Gio Giacobbe is the Asia-Pacific President of Peuterey Group, an Italian luxury apparel company. Gio is responsible for opening up Asian markets, with aggressive targets of 50 stores and 30% of global revenue in Asia by 2017. He manages operations in Japan, South Korea, and Greater China, and is currently exploring new markets. Gio has expertise in organizational development, marketing & PR, operation, and P&L management.
Despite Peuterey's scale, Gio is extremely entrepreneurial in China, where he is personally responsible for new concept store, windows, merchandising, trade marketing activities, and daily operations.
In additional to his role at Peuterey, Gio has been a founder of three companies in the past four years, Le Selezioni, ACG International SRL, and Whood Brooklyn.