Safilo Group S.p.A. informs that the current CEO of Safilo SPA has handed over her responsibilities and has entered into an agreement with Angelo Trocchia. Starting April 1, 2018, he is the new CEO of Safilo SPA
According to the agreement – executed earlier among Angelo Trocchia, Safilo Group S.p.A. and Multibrands Italy B.V., the reference shareholder of the Company – Mr Trocchia has been appointed as the Safilo Group’s CEO effect as from April 1, 2018 and, at the annual shareholders’ meeting to be held on April 24 (i.e. upon expiry of the Board of Directors currently in office), Angelo Trocchia will be on the list to be filed by Multibrands Italy B.V., in order to become a Director and CEO of Safilo Group S.p.A.
Angelo Trocchia will also hold the office of Sole Director of Safilo S.p.A. and Safilo Industrial S.r.l., subsidiaries of Safilo Group. He does not currently hold shares or other financial instruments of the Company.
After an MBA at the STOA’/MIT in Naples and a PHD in aeronautical engineering at the University La Sapienza in Rome, Angelo Trocchia began in 1991 an international career in Unilever, where he held various roles of increasing responsibility in supply chain and sales. Since 2013 Trocchia has held the position of Chairman and CEO of Unilever Italia, of which he has lead the business, today among the 5 most relevant in Europe. Previously he was Chairman and CEO of Unilever Israel.