Diamond firm Hearts On Fire (HOF) has appointed luxury industry veteran Stephane Barraque as its new Global Chief Revenue Officer. The role was created to lead all commercial activities for Hearts On Fire globally, and support the further development of the brand globally through wholesale, retail, e-commerce, and joint venture channels. With more than 25 years of experience in the development of luxury brands, Barraque will also be responsible for identifying new global business opportunities.
"With the strong support of our parent company, Chow Tai Fook (CTF), HOF is now poised for the next stage of its global development and Stephane's deep knowledge of the luxury industry, and passion for building successful brands will be invaluable to that growth", said Hearts On Fire President Caryl Capeci."
Barraque spent 17 years working at Richemont's luxury brands, was in marketing for watches at Cartier, and led the international development of Baume & Mercier. In 2008, he joined the LVMH Group to become President of Dior Timepieces for the Americas.