The Group's Executive Management consists of the following members:

 
Patrick
Rasquinet

President & Group CEO
Richard
Werder

CFO
Brigitte Bruggmann
Vice President Global Human Resources
François
Le Gloan

Vice President Americas & Oceania
Edouard Feller
Vice President Global Supply Chain
Angela Chen
Vice President
ASIA
Greg Prodromides
Vice President
Global Marketing
Laurent Marteau
Vice President
Global Travel Retail
Kirsten Hangarter
Vice President
EMEA
Since September 2010 Patrick Rasquinet has been President and CEO of the La Prairie Group. He is a graduate of the e.p.H.E.C., Belgium, where he studied Marketing & Business Administration.
Patrick Rasquinet started his career at Beiersdorf Belgium in 1993, worked as Sales Director at Beiersdorf Brazil and held the position as General Manager at Nivea Seoul, South Korea. In 2005, he was appointed General Manager Beiersdorf Russia.
Richard Werder joined the La Prairie Group in August 2016 as CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and member of the Board of Directors.
Richard is a certified Accountant and Controller and he has started his career 1980 at SUVA, a Swiss Insurance Company, working as insurance expert and later external auditor. He moved on to Erdgas Zurich (today: Energie 360°), the biggest natural gas supplier in Switzerland, where he was leading the Controlling Department.
As of 1998, Richard worked for Hero, a Swiss FMCG Company, focusing on Infant Nutrition and Fruit Products, where he held different finance positions, including CFO of the Swiss Entity, Regional CFO Hero Middle East and Africa, and in his latest position as General Manager Switzerland.
Since 1999 Brigitte Bruggmann has been responsible for the Human Resources Department of the La Prairie Group, and since January 2011 she has been part of the Board of Directors of the group.
She is a graduate of the Business School KV and holds a Swiss federal diploma in Business Administration. After some years of commercial practice she completed an economically specialized, postgraduate professional education to obtain a Swiss federal diploma in Human Resources. Until 1999 she worked in the Human Resources Department of a renowned, internationally operating IT company.
Greg Prodromides joined the La Prairie Group in 2013 and was appointed member of the Board of Directors in July 2014. In December 2014 he assumed responsibility for Global Marketing for the La Prairie brand. In this position he is responsible for global brand equity and strategy across all regions.
He holds a MSc in Chemical Engineering from the National Polytechnic School of Athens as well as a MSc in Business & Marketing Management from CIM, London. Previously Greg served as the International Skincare Director for Parfumes Christian Dior. He has more than 20 years of experience successfully managing beauty and luxury brands at local, regional and global levels.
Laurent Marteau joined the La Prairie Group in August 2014 as Head of Travel Retail Worldwide and was promoted member of the Board of Directors in November 2014.
He graduated from IEP Lyon and EM Lyon Business School where he studied Macro Economy / Finance and Sales & Marketing. He has extensive experience in Travel Retail and has held positions as Account Manager, Regional Director and Worldwide Director Travel Retail. Laurent brings more than 14 years of experience in the luxury selective industry and worked for LVMH Group before joining the La Prairie Group.
Kirsten Hangarter joined the La Prairie Group in February 2003 and was appointed member of the Board of Directors in October 2014, assuming responsibility for the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa).
She earned a Swiss federal diploma in Marketing and brings a wide array of business experience in the cosmetic sector, as well as experience in Marketing & Sales and leadership. Kirsten has held several positions within the company, such as Retail Marketing Director, Brand Director and General Manager Switzerland. Prior to her promotion to member of the Board of Directors she was the Business Development Director EMEA.
François Le Gloan joined the La Prairie Group in November 2011 as Regional Vice President responsible for Americas (USA, Canada, Mexico, South America) and Oceania. He is a member of the Board of Directors.
He studied Political Sciences & Macro Economics at IEP Paris and is an MBA graduate of the Business School HEC Paris.
François has 20 years of experience in the luxury selective business with two main companies: Christian Dior (LVMH Group) and Sisley. At Christian Dior, Fraçois gained extensive experience in different areas having worked in Sales and Marketing functions in Paris, Korea and Hong Kong before being promoted to General Manager Korea in 2000. After 12 years with LVMH, he joined Sisley and moved to Europe as Managing Director Europe. After 3 years François decided to return to Christian Dior and took over the position as Managing Director Asia and Japan, located in Hong Kong, before joining La Prairie Group.
Angela Chen joined La Prairie Group in March 2016 as the Regional Vice President for Asia and member of the Board of Directors. Her major was Information Science at ECN University Shanghai.
Angela began her working life in 1991. She has 25 years of experience in marketing roles. She started with Unilever where her last position was Regional Vice President of North Asia for Skin Care. Since then Angela joined Avon for 4 years as the Vice President for Asia Regional Brand Marketing Center. Prior to joining La Prairie Group, Angela held a Global Vice President role for Oral Health at Glaxo Smith Kline. Her geographic experience includes China, Japan, Thailand and United Kingdom.
Edouard Feller joined the La Prairie Group in September 2012 as Vice President Global Supply Chain and member of the Board of Directors.
In this position he is responsible for all aspects of the supply chain delivering outstanding service to our customers and high quality products to our consumers.
Edouard holds a MS from the ETH Lausanne in Material Sciences and an MBA from Georgia State University.
He spent most of his career to date in the food industry, holding positions of increasing responsibility in R&D, procurement and manufacturing in various European countries and the USA. Before joining La Prairie Group he was Head of Global Supply Chain at Hero.