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19.05.2017 | Степан Максимов

Corneliani strengthens its position in the markets of North and South America

The Bahraini company Investcorp bought a controlling stake in Corneliani, which served as an impetus to strengthen the position of the fashion house in the markets of North and South America.

Maurizio Mantovani has been appointed to the post of Executive Director of the American region. His immediate supervisor − Paolo Roviera, CEO of Corneliani. Maurizio sees his main task as the brand becoming one of the leaders of the American luxury men's clothing market through the consolidation of wholesale and retail trade.



Mantovani is a true veteran in the fashion industry. He has over 20 years of experience in Ermenegildo Zegna in various key positions of the North American division. In the recent past, he served as Senior Vice President of Ermenegildo Zegna Operations and Outlets in New York.

Appointed to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales Sean Heather, who has been working in the field for more than ten years. Previously, Sean was part of the Robert Graham Designs team, where he held the position of vice president of the company.

"We are pleased to welcome Maurizio and Sean to our international team. Their many years of experience and deep understanding of the men's fashion industry are necessary for the American expansion of Corneliani, " says CEO of the brand Paolo Roviera. − I have no doubt that Maurizio will help us better understand the needs of customers in the American market. Sean, in turn, will contribute to achieving a high level of service and commercial efficiency.

The new appointments are the result of Corneliani's strategy aimed at introducing innovations and preserving the unique historical heritage of the brand. The focus is on international markets, the restructuring of the wholesale network and the launch of the Corneliani online store.