Stefano Rosso named Marni CEO

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The OTB Group has announced the appointment of Stefano Rosso as Marni’s new CEO

Mr Rosso replaces Barbara Calò, who will support him during the transitional period.

Stefano Rosso will report to OTB Group CEO, Ubaldo Minelli. He adds his new role to those of Chairman of Maison Margiela, board member of the OTB Group and CEO of BVX (Brave Virtual Xperience).

Marni is a unique brand that has built a solid global positioning in the last few years and is followed by a special community of creatives, artists and brand lovers all over the world. Stefano will have the important responsibility of fast-tracking Marni’s positioning on the luxury market and the new post is a further step forward in his professional career. I believe that his international experience and innovative vision will prove decisive in raising Marni’s iconic profile and reaching an even broader audience,” said OTB Group Chairman Renzo Rosso.

By appointing Stefano as Marni CEO, we wanted to strengthen the leadership of a brand that is a fundamental driver for the growth of the entire OTB Group. Marni still has great potential to be explored and we are convinced that Stefano is the right person to take it forward. I want to thank Barbara Calò for leading Marni’s development in the last few years and for her work in our Group,” said OTB Group CEO Ubaldo Minelli.

In addition to his current positions in the OTB Group, since October 2021 Stefano Rosso has been a member of the Board of AURA Blockchain Consortium, where he represents OTB, a steering member, together with LVMH, Prada Group and Cartier (Richemont). He is also President of the L.R. Vicenza football team.

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