FORA.tv Speaker - Marco Bizzarri
Marco Bizzarri joined Bottega Veneta as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2009. Since his
arrival at Bottega Veneta, Mr. Bizzarri has focused on a strategy that emphasizes investing for growth
and longevity, especially in markets that show the greatest potential.
Prior to his appointment with the company, Mr. Bizzarri served as President and Chief Executive Officer
of Stella McCartney and as a member of the PPR Luxury Group (formerly Gucci Group) management
committee at PPR Luxury Group.
He joined Stella McCartney from Marithé & François Girbaud in Paris, where he was General Manager.
Previously, Mr. Bizzarri worked for the Mandarina Duck Group from 1993 to 2004, most recently as
General Manager, where he assumed broad management responsibilities and was deeply involved in
the brand’s successful international growth.
Prior to that experience, Mr. Bizzarri advised mid-sized and
start-up businesses in Italy on strategy, business and organizational issues as part of Accenture’s
strategy consulting team.
During the course of his career, Mr. Bizzarri has worked and lived in Hong Kong, Paris and London.