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Geoffroy van Raemdonck

Chief Executive Officer

Neiman Marcus Group

New York, NY, USA

Geoffroy van Raemdonck
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Geoffroy’s Biography

Geoffroy van Raemdonck is the Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Group (NMG), a prominent American luxury department store chain, where he facilitates insightful business decisions and inspires innovative thinking.

He is an expert at transforming retail businesses into competitive enterprises, having driven digital innovation at luxury brands across the globe. With a deep understanding of the industry and truly passionate about luxury fashion and its artistic worth, Geoffroy was specifically chosen to transform NMG’s business, establishing a leadership team dedicated to digital excellence. He successfully guided NMG through a debt-reduction and restructuring plan, implementing a business model that integrates brick-and-mortar stores with remote selling and e-commerce to ensure the company's growth and competitiveness.

Early in his tenure, Geoffroy oversaw management of German e-commerce platform MyTheresa, massively increasing profits and leading to the company's successful public offering. He has also nurtured an inclusive business culture and has effectively integrated...
Geoffroy van Raemdonck is the Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Group (NMG), a prominent American luxury department store chain, where he facilitates insightful business decisions and inspires innovative thinking.

He is an expert at transforming retail businesses into competitive enterprises, having driven digital innovation at luxury brands across the globe. With a deep understanding of the industry and truly passionate about luxury fashion and its artistic worth, Geoffroy was specifically chosen to transform NMG’s business, establishing a leadership team dedicated to digital excellence. He successfully guided NMG through a debt-reduction and restructuring plan, implementing a business model that integrates brick-and-mortar stores with remote selling and e-commerce to ensure the company's growth and competitiveness.

Early in his tenure, Geoffroy oversaw management of German e-commerce platform MyTheresa, massively increasing profits and leading to the company's successful public offering. He has also nurtured an inclusive business culture and has effectively integrated Environmental, Social and Governance standards into the company.

Prior to joining NMG in 2018, Geoffroy was Group President of Europe, Middle East & Africa at Ralph Lauren Corporation, and he held various leadership positions at Louis Vuitton. He was also CEO of St. John Knits, a prominent women's knitwear label. Earlier in his career, Geoffroy held senior positions at L Brands and Express. He started his career with the Boston Consulting Group, gaining expertise in business growth strategies.

A keen supporter of the arts, Geoffroy sits on the Boards of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the American Composers Orchestra, a leading ensemble that focuses on the celebration and improvement of American composers.

He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Strategy from the University of Chicago, and a Master’s in Business and Science from Université catholique de Louvain.
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Neiman Marcus Group Celebrates Earth Month with In-Store Activations and Speaking Events...

Geoffroy van Raemdonck speaks on Neiman Marcus' ESG goals that have been set with the goal of bringing increased awareness and inspiring action of sustainability in the fashion industry.

Talking French and American Sustainability

Geoffroy van Raemdonck will be speaking about sustainability at the French American Chamber of Commerce's event in New York.

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Geoffroy’s Background

Neiman Marcus Group
Chief Executive Officer
Feb 2018 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Founded in 1907, the Neiman Marcus Group, formerly Neiman-Marcus, is an American chain of luxury department stores stocking luxurious and distinctive items from across the globe.
Ralph Lauren Corporation
Group President of Europe, Middle East & Africa
Nov 2014 - Nov 2017
Geneva, CH
Established by fashion designer Ralph Lauren in 1967, Ralph Lauren Corporation is a leading American fashion house manufacturing mid-range to high-end items.
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Geoffroy’s Gallery

Philanthropy

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Board of Directors
Jan 2019 - Present
Dallas, TX, USA
Founded in 1900, The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is a prominent Texas-based American orchestra. Its main performing place is the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas' Arts District.
American Composers Orchestra
Board of Directors
Jan 2004 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Established in 1977, The American Composers Orchestra is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development, celebration, performance, and advancement of orchestral music by American composers. The orchestra specializes in contemporary American music.

Media

Neiman Marcus Group Shares Progress Toward 2023 Fur-Free Commitment
Quoted
Mar 2022
New York, NY, USA
Geoffroy van Raemdonck, CEO of Neiman Marcus Group, sees this ambitious initiative as an important step in "a more sustainable future for fashion."
Neiman Marcus Successfully Emerges From Chapter 11, Reorganizes
Quoted
Sep 2020
Geoffroy van Raemdonck, CEO of Neiman Marcus Group, discusses a new board of directors, new owners, and his thoughts on the future of the company.

Interviews

Let Love Lead The Way
Quoted
Feb 2022
In this article about the company embarking on an introspective journey led by women with the goal of transforming itself, Geoffroy is quoted speaking about the Neiman Marcus Group becoming an incubator for amazing ideas and leading brands.
Making Life Extraordinary The Neiman Marcus Group Way
Quoted
Feb 2022
Geoffroy discusses the unique way in which the company accomplishes its goals and the significance of the Neiman Marcus Group culture.
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Features

How Neiman Marcus CEO is riding the luxury pandemic boom to rebuild post-bankruptcy
Feb 2022
New York, NY, USA
Fortune discusses Neiman Marcus Group's increasing focus on premium products online and in store – the company is going back to basics in order to recreate itself in the midst of a massive spending surge.

Specialist Courses

Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
Master of Management (CEMS)
1995
WU is the largest university in Europe focusing on economics and business. In 2020, it was ranked #37 out of 13,000+ universities across the globe offering management and business degrees.

Press Releases

Neiman Marcus Group Partners with Women-Founded NFT Project 'Boss Beauties' to Unveil Neiman's Co-Founder Carrie Marcus Neiman NFT Among New "Role Models" Collection on International Women's Day
Mar 2022
Neiman Marcus Group has announced new initiatives in celebration and support of International Women's Day and Women's History Month including panel discussions and partnerships with Runway of Dreams and Boss Beauties.
NEIMAN MARCUS LAUNCHES SPRING 2022 CAMPAIGN: LOOKING FORWARD, FORWARD LOOKING
Feb 2022
Neiman Marcus has announced that its spring campaign, titled "Looking Forward, Forward Looking," will seek to inspire customers to embrace themes of accepting future opportunites and innovation with an optimistic outlook.
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Geoffroy’s Education

The University of Chicago
MBA | Entrepreneurship and Strategy
1997 - 1998
Université catholique de Louvain
MS | Business and Science
1992 - 1995
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