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Gianfilippo Testa and Luisa Cicchetti (CEO and CPO Alexander McQueen)

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Gianfilippo Testa and Luisa Cicchetti (CEO and CPO Alexander McQueen)
Gianfilippo Testa and Luisa Cicchetti (CEO and CPO Alexander McQueen)

Time & Location

18 Mar 2024, 18:00 – 19:30

London, Kings College London, Stamford St, London SE1 9NQ, UK

About the Event

King's Economics and Finance Society is pleased to announce the upcoming visit of Alexander McQueen's President & CEO Gianfilippo Testa and CPO Luisa Cicchetti. Alexander McQueen is renowned for its groundbreaking designs, exceptional craftsmanship, and significant impact on modern fashion. This event offers a special chance to delve into the complexities of managing a business that is a leader in luxury fashion.

Gianfilippo Testa has had a distinguished career in the luxury market, marked by extensive expertise and notable achievements. Prior to becoming CEO of Alexander McQueen in May 2022, Mr Testa honed his skills through various prominent positions in the luxury industry. He has held positions as EMEA President and Vice President of Global Retail at Gucci, and as President of Asia Pacific at Fendi, a prestigious brand under the LVMH group. This diverse background equipped him with a deep understanding of the global luxury market, enabling him to adeptly navigate the complexities of brand development and international retail strategy. Luisa Cicchetti worked alongside Mr Testa at Gucci as EMEA CPO and previously worked as HR Manager at luxury brands including Valentino, Prada and Ermenegildo Zegna.

This fireside chat will offer an in-depth look at Mr Testa's career trajectory, insights into the challenges and triumphs of managing a global luxury fashion house, and his strategic vision for Alexander McQueen. Similarly, the discussion will delve into Luisa Cicchetti's pivotal role as CPO, exploring her contributions to the brand's operational excellence. Together, their narratives will provide a comprehensive overview of what it takes to lead and innovate within a global luxury fashion house. It will also be an invaluable session for those interested in the dynamics of the fashion industry, offering advice and inspiration for students aspiring to carve out careers in luxury fashion and management.

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