Delgado, who was already among the company’s non-executive board members, succeeds Roberto Vedovotto, who joined Safilo as ceo in 2009. Vedovotto maintains his non-executive position on the board.
A law graduate from the Université de Genève, the 47-year-old Delgado worked for 21 years at Procter & Gamble, where she covered several positions in different countries, including her last role of vice president and ceo for the Nordic region. In addition, until last July, Delgado, who is also a non-executive director at INGA/IKEA, was a member of the global executive board and chief human resources officer at software corporation SAP AG.
Safilo Group produces and distributes under license the eyewear collections for fashion brands including Alexander McQueen, Banana Republic, Boss Orange, Bottega Veneta, Céline, Dior, Fossil, Gucci, J.Lo by Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, Kate Spade, Liz Claiborne, Marc Jacobs, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Max&Co, Pierre Cardin, Saint Laurent, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tommy Hilfiger, along with Fendi and Bobbi Brown, both starting from 2014. In addition, Safilo Group controls some house brands, such as Safilo, Carrera, Polaroid, Smith Optics and Oxydo.
Etro’s show, titled “The Tree of Life,” was a celebration of the house’s 50th anniversary. “My father founded the company in 1968, which was the year of counterculture and psychedelia. It’s really a show that celebrates that and the paisley design of India and its origin,” said Veronica Etro. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18 (📷: @delphineachard)
For @msgm’s spring 2018 show, creative director @massimogiorgetti said “Words, sounds, colors. Synthesis and therapy of a collection,” were the inspirations behind the collection, showing today. Read the rest of Milan spring 2018 inspirations on WWD.com. #mfw #wwdfashion #ss18
For her first solo album in over 10 years, Fergie tapped Carine Roitfeld, Mert and Marcus, Giovanni Bianco and more to create a fashion-focused video approach for the record, Double Dutchess. "Giovanni really helped me get back in touch with my tomboy side, my hardside," said the singer. #wwdeye #wwdfashion ( : @slovekinpics)
“Volumes and Graphic Art of the Nineties are the main inspirations of the new Aquilano.Rimondi SS 2018 collection,” said cocreative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. #wwdfashion #mfw #ss18