// Louis Vuitton names Youssef Marquis as its new communications director
// Marquis joins the French luxury house after a 13-year tenure at Givenchy
Louis Vuitton has appointed Youssef Marquis as its new fashion communication director, effective January 3.
Marquis will be based in Paris and will report to Stefano Cantino, vice president of communications and events at Louis Vuitton.
His duties will include defining the press strategy, growing the house’s relationships with international celebrities and influencers, and overseeing all fashion events.
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He will take up responsibilities previously handled by Benjamin Cercio, who was international director of press influence and entertainment relations.
Marquis graduated with a degree in business communication from École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences de l’Information et de la Communication, beginning his career in 2009 at Givenchy, another LVMH-owned brand. He would eventually be promoted to communications director of Givenchy.