PARIS — French fashion house Leonard said it has appointed Pietro Borsotti as commercial director, in charge of the distribution network and development of the main Leonard Paris collection and the secondary line Leonard Fuchsia.
Borsotti was previously managing director of the French divisions of Trussardi and Valentino Fashion Group. Prior to that, his job experience includes a stint running the Hong Kong branch of Marzotto SpA.
“Pietro Borsotti's arrival at Leonard coincides with an essential stage in the expansion of the brand in Asia, and more particularly in China, in the Middle East and in the Eastern countries,” the company stated.
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