Marco Gobbetti​

Winner of the 2021 Social & Environmental Sustainability Award

Marco Gobbetti is an Italian businessman, and the CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo. Starting his career in management at luxury companies such as Bottega Veneta, Valextra, and Moschino, and became CEO of Givenchy in 2004 and was the chairman and the CEO of Céline. Marco Gobbetti began his career as Sales Director at Bottega Veneta, where he was later appointed as Group Marketing and Sales Director. From 1989 to 1993 Marco Gobbetti served as CEO of Valextra, followed by a CEO position at Moschino from 1993 to 2004. In 2004 Marco Gobbetti became CEO of Givenchy and was CEO of Céline from 2008 to 2016; both companies are part of the French luxury-goods group LVMH. In 2017 Marco Gobbetti joined the Burberry Group as CEO.  Since January 2022, Marco Gobbetti is CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.

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