Zegna CEO: 2016 a year of transition with optimism returning for 2017
Interviewed by Il Sole 24 Ore, the Zegna Group CEO Gildo Zegna group spoke of the past year as a transition period for the company, who crossed the finish line of the 107-year history: “The 2016 – he says – has started with the arrival of Alexander and with many initiatives related to production reorganization, commercial and workforce. ” Sales in 2016 indicate a slight fall compared to the 1,261 million euro of 2015, “but what counts is the export, always close to 90%, and the financial position, strongly positive as in ‘previous year. ”
“For 2017 – we are cautiously optimistic about everything in our power, and we try to do more and better.” This, although external uncertainties, the new presidency Trump in the US prospects in Europe, do not allow reliable predictions to 100%.