Yves Carcelle

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Carcelle in September 2010.

Yves Carcelle (18 May 1948 – 31 August 2014) was a French businessman. He was the chairman and CEO of the LVMH subsidiary Louis Vuitton. He served from 1990 until 2012. He first joined Louis Vuitton in 1989 as a strategic director. Until his death, he was a LVMH executive committee member.[1]

Carcelle was born in Paris. He graduated from both the École Polytechnique and INSEAD. He was an Officer of the Legion of Honour, and later became a knight. He was also Honorary Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit. He was married to Rebecca and had five children.[2]

Carcelle died from kidney cancer on 31 August 2014 in Paris. He was 66.[3]

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  1. Marriott, Hannah (1 September 2014). "Yves Carcelle, former CEO of Louis Vuitton, has died aged 66". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  2. Alexander, Ella (1 September 2014). "Yves Carcelle dead: Former Louis Vuitton CEO and chairman dies, aged 66". The Independent. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  3. Clark, Nicola (1 September 2014). "Yves Carcelle, Empire Builder at Louis Vuitton, Dies at 66". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 September 2014.

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