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Rémy Cointreau names travel retail CEO

Fida Bou Chabke has been appointed CEO of Rémy Cointreau Global Travel Retail, effective from 1 July.

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Fida Bou Chabke will take up the CEO of GTR role from 1 July

Bou Chabke will succeed Adam Hamzah, who is leaving to pursue other personal interests. She will be based in Singapore.

Bou Chabke has worked for Rémy Cointreau for six years; her roles have included general management positions in Asia and Europe, and most recently the title of general manager of Louis XIII in the Americas.

As CEO of global travel retail, Bou Chabke will develop the company’s portfolio across the channel.

She will also continue to lead on diversity, equity and inclusion in partnership with the firm’s committee worldwide.

Ian McLernon, CEO – EMEA, Asia Pacific and global travel retail, said: “Please join me in congratulating Fida on her new role and wishing her continued success within the group.

“With Fida joining our leadership team, we eagerly anticipate further growth of our brands in the strategically significant global travel retail channel.”

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Alice Hoffmann has been named marketing director for global travel retail

In other news, Rémy Cointreau has also named Alice Hoffmann as marketing director for global travel retail. Also due to be based in Singapore, Hoffmann will report to Bou Chabke.

Hoffmann has 14 years’ experience with Rémy Cointreau in various brand management roles. Most recently, she held the position of global brand director for Cointreau, based in Paris.

Rémy Cointreau experienced a 10.1% increase in its full-year sales during fiscal 2022/23.

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