“This is quite the do,” said David Furnish, neatly summing up the goings-on at the 20th anniversary of Charles Finch’s annual pre-BAFTAdinner, cohosted by Chanel. For this edition, Finch took over the entire labyrinthine sprawl of private members club 5 Hertford Street...
DEAN & DELUCA, the world’s leading purveyor of fine food, enters the sports nutrition market with the launch of the DEAN & DELUCA Performance line. Charles Finch, DEAN & DELUCA Chairman states “DEAN & DELUCA has a proud history of innovation. We believe strongly in the opportunity and vision of DEAN & DELUCA as a leading innovator in the sports world, due to the authority of the brand and the great potential for the brand in this growing category.”
Charles Finch may wear many hats — Hollywood producer, worldwide chairman of Dean & DeLuca, entrepreneur and brand-builder — but he sticks, more or less, to a single uniform whether he’s in Los Angeles, Bangkok, New York or London. The executive producer of the new Whitney Houston documentary “Whitney: Can I Be Me,” and an upcoming one on Cecil Beaton, Finch is also a founding shareholder of Chucs Dive & Mountain Shop in London, and head of the brand consultancy Finch & Partners.
London-based businessman Charles Finch is chairman of Dean & DeLuca and is also an investor. Finch will expand the food retailer to London in the near future by opening a store on the city’s Mount Street, near to The Connaught hotel and amid designer boutiques operated by the likes of Roland Mouret, Oscar de la Renta, Nicholas Kirkwood and Roksanda.
British branding guru Charles Finch will honor Italian director Paolo Sorrentino at his Finch & Partners’ ninth annual Filmmakers Award at the Cannes Film Festival.