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Diego della Valle

Chief Executive Officer at Tod's Group


Diego Della Valle, born in Italy in 1953, founded Tod's Group S.p.A. in 2000, where he currently serves as President and CEO. The company, listed on the Milan stock exchange, is a global leader in luxury accessories, with renowned brands like Tod’s, Roger Vivier, Hogan, and Fay. In 2006, the family's financial company acquired the Haute Couture brand Elsa Schiaparelli.

Della Valle's accomplishments include receiving the Cavaliere del Lavoro nomination in 1996 and honorary degrees in Business and Economics. He has held positions on the boards of prominent companies and maintains investments in key businesses.

He is actively engaged in philanthropy, supporting causes such as the Umberto Veronesi Cancer Research Foundation and leading the Della Valle Foundation, which funds children's education. Della Valle has also contributed to the restoration of the Colosseum in Rome and is a founding member of Teatro alla Scala in Milan. His humanitarian efforts extend to supporting Save the Children, constructing schools, and aiding his earthquake-affected region.

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