The Luxury Item
The Luxury Item
Dec 14, 2021
S05 E03: Didier and Sophie Guillon of the Valmont Group
Play • 40 min
Scott Kerr is joined by Didier Guillon, President and Artistic Director of the Valmont Group and Sophie Guillon, CEO of the Valmont Group. The husband and wife team lead the Swiss luxury beauty brand Valmont, whose roots date back to 1905 and has a strong celebrity following. Sophie and Didier discuss acquiring the cellular cosmetics company more than 30 years ago and driving growth through its four business pillars. They also talk about why art is core to Valmont's brand DNA, the advanced science behind its cosmetic products, opening luxury residences in Europe for valued clients, the importance of Valmont's global art foundation, how they're attracting younger customers, and why Valmont is thriving in China. Plus: Breaking into the U.S. with a new luxury spa at the Carlyle Hotel in New York City

Didier and Sophie Guillon of the Valmont Group (

Scott Kerr, Founder & President of Silvertone Consulting

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