Alain Wertheimer was bornon April 17, 1948 in New York, New York, France. Alain Wertheimer is the chairman of Chanel, the French luxury brand.
He owns the company with this brother Gerard, who oversees the watch division.
His grandfather Pierre Wertheimer founded it with Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel, the company's namesake.
Alain hired designer Karl Lagerfeld in 1983. Lagerfeld has become the public face of Chanel.
Alain Wertheimer is a member of Fashion & Retail