New president of Champagne Lanson

Champagne Lanson has appointed a new president, François Van Aal, following the retirement of its former president, Philippe Baijot.

Mr. Van Aal, following his studies at the Northeastern University of Boston in the US, and then at Dauphine University in Paris, began a career in advertising and luxury goods marketing.

In 1994 he joined Rémy-Cointreau and held positions in marketing, sales, and profit management, initially in the US and then in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.