British film actress and model Emma Watson has become a member of the board of directors of Kering, which owns the brands Gucci, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta and Alexander McQueen.
This was reported by the press service of Kering.
Together with Watson, the board of directors included Didi Chuxing platform president Jean Liu and banker Tijan Tiam.
In addition, the actress was also appointed chairman of the Board of Directors Committee on Sustainable Development, and Tiama – chairman of the audit committee.
The company emphasized that the combined experience and skills of the three new executives will improve the quality of Kering’s work.
“I am pleased to welcome Jean Liu, Tijan Tiam and Emma Watson to our board of directors. Their knowledge and competencies, as well as diverse experience and perspectives, will become an invaluable addition to the Kering Board of Directors. A collective mind that provides different perspectives and a wealth of experience are critical to the future of our organization. I am proud to add such outstanding talents to our team, ”said Francois-Henri Pinault, Head of Kering.