Philippe is a veteran of the luxury industry. Served 20 years at LVMH as C.E.O. of Veuve Clicquot, then C.E.O. of the MoëtHennessy Group and then founder of the LVMH Watches & Jewelry division and later advisor to the Chairman Bernard Arnault. Philippe retired in 2012 to develop his family business in Burgundy, while serving as an independent advisor and director on a number of companies and projects. Currently an advisor to John Hardy (L Catterton), Baron Philippe de Rothschild (BPHR) and chairman of Champagne Barons de Rothschild (SCB).