On 21st March, French luxury group Kering announced the appointment of Gianfilippo Testa as CEO of Alexander McQueen, effective May 2022. He will report to François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering.
Gianfilippo Testa succeeds Emmanuel Gintzburger, who will join Versace as its new CEO, effective 12 September 2022.
Gianfilippo Testa is an Italian national with a long track record in the luxury industry in Europe and Asia. He started his career at TAG Heuer in 2002 and went on to hold a range of roles at LVMH, specifically at Fendi in Italy, Japan and Hong Kong. He joined Kering in 2016 as Gucci President Greater China and since 2019, he has been President of EMEA and VP Global Retail at Gucci.
As CEO of Alexander McQueen, Gianfilippo Testa’s mission will aim at accelerating the expansion of the British luxury House to tap its full potential.