Burberry Group plc has announced the appointment of a new non-executive director: Alessandra Cozzani.
Cozzani is currently an executive director of Italian grocer Esselunga SpA. Prior to joining Esselunga, she was group chief financial officer of Italian luxury company Prada SpA (listed in Hong Kong) from February 2016 to September 2022, having been appointed to the board of Prada in December 2013 and joining the company in 2000. She started her career as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand.
Gerry Murphy, Burberry Group’s chair, said: “Alessandra is a highly experienced chief financial officer with deep luxury expertise. We are delighted that she has accepted our invitation to join the Burberry board.”