Lelio Gavazza

Lelio has 8 years experience in the Chemical field, focusing on activities in Supply Chain, with responsibilities in different roles and 4 years experience in Strategic Consulting.He has 18 years of experience in Luxury and fashion business with focus in:
– Manufacturing of men’s formalwear and accessories for man and Women.
– Jewelry, Watches, Accessories and Perfume sales and distribution
– Strong knowledge of retail and wholesales activities.He has extensively promoted Bulgari brand and the Made in Italy in the world leveraging on the Italian DNA of the company and promoting the Italian lifestyle as element of differentiation vs competitors. Thanks to this activity he has been decorated “Commander of the order of the Star of Italy” ( Commendatore dell’ordine della Stella d’Italia ) by the President of the Repubblic of Italy.He has been Chief Operations Officer (C.O.O) of Mantero Seta SpA for 5 years and part of the Board of Directors, leaded by the C.E.O. and member of Board of Directors of Mantero Orient, operating in Shanghai (China).In 2007, he moved in China taking over the role of Chief Executive Officer (C.E.O.) of SharMoon / Ermenegildo Zegna Garments Ltd, living in Wenzhou – Zhejiang Provence.He moved in Shanghai in 2009 as Greater China Country Managing Director for Bulgari. During this period, he managed to increase the brand awareness and Italianity of the brands.
After seven year of activities in China, he has been appointed in May 2014 as Regional Managing Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa in charge of all Commercial Branches of Bulgari in the Region with based in Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
He was as well Member of the Board of Directors of all Bulgari Commercial Branches in the Region
In 2017, He has been appointed Executive Vice President Sales and Retail with global responsibility to develop the brands as the most important jewelry and Watch Italian Brand in the world.