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Lacoste appoints Philippe Gautier as new Executive VP for Global Finance


French sportswear brand Lacoste has appointed Philippe Gautier as its new Executive Vice President Global Finance. Armed with over 30 years of experience in the fashion and luxury industry, Gautier will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the company.

Gautier joins Lacoste from beauty and wellness website Waldencast, where he served as CFO and COO. He boasts of a proven track record of success, having held key financial positions at renowned brands like SMCP, Kering (formerly PPR), Puma, and Sergio Rossi. His in-depth knowledge combined with his extensive international experience and expertise in major projects, will prove invaluable in driving Lacoste’s future growth, says Thierry Guibert, CEO, Lacoste and the MF Brands Group.

Some of Gautier’s major achievements include transforming the retail group PPR for over six years, overseeing the acquisition of Cobra Golf and developing a new e-tail platform, managing the sale of Italian luxury footwear brand Sergio Rossi and playing an instrumental role in the group's stock market listing and acquisition of De Fursac, significantly expanding its reach in key markets like the US and China.

Gautier's appointment comes at a pivotal moment for Lacoste, which aims to further solidify its international presence. With his expertise and leadership, the company is poised for continued success in the global fashion landscape.



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