PARIS: David Newhouse has been appointed financial PR head of
Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR), one of France’s major industrial
groups, which includes the Le Printemps department store chain, and
which is owned by Francois Pinault, characterised as France’s wealthiest
man, and the owner of, among other properties, the British auction house
Christie’s. Newhouse was previously head of financial communications at
Valeo. In his new position, Newhouse will step up PPR’s financial PR and
investor relations divisions.