Daniela Riccardi was appointed Chief Executive Officer of iconic brand Moleskine in April 2020, bringing with her considerable international experience in business development and branding in consumer retail and distribution. She joined Moleskine, a company born from the heritage of a design object made for cultural and creative projects, after serving for seven years as Chief Executive Officer of Baccarat, the French luxury brand known globally for its exclusive crystal items. Prior to Baccarat, Daniela Riccardi was Chief Executive Officer of Diesel, the Italian fashion and lifestyle company.
She also spent 25 years at Procter & Gamble in senior management roles around the world, including ten years in various LATAM markets, then as Vice President for Eastern Europe, based in Moscow, and finally as President of P&G in Greater China, based in Guangzhou.
Since the beginning of her career, Daniela Riccardi – who is a member of Kering’s Sustainability Committee – has championed inclusion and diversity as a strategy for growth.
Daniela Riccardi studied political science and international relations at Sapienza University of Rome, in Italy.
She has been a Director of Kering since May 6, 2014. Her term of office was renewed at the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2018 and will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting called to approve the financial statements for the year ending December 31, 2021.