TUNIOLI HEADED TO FIN.PART

NEW YORK — Carlo Tunioli is joining Fin.part to head up its American division.
The former executive vice president of Benetton USA Corp. has been named president of Fin.part’s U.S. operations, said Gianluigi Facchini, chief executive officer of Fin.part, which counts Cerruti, Frette, Henry Cotton’s and the new Istvan Francer launch among its brands.
He confirmed the appointment on Wednesday during a series of meetings with American department stores. It is a new post.
“We have an important interest in the U.S.,” said Facchini, “where we thought we needed a direct eye to oversee the corporate functions, advertising and marketing of our businesses.”