Kilian Hennessy, the son of Jean Hennessy and Marguerite de Mun, was a direct, fifth generation descendent of Richard Hennessy, who founded Hennessy in 1765. He became the CEO of Hennessy during the 1970s and spearheaded the 1971 merger with the Moët et Chandon champagne company. The merger resulted in the creation of Moët Hennessy.
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