Emma Watson – the New Kering Board Member
Emma Watson is well known as the main witch of Hogwarts became a member of Kering’s board of directors. But it is necessary to admit that she is famous for her commitment to conscious consumption, her interest in environmental issues, and her support for sustainable fashion. François-Henri Pinault, CEO of the Kering conglomerate, emphasized that he greatly welcomes the actress among the company’s representatives.
Fashion conglomerate Kering introduced new board members – beautiful Emma Watson, president of the Didi Chuxing online platform Jean Liu and former CEO of Credit Suisse Group Tidjane Thiam. Their candidacies were approved by the shareholders of Kering at the annual general meeting of the company. By the way, Emma Watson was also nominated as the board’s chair of the sustainability committee.
Emma Watson is known not only for her acting career but also for her activism. The girl advocates inclusiveness and equality, takes part in different projects connected with environmental issues, and supports a sustainable approach to fashion, tkes part in different projects connected with . In 2014 she became a UN Global Goodwill Ambassador. François-Henri Pinault, CEO of the conglomerate, said he was proud of his talented and creative team. «I am pleased to welcome to our board Jean Liu, Tidjan Thiam, and Emma Watson. Their knowledge and expertise as well as their diverse experience and perspectives will be valuable contribution to the Kering board of directors. The collective mind ,that comes from different perspectives and a wealth of experience, is crucial to our company’s future», Pinault said.
Sometimes success comes suddenly, but it is not easy to hold on to it, Emma is one of those actresses and activists who constantly develops and contributes not only to filmmaking but also to protecting the environment, and this is a very important step.