Erstwhile LVMH executive Kevin Roche takes up senior role at Woods Bagot

By Luke Barras-hill |

Kevin-Roche-WoodsBagotArchitectural firm Woods Bagot has appointed former LVMH executive Kevin Roche as Global North America Retail Sector Leader based out of Los Angeles.

Roche previously spent 10 years in Paris and Hong Kong transforming DFS Group’s duty free shops and downtown gallerias.

He possesses 40 years’ experience in the fields of integrated architecture, planning, merchandising, market and branding in retail, entertainment and hospitality.

Previously CEO of Fitch Worldwide, Roche has worked with LVMH’s Le Bon Marché and Le Grande Epicerie in Paris, de Bijenkorf’s Department Stores (Selfridges Group) throughout the Netherlands, Rotterdam City Centre and the Meadowood Resort and the Wine Reserve in Napa Valley.

He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, where he holds a Distinguished Alumnus Award.


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