Printemps makes leadership changes

Printemps Paris Haussmann

French department-store group Printemps has named Laurence Nicolas General Director of the Printemps Haussmann and Printemps du Louvre stores in Paris. Meanwhile, the company named Mathieu Staat as Omnichannel General Director.

Nicolas was Dior Timepieces & Jewelry CEO from 2001 to 2018. She has been Sotheby’s Jewelry & Watches Executive Vice President since 2018.

Staat was previously beauty retailer Sephora Europe and Middle East Digital & Customer Marketing Director. Prior to that, he was L’Occitane en Provence Digital and CRM International Director.

Printemps Group CEO Jean-Marc Bellaiche said the new leadership reflects the group’s recovery plan that focuses on re-connecting with its customers both in France and internationally and through its e-commerce sites.