Birth of David Holder.
He obtained his Master’s degree in Finance and Management at Dauphine University.
He joined the Holder group as an apprentice baker & pastry cook.
He went to the USA at Berkeley’s University and obtained his post Master degree.
He returned to France where he was appointed Director of National and International Development with the Holder group.
David Holder took over the Ladurée tea room on rue Royale in Paris.
He was part of the team that created the Boulangerie Paul.
Opening of Ladurée store on Champs-Elysées, Paris VIII.
Appointed Vice-Chairman of the Holder group with special responsibility for finance and group strategy.
Opening of Ladurée store at the rue Bonaparte, Paris VI.
First Ladurée international opening at Harrods in London.
Opening of Ladurée store in Monaco and Geneva in Switzerland.
Opening de Ladurée store in Lausanne, Switzerland.
First opening of a Ladurée store in Japan.
Launch of Ladurée le BAR in Paris.
Inauguration of Ladurée store in Versailles inside the royal courtyard.
Opening of Ladurée stores in Dublin, Irlande ; Zurich, Switzerland and Nagoya, Japan.
Opening of Ladurée stores in Milan, Dubaï, Beyrouth, Kuwait, Riyad, Istanbul and Luxembourg.
First Ladurée shop in New York on Madison Avenue.
Launch in Japan of the collection Les Merveilleuses of Ladurée.
Inauguration of the Manufacture Ladurée in Enney, Switzerland.
Launch of the new brand exclusively dedicated to chocolate Les Marquis de Ladurée.
First opening of Ladurée in China, Hong Kong.
New Ladurée openings in Cannes and Saint Tropez (France), Anvers (Belgium), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Casablanca (Morocco) and Stockholm (Sweden).
Launch in France of the collection Les Merveilleuses de Ladurée.
New Ladurée shops in Singapore, Taiwan, Florence (Italia) and Bucarest (Romania).
First Ladurée tea room and restaurant in Soho,
New York City and Ladurée The Beach in Dubai.
New openings in Miami, Shanghai, Bangkok, Brussels, Sydney and Megève (France).