition, Bram Schot will serve as non-executive Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors from 11 September, succeeding Josua Malherbe, who decided to step down after eleven years. However, Malherbe will remain on the board as a non-executive director.

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As part of his new role, Nicolas Bos, who joined the company in 1992, will directly and indirectly supervise all the houses, functions and regions. "I am delighted that Nicolas has agreed to take on the new role of CEO of Richemont," commented Chairman Johann Rupert about Bos's new appointment. "His vision and ability to uphold Van Cleef & Arpels' tradition of excellence and creativity have been fundamental to the maison's remarkable growth. Building on Richemont's expansion in size and increased focus on retail and jewellery, Nicolas will lead the group through the next phase of its evolution. In his new role as CEO, he will help streamline decision-making and optimise operational management'.