Swarovski names David Wielemans new Chief Financial Officer as of April 2023. He will also become new member of Swarovski’s Executive Committee and will report to Chief Executive Officer Alexis Nasard. Mr. Wielemans will be based in Männedorf, Switzerland.

In this role, Mr. Wielemans is replacing Mr. Frederik Westring, currently CFO ad interim, who will leave Swarovski at the end of June to pursue other interests. Until then, Mr. Westring will continue leading special projects, reporting to the CEO, Alexis Nasard.

This appointment is a further step in the transformation of the company and represents another phase of Swarovski’s luxurization journey. David Wielemans is a senior financial executive with rich luxury and retail experience, with deep subject matter financial expertise. He joins from Essilor/Luxottica where his last role was the Co-CFO for the EssilorLuxottica Group as well as the Group CFO for Essilor International. David Wielemans holds a Master of Finance and Accounting (DECF) degree from CNAM Paris (Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers)