Frédéric Arnault Takes the Helm as CEO of LVMH Watches, Julien Tornare Appointed TAG Heuer’s New CEO


Canadian Jeweller Magazine is excited to announce a significant shift in the luxury watchmaking industry: Frédéric Arnault, the dynamic leader who has been at the forefront of TAG Heuer’s transformation, has been appointed as the CEO of LVMH Watches. This move places him in charge of three prestigious brands: Hublot, TAG Heuer, and Zenith. He will be reporting to Stéphane Bianchi, the CEO of the LVMH Watches & Jewellery Division.

Frédéric Arnault’s journey with TAG Heuer began in 2017, and he ascended to the CEO position in 2020. Over the past six years, Arnault has been instrumental in revolutionizing TAG Heuer, driving significant changes that have accelerated the brand’s growth and prominence in the luxury watch market. His appointment as CEO of LVMH Watches is a testament to his successful tenure at TAG Heuer and his ability to foster sustainable growth and innovation within the industry.

In a parallel move, Julien Tornare, who has been leading Zenith since 2017, steps into the role of CEO at TAG Heuer. Tornare brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the watchmaking industry to his new position. His expertise will be invaluable in continuing the development of TAG Heuer, particularly in maximising the value of its iconic watch ranges.

These leadership changes mark a new era for LVMH’s watchmaking division. With Frédéric Arnault at the helm of LVMH Watches and Julien Tornare leading TAG Heuer, the future looks bright for these iconic brands. Their combined experience and visionary leadership are set to reinforce LVMH’s prestigious standing in the watchmaking world.

At Canadian Jeweller Magazine, we eagerly anticipate the innovative directions and continued success that these appointments will bring to the luxury watch industry. Stay tuned for more updates and insights into the world of luxury watches and jewellery.