Chief Communications & Image Officer
Valérie Duport began her career in 1988 at Chanel in the Press department for the Fragrances & Beauty division in Paris. In 1994, she joined the Communications department of Chanel’s Watches & Fine Jewelry division, which she managed from 1997. In 2008, she was appointed International Director of Press Services and External Relations at Chanel.
In 2016, she joined Kering as Chief Communications and Image Officer. Ms. Duport develops the Group's visibility and reputation in line with its strategy, values and identity. She also oversees and assists Kering’s Houses in implementing their communications strategies.
A French national, Valérie Duport holds a Diplôme d'études appliquées (diploma of applied studies) in contemporary history from the University of Paris-Sorbonne.