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One of the first labels to drive the explosion of the premium denim market, the Italian brand is helmed by Nicola Formichetti.

Vital statistics

  • 1978 Established
  • Private Type
  • 1,001 - 5,000 Number of employees
  • €1.4 billion (2011) Revenue
  • Breganze, Italy HQ
  • OTB Parent Group

Key people

  • Adriano Goldschmied Co-Founder
  • Antonio Sperati Ruffoni Chief Financial Officer

Company Snapshot

Company Snapshot

Diesel S.p.A. is an Italian clothing company. It sells high-priced denim jeans and other clothing and accessories aimed at a young adult market.

The company was founded in 1978 by Renzo Rosso and his mentor Adriano Goldschmied.  It is based in the former Laverda building area in Breganze, northern Italy.

Source: Wikipedia

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