Tiffany names luxury retail veteran as CEO
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Tiffany & Co. has found its next chief executive.
The jeweler has named Alessandro Bogliolo as CEO, effective October 2, 2017. Tiffany has been looking for a CEO since February, when Frederic Cumenal abruptly left the company in a shakeup amid disappointing financial results.
Bogliolo, 52, has been CEO of Diesel SpA, a global apparel and accessories company, since 2013. At Diesel, he led the company’s efforts to revitalize its brand and enhance the customer experience.
Prior to Diesel, Bogliolo served for 16 years at Bulgari SpA, including in the roles of COO and executive VP, jewelry, watches & accessories a veteran luxury industry executive During his career, Bogliolo has worked in a broad range of countries, including China, Singapore, Italy, France, Spain and the United States.
“Alessandro has a well-deserved reputation for creativity and execution, having previously led a number of international brands to success and improved performance said Michael J. Kowalski, Tiffany chairman and interim CEO. “I also believe that his vision and team-oriented approach make him an ideal fit with Tiffany’s long-standing values.”