Stefano Pizzuti Senior Vice President, Central Marketing Group

Stefano is a Senior Retail Executive with over 25 years’ experience in the retail industry gained across multiple markets and product categories, which started in the late 80’s in London where Stefano worked for over 10 years, first at Joseph LTD (luxury multi brands boutique chains) as manager and menswear buyer, and then Habitat UK both in London and as part of the team that launched Habitat in Italy. Whilst retail was still at its infancy he had the opportunity to join what was to become one of the largest retail group in the Middle East (ALHOKAIR) where over a period of more than 10 years he held several senior positions and played an important role in growing the business from less than 100 stores to 1000 stores and over 100 international retail brands including: Gap – Banana Republic – Aldo – Nine West – Promod – Zara and M&S. Over the last 3 years Stefano moved to Thailand where he joined Central Marketing Group – part of Central Group of Companies – and one Thailand leading Companies in the fields of retailing, distributing, and marketing of consumer products, operating more than 70 brands amongst which, Ralph Lauren Group, Versace, Furla, Mango, TOP SHOP – TOP MEN, Guess, Lee, Wrangler, Clarins, trading over 2600 point of sales across all product categories both in Thailand and other countries within SEA, where he is currently working as Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Business Development.