On June 25, Giovanni Russo, President of the Naples-based tannery Russo di Casandrino, was appointed new President of UNIC at the association’s annual general assembly.

Born in Naples, he is the fourth generation of a family of entrepreneurs and since 2000 he is been President of Russo di Casandrino, founded in 1964. The company has developed a wide range of leathers for the footwear and leather goods segments, with a very high qualitative standard. Over the years, the company has introduced many leather products with recognition for its environmental policies.