Chris de Lapuente was born in the UK on December 10, 1962.
He is an economics graduate of the University of Buckingham.
He joined Procter & Gamble in 1983, holding positions of increasing responsibility in many different countries, including the UK, Spain, Turkey, Germany and Switzerland. In 2004 he was appointed Group President of the Global Hair Care division.
He joined LVMH in 2011 as Chief Executive Officer of Sephora and led the Maison until September 2020. Today he oversees Sephora, Le Bon Marché and the Perfumes & Cosmetics division.
He is also a member of the LVMH Executive Committee.