A world leader in apparel and accessories, Kering develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, McQ, Stella McCartney, Tomas Maier, Boucheron, Dodo, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, Pomellato, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Puma, Volcom and Cobra. By ‘empowering imagination’ in the fullest sense, Kering encourages its brands to reach their potential, in the most sustainable manner. 
Company Growth (employees)
Paris, FR
Size (employees)
34,695 (est)-13%
Kering was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

Key People/Management at Kering

Francois-Henri Pinault

Francois-Henri Pinault

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Marc Duplaix

Jean-Marc Duplaix

Chief Financial Officer
Jean-Philippe Bailly

Jean-Philippe Bailly

Chief Operating Officer
Marie-Claire Daveu

Marie-Claire Daveu

Chief Sustainability Officer & Head Of International Institutional Affairs
Valérie Duport

Valérie Duport

Senior Vice President, Communications and Image, Kering
Carlo Alberto

Carlo Alberto

Chief Client & Marketing Officer
Jean-Franсois Palus

Jean-Franсois Palus

Group Managing Director
Albert Bensoussan

Albert Bensoussan

Chief Executive Officer, Luxury – Watches and Jewellery Division
Marco Bizzarri

Marco Bizzarri

Chief Executive Officer, Gucci
Béatrice Lazat

Béatrice Lazat

Senior Vice President Human Resources
Roberto Vedovotto

Roberto Vedovotto

Chief Executive Officer, Kering Eyewear
Francesca Bellettini

Francesca Bellettini

Chief Executive Officer, Saint Laurent

Kering Office Locations

Kering has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
40 Rue de Sèvres

Kering Financials and Metrics

Kering Financials

Kering's revenue was reported to be €11.6 b in FY, 2015 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

11.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

7.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

680.2 m

Market capitalization (27-Oct-2017)

49.9 b

Closing share price (27-Oct-2017)

Kering's current market capitalization is €49.9 b.
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


9.7 b10 b11.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.6 b3.7 b4.5 b

Gross profit

6 b6.3 b7.1 b
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Kering Operating Metrics

Kering's Stores was reported to be 1.3 k in 2015, which is a 7% increase from the previous period
Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


1.15 k1.19 k1.26 k
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Kering Market Value History

Kering's Web-traffic and Trends

Kering Online and Social Media Presence

Kering News and Updates

Apax Makes Waves on the Battlefield of Luxury E-Commerce

With MatchesFashion and now Moda Operandi in its portfolio of investments, what is Apax Partners’ endgame in fashion e-commerce?

The BoF Podcast Episode 20: Creative Minds with Christopher Kane and Tim Blanks

BoF's editor at large Tim Blanks speaks with leading British designer Christopher Kane to find out how the mind of Kane ticks.

Power Moves | Mugler's New Artistic Director, Kering Hires Chief Client and Digital Officer

Mugler has tapped Casey Cadwallader to creatively lead the house as artistic director, while Kering has appointed Grégory Boutté to the newly created role of chief client and digital officer.

Kering Hires Chief Client and Digital Officer in Online Push

The group has hired former eBay manager Gregory Boutte for the newly created post, as luxury goods companies strive to tap surging demand for online sales.

Report: Italian Financial Police Visit Gucci Offices in Tax Probe

Milan prosecutors suspected the Kering-owned brand may have paid taxes on profits generated by sales in Italy in another country with a more favourable tax regime, according to a source.

Artemis CEO to Step Down

Patricia Barbizet, who helms the Pinault family’s investment arm, is stepping aside in a move that speeds the changing of the guard atop the French luxury-goods industry.
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Kering Company Life and Culture

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