Francesco joined the Tages Group in December 2016. He was previously Chairman of Clessidra SGR, one of the leading private equity firms in Italy. Prior to that, he was CEO of Bulgari Group and Chairman and CEO of LVHM Group, Watches and Jewellery Division. After joining family business Bulgari in 1981, he led the business transformation, through a successful listing at the Italian Stock Exchange in 1995, into one of the leading global players in the luxury market. Bulgari merged with LVHM in 2011, and since then, Francesco has remained on the LVMH Board of Directors. Francesco has a degree in Economics and Commerce from the University of Naples.