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The new Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. confirms Angelo Trocchia as CEO and appoints the committees


Padua, April 29, 2021 – The new Board of Directors, held today for the first time, just after its appointment by today Shareholders’ Meeting, confirmed Angelo Trocchia as Chief Executive Officer.

The Board also proceeded to ascertain the independence requirements established by the combined provisions of articles 147-ter, paragraph 4, and 148, paragraph 3, of the TUF and Article 2 of the Corporate Governance Code for the directors Ines Mazzilli, Cinzia Morelli-Verhoog, Irene Boni e Matthieu Brisset.

The Board of Directors finally appointed the members of Control and Risk Committee, the Sustainability Committee, the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and the Transactions with Related Parties Committee.

In particular:

  • Ines Mazzilli, Matthieu Brisset and Melchert F. Groot, all non-executive and the first two also independent, were appointed as members of the Control and Risk Committee;

  • the directors Eugenio Razelli, Angelo Trocchia and Katia Buja, and the managers of the Group Vladimiro Baldin, Fabio Roppoli and Marco Cella were appointed as members of the Sustainability Committee;

  • Cinzia Morelli-Verhoog, Irene Boni and Jeffrey A. Cole, all non-executive and the first two also independent, were appointed as members of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee;

  • Ines Mazzilli, Cinzia Morelli-Verhoog and Matthieu Brisset, all non-executive and independent, were appointed as members of the Transactions with Related Parties Committee.

About Safilo Group

Established in 1934 in Italy’s Veneto region, Safilo Group is one of the eyewear industry’s principal players in the design, manufacturing and distribution of optical frames, sunglasses, sports eyewear, goggles and helmets. The Group designs and manufactures its collections by blending stylistic, technical and industrial innovation with quality and skillful craftsmanship. With an extensive global presence, Safilo’s business model enables it to monitor its entire production and distribution chain. From research and development in five prestigious design studios, located in Padua, Milan, New York, Hong Kong and Portland, to its company-owned production facilities and network of qualified manufacturing partners, Safilo Group ensures that every product offers the perfect fit and meets the highest quality standards. Reaching approximately 100,000 selected points of sale worldwide with an extensive wholly owned network of subsidiaries in 40 countries and more than 50 partners in 70 countries, Safilo’s well-established traditional wholesale distribution model, which encompasses eyecare retailers, chains, department stores, specialized retailers, boutiques, duty free shops and sporting goods stores, is complemented by Direct-to-Consumer and Internet pure player sales platforms, in line with the Group’s development strategies.

Safilo Group’s portfolio encompasses own core brands: Carrera, Polaroid, Smith, Safilo, Blenders, Privé Revaux and Seventh Street. Licensed brands include: Banana Republic, BOSS, David Beckham, Elie Saab, Fendi, Fossil, Givenchy, havaianas, HUGO, Isabel Marant, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, kate spade new york, Levi’s, Liz Claiborne, Love Moschino, Marc Jacobs, Missoni, M Missoni, Moschino, Pierre Cardin, PORTS, rag&bone, Rebecca Minkoff, Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Jeans and Under Armour.

The parent company, Safilo Group S.p.A., is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (“MTA”) organized and managed by Borsa Italiana (ISIN code IT0004604762, Bloomberg SFL.IM, Reuters SFLG.MI). In 2020, Safilo Group recorded net revenues for Euro 780.3 million.


Safilo Group Investor Relations

Barbara Ferrante

Ph. +39 049 6985766

Safilo Group Press Office

Elena Todisco

Mob. +39 339 1919562

Anna Cappozzo

Mob. +39 366 9293953

Last update: 29/04/2021, 16:30

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