Christian Dior S.A.

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Christian Dior S.A.
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Industry Retail
Founded 1946
Headquarters Paris, France
Area Served Worldwide
Executive Chairman Bernard Arnault
CEO Sidney Soledano
Products Clothes, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear,

jewelry, timepieces, fragrance, make-up, and skincare products

Market Value 35.002,08 m$
Employees 108,546 (2014)

About Christian Dior S.A.[edit]

Christian Dior S.A., commonly known as Dior, is a French luxury goods company founded in 1946 by designer Christian Dior. Today the company is chaired by Bernard Arnault who is also the chairperson of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton S.A. The company creates and retails clothes, leather goods, fashion accessories, footwear, jewelry, timepieces, fragrance, and skin care merchandise along with their haute-couture designs. Christian Dior S.A. has 84,981 employees, and although the company remains mainly focused on women, they also operate the Dior Homme and the baby Dior segment.

Engagement in Cultural Diplomacy[edit]

Dior is engaged in a number of commitments aimed at culture development and supporting young artists, designers and dancers. The company supports an array of cultural initiatives, which reflect and nurture the core values that have driven the long-term success of their brand. Dior‘s sponsorship initiatives include several foundations and festivals with their main focus on fashion, such as The Princess Grace Foundation and W Magazine’s Fashion on Film Festival.

Employment Policy[edit]

Christian Dior S.A. employs 84,981 persons. The company recognizes diversity to be a great asset and is committed to deflect any discrimination linked to age, sex, background, opinion or any other personal characteristics during its recruitment process. Dior provides a fulfilling working environment to its employees in order to encourage trusting and collaborative relationships.

Notable Activities[edit]

Supporting Music and Visual Arts[edit]

Christian Dior collaborates with The Princess Grace Foundation its charity events, making the fashion luxury goods brand the sole presenting sponsor of the gala dinners. The initiative is mainly focused on recognizing and encouraging talented artists in theatre, dance and film. Additionally, the company has partnered with W Magazine in order to sponsor the magazine’s online, interactive Fashion on Film festival. Dior was the lead sponsor of the 2013 Guggenheim International Gala. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation places great importance on the understanding and appreciation of art, mainly of the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications.

External Links[edit]

Official Website