LVMH has appointed Marcello Bottoli president and CEO of Louis Vuitton Malletier, effective in September 2001. Mr Bottoli will report to Yves Carcelle, president of the LVMH fashion group which includes, besides Louis Vuitton, Loewe, Celine, Berluti, Kenzo, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Fendi, StefanoBi, Emilio Pucci, Marc Jacobs and Thomas Pink.