Michele Sofisti has been appointed the new CEO of Sowind
Group, the Swiss watchmaker whose brands include Girard-Perregaux and JEANRICHARD, it was announced Aug. 18.
Sowind Group was acquired
by luxury conglomerate PPR on July 6.
Sofisti will be aided by Stefano Macaluso, managing director
for Girard-Perregaux, and Massimo Macaluso, managing director for JEANRICHARD and the Manufacture.
continue to serve as chief executive officer of Gucci Group Watches and
Jewellery. Sofisti joined Gucci Group in 2009.