By  on April 13, 2010

MILAN — Furla SpA said Monday it tapped Eraldo Poletto, 49, as its new chief executive officer.

Poletto, president of strategic development and international business worldwide at Retail Brand Alliance Inc., parent company of Brooks Brothers, will join the Italian accessories company in June.

In his current role at Retail Brand Alliance, he is also a member of the executive team and board, president of Brooks Brothers International Inc., and director of the board of Brooks Brothers Japan, U.K. and Europe.

Furla underscored Poletto’s “great experience and understanding of global markets,” and his “established tactical and strategic leadership.”

The executive succeeds Paolo Fontanelli, who left the company at the end of his three-year contract last month. Furla is owned by the Furlanetto family.

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