Belmond Ltd. has introduced Arnaud Champenois as senior vice president, marketing & brand, effective immediately.
Champenois has over 20 years of experience in marketing and communications in the luxury goods and services sector. He joins Belmond after five years with Starwood Hotels and Resorts as vice president, brand director for Asia Pacific. Prior to 2011, 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, he was marketing director for L’Oreal travel retail for Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Earlier roles also include working for Cartier in London for three years.
Champenois is a French national and graduate from Ecole Des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, with a degree in fast moving consumer goods, luxury marketing, and communication.