CEO – Luxury Lifestyle, Beauty & Fragrances

Salary: DOE
Type: Executive

About the Role:

A leading regional group with a commanding presence in the UAE luxury market is seeking an experienced CEO for their luxury lifestyle business. This is a critical leadership position tasked with overseeing the full P&L and driving strategic growth initiatives. This leader should bring deep insights into brand growth, retail expansion, GCC-wide distribution, and global luxury brand partnerships, with a distinct acumen in the perfumery and fragrance sphere.

Location: Dubai, UAE (This is a full-time role based in Dubai)

Package: Six Figure TAX Free + Relocation package

Job Objective:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the division’s Profit & Loss (Sales & Costs).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assume full P&L oversight: Sales & Costs.
  • Craft and execute strategic plans in line with company’s mission and growth objectives.
  • Spearhead new initiatives and market development strategies.
  • Streamline the department ensuring seamless sales, finance, and supply chain operations.
  • Conceptualize growth strategies and business development activities.
  • Foster business ties in both retail and wholesale markets.
  • Lead revenue-generation strategies.
  • Regularly evaluate financial statements and activity reports for progress evaluation.
  • Amplify the company’s brand presence and reputation.
  • Represent the company in high-stakes negotiations and foster enduring relationships.
  • Deliver monthly reports to the Group CEO and executive meetings.

Candidate Profile:

  • Educational Qualifications: Business Degree is advantageous. Industry-specific certifications and training are highly desirable.
  • Experience: Minimum of 15 years at a similar executive level.
  • Industry: Luxury Retail – Beauty or Luxury Consumer products. Fragrance industry experience is a plus.
  • Languages: Fluent in English. French proficiency is preferred.
  • Technical Proficiency: Familiarity with various CRMs/ERPs.
  • License: UAE Driving License mandatory. Possession of a personal car is essential.
  • Travel: Willingness to travel up to 80% of the time.
  • Working Hours: Standard business hours with some flexibility.
  • Inter-departmental Collaboration: Regular interaction with Logistics, Stores, Finance, HR, IT, and Operations.

Luxury Recruit International is conducting this confidential search on behalf of our esteemed client on an exclusive basis. We are committed to ensuring a seamless and discreet executive search experience for both our clients and candidates.

Interested candidates fitting the profile are encouraged to submit their applications or reach out to our dedicated consultant.

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