Dr. Berndt Hauptkorn was named the new president of Chanel in Europe in 2015. Before starting in this position of the luxury label, he has been CEO of Uniqlo Europe, which is a clothing company with stores in many different countries. In addition to this, he was CEO of the luxury brand Bally and held the same position in the company Labelux.
He studied ‘Management Administration’ at the Aston Business School in Birmingham and is a leader in the sector fashion industry and sector. As the president of Chanel, he is responsible for the development of the brand and watches business in Europe, the Middle East and India.