Constellation Brands elects Tiffany exec to board

25th July, 2016 by Kristiane Sherry

Constellation Brands has elected Frederic Cumenal, CEO at luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co, to its board of directors, increasing the number of members from 10 to 11.

Frederic Cumenal Constellation Brands

Frederic Cumenal has been elected to the Constellation Brands board of directors

Cumenal will serve as a board member effective 20 July 2016.

Prior to his appointment as chief executive officer of Tiffany & Co. in April 2015, Cumenal worked as president, holding the role from September 2013. Before that, he served as executive vice president, with responsibility for the sales and distribution of Tiffany & Co. products globally.

Before joining Tiffany & Co., Cumenal spent 15 years in senior leadership positions in LVMH Group’s wine and spirits businesses, most recently as president and CEO of Moët & Chandon, S.A. Previously, he held the role as president of Domaine Chandon and was managing director of Moet Hennessy Europe.

“We’re pleased to welcome Frederic to the board of directors,” said Constellation’s chairman of the board, Richard Sands.

“We believe his keen understanding of branding and his relevant experience in the wine and spirits business will continue to strengthen our board and further Constellation Brands’ leadership in total beverage alcohol.”

Constellation Brands previously expanded its board of directors from nine to 10 members in July 2015 when Daniel McCarthy of Frontier Communications Corporation was elected to serve.

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