Eyewear supplier Marcolin has named Lara Marogna as its new Group Style & Product Development Director, overseeing the conception and evolution of new collections across the business.
Effective March 2023, Margona works closely with creation direction leads and style departments within each brand across the portfolio.
Under her leadership, brand teams will work to maximise potential in their respective product segments.
Margona reports directly to Marcolin CEO and General Manager, Fabrizio Curci, and succeeds Alessandro Beccarini, who left the business to pursue other interests.
An Industrial Design graduate from University IUAV Ca’ Foscari in Venice, Margona joined Marcolin back in 2011.
In addition to her experience in eyewear, she also continued her creative training in the jewellery sector.
Marcolin has a presence in more than 125 countries. Its house brands include WEB Eyewear, Viva and Marcolin.
Its wider product portfolio spans TOM FORD, Guess, adidas Sport, adidas Originals, Bally, Moncler, Max Mara, Sportmax, Zegna, GCDS, Barton Perreira, Tod’s, Pucci, BMW, MAX&Co., Kenneth Cole, Timberland, GANT, Harley-Davidson, Marciano, Skechers and Candie’s.
Marcolin’s sales for the 12 months to December 2022 climbed 20.1% to reach €547.4 million/US$595m, with EBITDA soaring 21.7% as measures taken to achieve a “highly positive” profit margin took effect.