MILAN — Alessandro Benetton is taking a step back from his role as chairman of the family-owned Benetton Group SpA and, for the first time in the history of the 49-year old company, a non-family member will lead the business.
Following a board meeting on Thursday, Gianni Mion was appointed non-executive chairman. Mion remains vice chairman of the Benetton family’s holding Edizione Srl, whose investments range from highway catering and communications to real estate and agriculture. A longtime go-to executive for the Benettons, Mion sits on the board of other family investments, including Autogrill SpA, Eurostazioni SpA, World Duty Free SpA and Sintonia SpA.
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