General Manager Travel Retail APAC – Beauty

Jobs Facts

Job Status: Closed
Job Title: General Manager Travel Retail APAC – Beauty
Location: Hong-Kong
Relocation: No relocation allowed (local candidates only)
Industry: Beauty
Market: Asia Pacific
Channel: Travel Retail – Duty Free
Reporting to: Head of Global Travel Retail
Reports: team of 6 – 8 people
Traveling: 50%
Languages: English a must (any other language a plus)
Salary Range (USD): $180k to $200k base
Job ID: JO-1505-310


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Job Description

Our Client

Our client for this opportunity゠is a゠very well known beauty and fashion group with an office in Hong Kong for their Duty Free / Travel Retail operations in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.


The General Manager Travel Retail APAC will be in charge of sales and profits in Duty free for the region. He/she will prepare the strategic plan and ensure proper implementation, by managing the team, visiting key accounts such as DFS (Duty Free Shoppers), Heinemann, Dufry, etc…, and liaise with global HQ.

Ideal Profile

We are looking for a Travel Retail expert of the Asia Pacific region who is゠already based in Hong Kong. Category of product is not important, it could be Beauty, Wines & Spirits, Fashion, Watches & Jewelry etc…

Job Description

  • Please contact us.


  • Bachelor Degree minimum (MBA a plus)
  • 7 to 10゠years of experience in Travel Retail / Duty Free
  • Fluent in English is the only language requirement, but any other language would be a very strong plus.
  • Excellent with MS Office, Excel in particular
  • VERY open to Travel internationally (50%) and work extended hours
  • Familiar with multicultural and international environment
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Perfect presentation and communication skills
  • Appreciated previous experience:゠Bacardi, Beam Suntory, Brown Forman, Camus Cognac, Diageo, Distell Group, The Edrington Group, Heineken, Jose Cuervo, Maxxium, Moet Hennessy, Patron, Pernod Ricard, Remy Cointreau, Stoli, Whyte & MacKay, William Grant & Sons, Zamora, Clarins, Coty, Limited Brands, Dior, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, LVMH, Nestle, Hermes, Mars, Zilli, Shanghai Tang, Richemont, Cartier, BPI, Beaute Prestige International, Coach
  • Appreciated previous titles:゠Regional Director of Travel Retail, Global Travel Retail Director,