1. It’s a marathon, it’s not a sprint. Ten years. Fifteen years. You’ve got to get up everyday, with a new idea, a new spin, and you’ve got to bring it to work, every day 2. CEOs can talk and blab each day about culture, but the employees all know who the jerks are. They could … Leggi tutto

Some key learnings from what happened last week. – China is increasingly the battlefield for Brands survival and growth. Be focused, learn the rules and try not to mess with them – Don’t be obsessed by China only. Develop a healthy Brand growth globally – The Brand reputation comes before any personal opinion of the … Leggi tutto

Despite the fact that women are a key target in fashion and luxury, there are not so many women CEOs case histories. Francesca Bellettini is a flagship CEO of Kering and one of the most inspiring women in fashion. She started in investment banking and consulting. She joined Prada Group invited by Patrizio Bertelli. Then … Leggi tutto

Pietro Beccari is a seasoned top executive who conquered the trust of Bernard Arnault. He did his warm up at Vuitton and he was promoted at the helm of Berluti before, then Fendi. He has an exciting challenge at Dior as he will have to re-boost the coolness factor of the brand, create more positive … Leggi tutto

In a very interesting interview recently released to the SCMP, Michael Burke, the CEO of Louis Vuitton (and maker of the successful relaunch and turnaround of Fendi), pointed out some interesting Key Success Factors for Louis Vuitton in China. 1. Deep and effective work of streamlining of retail network, fixed cost optimization and margin optimization … Leggi tutto

Would you ever hire an electrician to repair you Patek Philippe tourbillon? A fashion and luxury change of mindset in the top management recruitment is needed and, finally, acknowledged. That’s a very interesting article from today’s WWD. It’s the first time we hear about the most appropriate CEO profile for fashion and luxury after so … Leggi tutto

The CEO is always concerned about digital transformation but too quickly he returns to the old path and continues with business as usual…So very true  http://www.egonzehnder.com/us/footer/media-news-and-events/in-the-news/financiele-dagblad-the-digital-leader-is-often-alone.html