Biography

Albert Bensoussan

Chief executive officer, Luxury – Watches and Jewellery division, Kering

Albert Bensoussan joined Kering in 2014, after several years as an independent consultant. Before that, he was with the LVMH Group for 16 years, where he held various senior-level roles. He was director of the Watches and Jewellery business unit of Louis Vuitton Malletier from 2003 until 2010, where he launched the Watches and High Jewellery businesses, after serving as sales and marketing director for the entire LVMH Watches and Jewellery division from 2000 to 2003. 

Prior to LVMH, Mr Bensoussan was president of Givenchy Couture in Japan from 1996 until 2000. He worked with Cartier from 1984 to 1994, as director of development for Watches and Jewellery.

A French national, Mr Bensoussan earned a degree from the École de Management de Lyon (EM Lyon Business School) and an MBA from Pace University.