Cécile Cailac, Chanel
Cécile Cailac
Global Head of IP

Cécile started her career in 2004 in the law firm at Baker & McKenzie, advising on IP and litigations for major technology, media, pharmaceutical and cosmetic companies.

She joined Chanel in 2012 in which she headed the Europe regional IP team, based in Paris.

In 2019, Cécile has relocated to London to set up the Global Legal operations function at Chanel, and was the Chief of Staff of Chanel’s Global General Counsel. Cecile supported the overall department strategic planning, governance, innovation, cross-functional alignment and process improvements.

In 2023, Cécile was appointed as Global Head of Intellectual Property, leading Chanel’s IP and brand protection strategy worldwide.

Cécile is also a passionate driver of D&I initiatives in her company.