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Laurent-Perrier has proposed a change to its board after one director resigned his position.

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The Champagne house, which is listed on the French stock exchange, said earlier today (9 July) that Marie Cheval has been co-opted by its board as a member. Cheval would replace Grant Gordon, who has resigned “for personal reasons”, the company said.

Cheval, 38, was head of global transaction & payment services for Société Générale before moving to Boursorama as chief executive.

“[Cheval] will strengthen the board, to which she will bring her in-depth knowledge of the Champagne region and her extensive experience in finance and management,” Laurent-Perrier said.

Her appointment is subject to the approval of the group's next general meeting of shareholders, scheduled for July next year.

Last month, Laurent-Perrier posted a slide in full-year net profits, despite a 2% lift in sales in the 12 months to the end of March.


Sectors: HR – personnel, Wine

Companies: Perrier

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