Guess announced today the appointment of Gilles Bariguian as Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), reporting to Paul Marciano.

Gilles Bariguian will be responsible for the business for the entire spectrum of EMEA countries and will be a key member of the Guess, Inc. senior management team.

Paul Marciano comments: "He is a great coach and supporter of people and passionately develops his organization to the fullest. His global knowledge and cultural experience as well as his strong values and the priority he places on the organization will be an asset for the Guess?, Inc. European Team.”

In 1991, Bariguian started his career with Procter & Gamble in France and subsequently he led marketing and commercial teams in Brussels and Geneva. After being successful in Europe, he moved to China to manage one of the biggest accounts of Procter and Gamble across all Asian countries. He returned to Geneva as the Global Operations Leader of the Braun Division.