Testa will take the position from May 2022 and will report directly to Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault.

He succeeds Emmanuel Gintzburger, who has reportedly decided to leave the group to pursue new professional challenges.

Testa is an Italian national with a long track record in the luxury industry in Europe and Asia. He started his career at TAG Heuer in 2002 and went on to hold a range of roles at LVMH, specifically at Fendi in Italy, Japan and Hong Kong.

He joined Kering in 2016 as Gucci President Greater China and, since 2019, has been President of EMEA and VP Global Retail at Gucci.