Kering apppoints new CEO for Brioni

Published:  19 December, 2019
Mehdi Benabadji

French luxury conglomerate Kering has announced the appointment of Mehdi Benabadji as CEO of Italian menswear couture house Brioni, with effect from January 1, 2020.

Mehdi Benabadji takes over from Fabrizio Malverdi, who has decided to leave the Group to pursue a new professional challenge, and is to report to Jean-François Palus, Group Managing Director, Kering. Benabadji has held a series of operational and executive positions within Kering since 2003. Most recently, he was Chief Operations Officer, in charge of the Group’s logistics and industrial activities.