Born in 1971, Giorgio Striano was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Luxottica Group in October 2016. In this role, he is responsible for all of the Company’s manufacturing, distribution and logistics functions around the world.
Mr. Striano joined the Company in 2009 and has held a number of senior operations positions across geographies, including Asia Operations Director, a position he assumed in China in 2010. In 2012, he relocated to the United States to assume the role of Senior Vice President Oakley Operations and the following year, he increased his responsibilities by taking on leadership for Luxottica's optical manufacturing and lens procurement functions in the U.S.
In 2014, he transitioned to lead Luxottica's manufacturing operations in Italy. Prior to joining Luxottica, Mr. Striano gained manufacturing and general management experience at The Procter & Gamble Company and Manuli Rubber Industries.
Mr. Striano graduated with honors in Electrical Engineering and holds a Master's Degree in Advanced Industrial Marketing from INSEAD Business School in Singapore.