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Kering appoints CEO of Alexander McQueen

Testa succeeds Emmanuel Gintzburger who has recently been appointed CEO of Versace by Capri Holdings

Kering has announced the appointment of Gianfilippo Testa as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Alexander McQueen, effective May 2022. 

In his new role, Testa will report to François-Henri Pinault, the chairman of Kering, and his goal is to accelerate the expansion of the British luxury house to “tap its full potential”.

He succeeds Emmanuel Gintzburger who has decided to leave the group to pursue new professional challenges outside of Kering. 

In a separate announcement, Capri Holdings reported that Gintzburger has been appointed CEO of Versace, effective September 12 2022.

Testa joined Kering in 2016 as Gucci president of Greater China and since 2019, he has been president of EMEA and VP of Global Retail at Gucci.

He has a track record in the luxury industry in Europe and Asia, having started his career at TAG Heuer in 2002 and going on to hold a range of roles at LVMH, specifically at Fendi in Italy, Japan and Hong Kong.

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