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Etro Names Dolce & Gabbana Executive Fabrizio Cardinali CEO

Fabrizio Cardinali appointed chief executive at Etro and will join later this year. Etro.
Fabrizio Cardinali has been appointed chief executive at Etro and will join later this year. Etro.

Cardinali joins the company later this year from Dolce & Gabbana, where he most recently served as chief operating officer and an executive member of the company’s board. He has also previously held chief executive roles at Richemont-owned brands including Lancel and Dunhill.

The appointment makes Cardinali Etro’s first chief executive under new owners, LVMH-backed L Catterton. The private equity firm acquired a majority stake in the company in July. In this new role, he will work closely with L Catterton and the Etro family, which still holds a minority interest in the company.

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