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Pauline Brown

For more than 25 years, Pauline Brown has acquired, built and led global luxury brands. She currently is writing a book, based on a popular graduate school course, called The Business of Aesthetics, which she designed and taught at Harvard Business School from 2016 through 2017. Prior to 2016, Pauline was the Chairman of North America for the world’s leading luxury goods company, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton. At LVMH, Pauline provided regional leadership for 70 brands in 5 sectors, including fashion & leather goods, watches & jewelry, perfumes & cosmetics, wines & spirits, and selective retailing. She also served on the Board of Directors of L Capital, a private equity fund backed by LVMH, as well as the boards of LVMH’s U.S. subsidiaries, including Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, and Fresh Cosmetics.