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  • N° 2 of luxury globally

Profits and dividends (million €)

Employees in France and worldwide (End of 2021)

Greenhouse gas emissions

CEO pay

4,8 million € (2021)

Pay ratio between CEO and average worker

77 (2021)


63 % of employees 33 % of executive committee (2021)

Lobbying expenses declared

1,4 -1.6 million € (Paris, Brussels and Washington, 2021)

Share of subsidiaries in secret jurisdictions

24,8 % (2019)


11,8 % of turnover (2021)
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  • Headquarters 40, rue de Sèvres, Paris
  • Leadership François-Henri Pinault (chairman of the board and CEO since 2005)
  • Shareholders Groupe Artémis - Pinault family (41.74%), Baillie Gifford & Co (4.97%), Invesco (3.39%), Caisse des dépôts et consignations (2.45%)
  • Board members François-Henri Pinault (chairman of the board and CEO), Jean-François Palus (deputy CEO), Sophie L’Hélias (LeaderXXChange), Tidjane Thiam (Freedom Acquisition Corporation, ex Crédit Suisse), Yseulys Costes (Numberly), Héloïse Temple-Boyer (Financière Pinault representative), Emma Watson (actress), Jean-Pierre Denis (Paprec, ex Crédit Mutuel, ex Vivendi), Concetta Battaglia (workers representative), Claire Lacaze (workers representative), Jean Liu (DiDi Chuxing), Baudouin Prot (BNP Paribas), Daniela Riccardi (Moleskine)
  • Brands Gucci, Yves Saint-Laurent, Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Qeelin, Pomellato, Puma (via Groupe Artémis), Christie’s (via Groupe Artémis), Ponant (via Groupe Artémis), Le Point (via Groupe Artémis), Stade rennais FC (via Groupe Artémis), éditions Taillandier (via Groupe Artémis), Pinault Collection (via Groupe Artémis)
  • Former names and companies absorbed PPR, Pinault-Printemps-Redoute
  • Main countries France, Italy, Switzerland, United States, China

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