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reference in the world of luxury, Cartier, whose name is synonymous with open-mindedness and curiosity, stands out with its creations and reveals beauty wherever it may lie. Jewellery, high jewellery, watchmaking and fragrances, leather goods and accessories: Cartier’s creations symbolize the convergence between exceptional craftsmanship and a timeless signature. Today, Cartier is part of the Richemont Group and has a worldwide presence through its network of flagships and boutiques, authorized retail partners, and online.

Cartier is pleased to partner with Istituto Marangoni and POLIMI Gradaute School of Management to cocurate the new Global Master for Luxury Business Professionals to foster the future leaders of luxury. As an international luxury Maison, Cartier actively supports and nurtures talents. We are committed to further facilitate the dialogue between business and education to have a concrete and lasting impact. Cartier will contribute to enrich the new joint initiative with the forward-thinking business challenges to further tap synergies of the unique collaboration between those two renowned educational institutions. Cartier will welcome students for an experiential week in Paris. The program will be an immersion within our Maison’s universe providing students with a comprehensive learning path tailored to the context of the fast-paced managerial, environmental, and technological transformation. Students will be tackling the luxury challenges of tomorrow to reinforce their business acumen while interacting with the Maison’s experts. Cartier is strongly committed to creating opportunities for interaction and sharing amongst students, professors and business leaders. I am confident that partnering with Istituto Marangoni and POLIMI Graduate School of Management on the new visionary program will allow us to strengthen our contribution to the excellence of the future leaders in luxury.

Béatrice Wenzel-Lux-Krönig
Senior Vice President Human Resources

Launched in 1999, is the leading platform for global wholesale trade. We serve millions of buyers and suppliers around the world. As part of the Alibaba Group, our mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. We do this by giving suppliers the tools necessary to reach a global audience for their products, and by helping buyers find products and suppliers quickly and efficiently. brings you hundreds of millions of products in over 40 different major categories, including consumer electronics, machinery and apparel. Buyers for these products are located in 190+ countries and regions, and exchange hundreds of thousands of messages with suppliers on the platform each day.

Alibaba Group is proud to support the Global Master for Luxury Business Professionals. In addition to online learning on the new meaning of innovation for Luxury, digital transformation, sustainability and responsible Luxury included in the core module ‘Disruption to the «new» Luxury industry’, participants will have the opportunity to explore the dynamic environment of the new luxury industry, with the support of exclusive brands like Alibaba Group and get a closer look at innovative platforms such as Alibaba Tmall Luxury Pavillon, a leading e-commerce platform built for fashion and luxury that provides consumers with a premium digital shopping experience. Alibaba Group will support the experiential week in London and enrich the course with direct testimonials from English fashion brands and businesses present on their platform.

Christina Fontana
Head of Fashion & Luxury Europe and U.S. for Tmall at Alibaba Group