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Safilo Names Commercial Head for IMEA

It’s effective on January 2019.




Safilo Names Commercial Head for IMEA

(PRESS RELEASE) PADUA, ITALY – Safilo has appointed Andrea Zaffin as commercial head IMEA, effective January 2019.

In his role, Zaffin will spearhead the company’s business in India, Middle East and South Africa and will report to Angelo Trocchia, Safilo Group’s CEO. Zaffin will be based in Dubai.

“We welcome Andrea who has long experience in the industry and in these very specific markets. He has strong entrepreneurial skills with a solid and successful background,” said Trocchia.

Zaffin spent over 15 years at Luxottica setting up the subsidiary in Dubai and building the business throughout the MEA region, thanks to his ability to work closely with distributors and creating with them strong partnerships.

More recently, Zaffin has worked with Italia Independent in a consultancy capacity with responsibility for the Middle East, Africa and India.




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