Sevda Koç

Practice Director, Luxury Retail
Paris
Luxury Retail Consulting

Sevda Koç is the Practice Director for the Luxury Retail sector at P&C Global and a key member of the Strategy & Innovation and Corporate Performance practice groups. Bringing over 25 years of professional experience spanning startups, mid-market firms, and Global 500 organizations, Sevda has extensive expertise in the retail, global personal luxury goods, and global logistics industries.

Her career path has seen her hold pivotal leadership roles at globally recognized luxury brands. At LVMH Group, she served as a Chief Strategy Officer, leading the development and execution of strategic initiatives for one of the group’s brands to enhance market position and financial performance. At Groupe Galeries Lafayette, she held the position of Director of Corporate Performance, where she drove significant enhancements in operational efficiency and profitability. Before these roles, she was the Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A, driving key innovation initiatives to reinforce the brand’s luxury positioning.

In her role at P&C Global, Sevda has been instrumental in driving corporate performance improvements in the luxury retail and personal luxury goods sectors:

  • She led a comprehensive operational efficiency improvement initiative for a Global 500 luxury retail brand, resulting in a 15% reduction in operating costs.
  • For a renowned personal luxury goods firm, she designed and implemented a successful product innovation strategy, driving a 20% increase in annual revenue.
  • Sevda championed a digital transformation initiative for a leading luxury brand, enhancing customer experience and driving a 30% uplift in online sales.
  • At a global logistics company serving luxury retailers, she spearheaded a strategic repositioning exercise, leading to improved service delivery and client satisfaction.

Sevda’s distinguished professional background is bolstered by an equally impressive academic pedigree. Her educational journey includes a Bachelor of Business Administration from Bilkent University, a dual Master’s degree in Management & Innovation from HEC Paris and Technical University of Munich’s School of Management, and a postgraduate executive education certificate in Strategic Leadership from Harvard Business School.

Sevda resides in Paris with her husband. In her leisure time, she enjoys exploring the rich cultural and culinary scene of Paris, reflecting her passion for refined experiences and her deep appreciation for the arts. An accomplished equestrienne, Sevda’s love for horses also illustrates her commitment to precision, elegance, and harmony, principles that guide her professional life.

Sevda’s insights and expertise in strategy, innovation, and corporate performance are widely recognized, making her a sought-after thought leader in the field.

In her role as Practice Director at P&C Global, Sevda Koç continues to shape the future of the luxury retail sector through her exceptional leadership, strategic acumen, and dedication to driving business excellence.

Past Experience

LVMH Group
Chief Strategy Officer

Groupe Galeries Lafayette
Director of Corporate Performance

Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A
Vice President of Strategy and Innovation

Academic Credentials

Bilkent University
BA, Business Administration

HEC Paris & TUM School of Management
MSc, Management & Innovation

Postgraduate Credentials

Harvard Business School
Executive Certificate,
Strategic Leadership

Domain Expertise

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