Viktor & Rolf appoints Matteo Franceschini as CEO
A change at the top for Viktor & Rolf
Franceschini joined Renzo RossoMinelli
Prior to joining OTB, Franceschini was for three years head of sales and licensing at Dsquared2, a label managed under license by OTB. In other words, he knows the group well. Franceschini also has extensive experience in the luxury sector, having worked for 12 years at Italian high-end menswear label Corneliani
At Victor & Rolf he succeeds Andrea Collesei, who took over the running of the company in 2016. Collesei, who was also serving as managing director at Jil SanderUbaldo Minelli
“In his role as group licensing & collaborations director, Matteo has helped develop the licenses of all the group’s labels. I am sure that in this new role he will be able to spearhead the growth of Viktor & Rolf which, besides haute couture, is also active via major licenses and collaborations,” said Minelli in a press release.