BUSINESS: Suppliers Marchon Names Le Guennec International Travel Retail Director By Staff Monday, November 19, 2012 12:00 AM Erwan Le Guennec MELVILLE, N.Y.— Marchon Eyewear, Inc. has announced the appointment of Erwan Le Guennec as the new international travel retail director, a new position within the company. Le Guennec will be based out of Marchon Europe BV in Amsterdam, reporting directly to Nicola Zotta, managing director of Marchon Europe BV. “We have decided to invest significantly more in the travel retail channel for the next years to capture the growth opportunities of the sunglasses category and to capitalize on our continuously expanded branded portfolio,” said Claudio Gottardi, president and CEO of Marchon. “Erwan is going to be a great addition to the Marchon team. He will bring a new point of view as well as critical knowledge and skills to the company. We are excited that he has accepted this new challenge.” Le Guennec brings to Marchon over 10 years of experience in the luxury sector and strong international expertise, the company said. Previously, he was with the LVMH Group working as the travel retail director of Europe and Africa for fragrance brands. Prior to this role, Le Guennec helped to create and build the travel retail business for Kenzo Parfums in the Asia-Pacific region.