LVMH announces the appointment of Sebastian Suhl as Chief Executive Officer of Givenchy Couture, effective March 5th, 2012. He takes over from Susan Witheley who has decided to move back to the UK for personal reasons. A holder of an MBA from ESADE in Barcelona, Sebastian Suhl started his career in 1992 as Senior Auditor with Deloitte & Touch in Barcelona. In 1996, he moved to Paris as manager at Solving International prior to joining the Fashion industry in 1997 successively with Thimister as Managing Director and in 1999 with Courreges where he became Director Business Development. Since 2005 he has been with Prada, successively as General Manager, France and Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer for the Prada Group (Prada, Miu Miu, Car Shoe Brands).