Emma Watson Appointed Director Of Kering

Emma Watson Appointed Director Of Kering

The British actress, UN Women goodwill ambassador, is one of the three new directors of the French luxury group Kering. With her are appointed Jean Liu, president of the mobile transport platform Didi Chuxing, and the former director of Credit Suisse Tidjane Thiam.

Emma Watson has long campaigned for ethical fashion. She will now have the opportunity to influence one of the most important groups in the sector. The British actress was elected administrator of Kering (Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent or even Balanciaga), after the vote of the shareholders gathered in general assembly this Tuesday.

Emma Watson "is one of the most popular actresses and one of the most famous activists in the world." writes the luxury group in its press release. The young woman, a UN Women goodwill ambassador, notably promotes the Good on You project, the fashion Yuka. 

This application offers consumers information related to the brand's ecological footprint, its respect for animals and the working conditions it imposes.

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