VivaTech 2021


Frédéric Arnault





A graduate of France’s École Polytechnique (X2014), Frédéric Arnault started his professional career at Facebook before moving on to consulting firm McKinsey. He joined TAG Heuer at the beginning of 2017 to manage its smartwatch activities. In October 2018, he was appointed Chief Strategy and Digital Officer and led the company’s ambitious transformation and digitalization efforts in close collaboration with Stéphane Bianchi, CEO of the LVMH Watchmaking Division and of TAG Heuer from November 2018 to June 2020. In July 2020, Frédéric Arnault was appointed as CEO of TAG Heuer. As head of the Maison, his ambition is to accelerate the development of TAG Heuer, a pioneer of the watchmaking industry since 1860, by fueling innovation and maximising the value of the brand’s iconic collections. Frédéric Arnault shares his time between TAG Heuer’s headquarters in La Chaux-de-Fonds (Switzerland), its Eysins site (Switzerland) and Paris (France). An outstanding pianist who has played with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Frédéric Arnault is also an avid runner and tennis player.