Francis Kurkdjian named Dior perfumer

Francis Kurkdjian

LVMH-owned Parfums Christian Dior has appointed Francis Kurkdjian as Perfume Creation Director of the brand. He succeeds François Demachy, who has been Dior’s perfumer since 2006.

Kurkdjian will also remain Artistic Director and perfumer of his own brand, Maison Francis Kurkdjian, which he co-founded in 2009 with Marc Chaya, and was acquired by LVMH in 2017.