Paul Andrew to join Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. as creative director
Florence, 21 February 2019
Paul Andrew is the new creative director of Salvatore Ferragamo the brand announced yesterday. It’s the second time Andrew,
who continues to design and produce an eponymous line of women’s footwear, has ascended the ladder at the Italian house. He came aboard in 2016 as the director of women’s footwear and was promoted to women’s creative director the following year.
The Board of Directors of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. (MTA:SFER),parent Company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group,one of the world’s leading players in theluxury sector, gathered today under the Presidency of Ferruccio Ferragamo announces the appointment of Paul Andrewas Creative Director of the Salvatore Ferragamo brand.Andrew joined the company in September 2016 as Women’s Footwear Director and waspromoted one year later to Women’s Creative Director. With this appointment, all designfunctions across the brand will be grouped under Andrew’s responsibility.
Guillaume Meilland will maintain his role as Men’s Ready-to-Wear Design Director and is entrusted with the additional responsibility of Studio Director, coordinating the development of all product categories under the leadership of the Creative Director.
About Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. :
Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. is the parent Company of the Salvatore Ferragamo Group, one of the world’s leaders in the luxury industry and whose origins date back to 1927.The Group is active in the creation, production and sale of shoes, leather goods, apparel, silk products and other accessories, along with women’s and men’s fragrances. The Group’s product offer also includes eyewear and watches, manufactured by licensees.The uniqueness and exclusivity of our creations, along with the perfect blend of style, creativity and innovation enriched by the quality and superior craftsmanship of the ‘Made inItaly’ tradition,have always been the hallmarks of the Group’s products.With approximately 4,000employees and a network of 672 mono-brand stores as of 31 December2018, the Ferragamo Group operates in Italy and worldwide through companies that allow it to bea leader in the European, American and Asian markets.