Nicolas Baretzki will be the next head of Montblanc International when the current CEO Jérôme Lambert takes up his position as head of operations at Richemont.
Mr Lambert will be responsible for central and regional services of all maisons other than jewellery and watchmaking at Richemont.
The changes will be effective from April 1 next year, according to the nominations committee and board of Compagnie Financière Richemont as part of a major restructuring of the senior leadership team.
Mr Baretzki has spent his entire professional career at Richememont. He has worked at Montblanc as executive vice president sales since 2013. This followed eight years at stablemate Jaeger-LeCoultre, which he joined from Cartier.
Announcing the promotion, Mr Lambert said: “I am very pleased that Nicolas Baretzki becomes the Maison’s CEO. Mr. Baretzki has played an important role in the successful development of the Maison in the recent years and will be the right person to ensure the continuation of this route.”