Yves Kerbiriou


Europe, Middle East & Africa

Founder & Managing Partner, KFG Conseil

For over 40 years, Yves Kerbiriou has developed a balanced career between Industry and Consulting: having spent +20 years in senior positions mostly in the Luxury industry, he then occupied for the next +20 years senior consulting positions in leading international Executive Search firms.

Having started his career as a Lawyer with Bouygues, he joined Moët-Hennessy where he became Secretary General. After the merger with Louis Vuitton, he was appointed Corporate Affairs Director, then Group Deputy-Human Resources Director of LVMH. Later, in the Fashion business, he became the Human Resources Director of Promod.

In Executive Search, Yves held Partner positions in the Paris offices of Ray & Berndtson (now Odgers Berndtson) and Eurosearch (now Exec Avenue) before joining Sterling International/Aiming in 2005. In 2010, he founded his own firm, KFG Conseil.

His field of expertise covers mainly Fashion, Branded & Luxury goods, Retail/ e-Commerce, Manufacturing and Services (Insurance, Consulting, Logistics, Real Estate, Media) both in the B2C and B2B sectors. His range of assignments extends from Management Committee (Sales & Marketing, Finance, HR, Operations, Digital, Supply Chain, etc.) to C-Suite positions, at French, EMEA or Worldwide level, for clients in Europe, the USA Japan and Asia.

Besides Executive Search, Yves also focuses on Management Audits and Leadership Assessments.

A graduate of the INSEAD MBA program, Yves holds a BA in Political Science from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (“Sciences Po”) and a Master of Law from Paris University (Pantheon/Sorbonne). He speaks fluent French and English. He is also a certified Practitioner of MBTI Steps I & II, 16PF6, Cubiks 360° and Strong.

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