After two days the seventh edition of the International Executive Summit ended. As every year it took place in Villa d’Este, Cernobbio.
The International Executive Summit represented an unique moment of meeting and discussion where Managing Directors, opinion-makers Italian and international professionals shared strategies, vision and ideas.
This edition of the conference dedicated to the Top Management of the most important retailers and brands Company began on Friday 5 October with the “Pre-Summit” session dedicated to the comparison and narration of the disruptive strategies of some of the companies that have distinguished themselves for bringing efficiency. Thanks to our speakers Valérie Carreau, North West Europe Country Transporeon Group Manager, Nikolay Yanev Head of Amazon Prime Now Marketplace, Francesco Secchiaroli Managing Director of Cambridge Venture Found.
Thesecond part of the day was focus on the theme of innovation thanks to the Maurizio Marchiori, Branding Futurist, Tom Lewand CEO Shinola and Maniele Tasca General Manager of Selex.
The day continued with many guests who talked about the progress of the retail sector in Italy and abroad with Christian Verschueren, General Director of Eurocommerce, Jacques Creyssel Executive Director FCD, Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffè Associate Professor SDA Bocconi and Giulio Tremonti, Professor of Tax Law at the University of Pavia.
The first day ended with an all-female meeting with stories by Chiara Ercole, CEO Saclà and Eleonora Graffione President Coralis Consortium, with Andrea Farinet Professor Cattaneo University as chairman.
On the second day of the conference it was the moment of speeches by Simone Zucca, Sector Leader – Retail Fashion Luxury & Finance at Google, Giuseppe Cunetta CDO Mediaworld and Chieh Huang as Boxed CEO.
In conclusion, Daniele Tirelli, President of Retail Institute Italy, presented a research on Sunday Clousure, commented on by Giorgio Santambrogio, CEO of Gruppo VéGé and Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffè. Last panel with an interview with Luigi Marattin, Professor of the Department of Economics at the University of Bologna.