|Born||July 25, 1951|
|Alma mater||École Centrale Paris|
Sidney Toledano was born in Casablanca, Morocco, in a Moroccan Jewish family. He is the son of late Boris Toledano, former entrepreneur and the President of the Jewish community of Casablanca, and Ines Benezra. He married Katia Assous the 3rd of July 1981. They have three children together.
Education and careerEdit
He graduated from École centrale Paris in 1976, where he focused on applied mathematics. He started as a marketing consultant at Nielsen International, for which he will be sent to Brazil for a while. He then joined Kickers in 1982, where he was general secretary, and then he was appointed CEO at Lancel.
He left Lancel in 1993, and was invited by Bernard Arnault to join Christian Dior Couture to develop the marroquinerie department. He became the CEO of Dior in 1998, and, in February 2018, became the CEO of LMVH Fashion Group, which includes many fashion brands like Givenchy, Emilio Pucci, Marc Jacobs, Kenzo, etc.
He is the vice-president and administrator of the Institut Français de la Mode et du Comité Colbert. He is member of the Comité de Direction de la Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture and of the Fédération française de la couture. He presided the Chambre syndicale de la mode masculine from 2014 to 2019.
He was awarded Chevalier dans l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur and Officier dans l’ordre national du Mérite in France. He has also been awarded the Wissam Al-Arch to the grade of Officer by the King Mohammed VI of Morocco in 2007.
Notes and referencesEdit
- "Sidney Toledano". lesechos.fr. 16 May 2005.
- "Annuaire des professionnels de la grande consommation". lsa-conso.fr. 31 October 2019.
- "Sidney Toledano". www.lvmh.fr. 2019.
- "Le Souverain préside une réception à Tanger". lematin.ma. 30 July 2007.