The textile entrepreneur succeeds Claudio Marenzi in the institutional role.
Carlo Calenda, Italy’s minister for economic development, revealed the investment inaugurating Pitti Uomo.
This is one of the highest honors bestowed by the president of the Italian Republic.
Industry association Sistema Moda Italia also sees exports climbing 2.9 percent in the first six months of the year.
Sistema Moda Italia signed on Wednesday a Memorandum of Understanding with leading Iranian textile and apparel organization Teheran Garment Union as part of the entrepreneurial mission in Iran led by Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.