- Prachi Singh
British luxury brand Temperley London has appointed Luca Donnini as the
company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
“We are very pleased to have Luca Donnini on board. He brings a very
strong background within the industry and has a proven track record in
developing luxury brands. I am certain that with his experience and talent
he will be able to drive the business to the next level,” said Alice
Temperley MBE, the label’s founder in a statement.
Donnini, the company said, brings 20 years of experience with Max Mara,
where he developed the brand’s global expansion and became president of
worldwide business. Most recently, he served as president of Guess Europe,
where he grew the business to 1 billion dollars in revenues. Donnini is
also the founder and chairman of advisory boutique firm Officina Lifestyle
“Temperley represents one of the very few British lifestyle brands with
an international appeal. It has great opportunity in this challenging
momentum and I am very excited in supporting Alice and all the team to
transform the business model in the most appropriate way to face market
change and increase profitability,” added Donnini.
Temperley London currently operates four standalone stores, including
its flagship store on Bruton Street in Mayfair, and stores in Dubai and
Qatar. The brand is also distributed in over 30 countries and more than 150
wholesale accounts, while Temperley Bridal is distributed in over 11
countries and 40 wholesale accounts.
Picture:Luca Donnini via Temperley London