SVP, Global Marketing & Brand
Appointed Senior Vice President, Brand and Marketing in September 2016, Arnaud Champenois has been instrumental in the rise in global brand awareness that underpins the Company’s strategic growth plan. With over 20-years experience leading brands, marketing and communication in the luxury goods and services sector, Mr. Champenois joined Belmond from Starwood Hotels and Resorts where he held the position of Vice President, Brand Director for Asia Pacific since 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Champenois was Regional ASEAN Brand Director for various brands such as Biotherm, Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani and Yves Saint Laurent at L’Oreal Luxury Products Division.
Before moving to Singapore in 2009, Mr. Champenois was Marketing Director for L’Oreal Travel Retail for Europe, Middle East and Africa, based in Paris. Earlier roles also include working for Cartier in London for three years.
Mr. Champenois is a French national and graduated from Ecole Des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, with a degree in Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Luxury Marketing and Communication. He is passionate about the arts, design, and gastronomy and enjoys trekking and diving around the world.