Gianluca Brozzetti has been appointed president of Louis Vuitton Malletier, where he has held the position of managing director since December 1999. Louis Vuitton is one of the most important and profitable brands in the luxury world. Gianluca Brozzetti succeeds Yves Carcelle, president of the Fashion & Leather Goods Business Group, who has been president of Louis Vuitton Malletier since 1990 and to whom he will report. Mr Brozzetti, an Italian citizen, has a law degree from the University of Perugia and held increasing responsibilities in marketing and sales with Procter & Gamble and in the Gucci group. From 1985 to 1986, he was an associate consultant with McKinsey Italia. He joined the Bulgari group as executive director, Jewelry & Watches in 1987, and became executive vice president of the Bulgari Perfumes division in 1993, prior to joining Louis Vuiton Malletier.