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Filing of the lists of candidates for appointment of the Board of Directors


April 29, 2021



Padua, April 7, 2021 – SAFILO GROUP S.p.A. informs that no. 2 lists of candidates for the appointment of the Board of Directors have been filed. The Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting called to deliberate on the appointment of the Board of Directors will be held on April 29, 2021, at 10:00 am, in single call.

The lists have been filed respectively:


  1. by the shareholder Multibrands Italy B.V., holder of a total of 137,417,972 ordinary shares of the Company, equal to 49.84% of the share capital with the right to vote in the Shareholders’ Meeting;
  2. by the shareholder BDL Capital Management (managing the funds BDL Rempart Europe, BDL Convictions, BDL Navarre and RMM LUX BDL European Equity Alpha), holder of a total of 41,344,726 ordinary shares of the Company, equal to 14.99% of the share capital with the right to vote in the Shareholders’ Meeting.


List no.1, presented by Multibrands Italy B.V., is composed of the following persons:

  1. Eugenio Razelli
  2. Angelo Trocchia
  3. Melchert F. Groot
  4. Cinzia Morelli-Verhoog
  5. Ines Mazzilli
  6. Jeffrey A. Cole
  7. Robert Polet
  8. Katia Buja
  9. Irene Boni
  10. Gerben van de Rozenberg


List no. 2, presented by BDL Capital Management, is composed of the following person:

1. Matthieu Brisset


All the documentation concerning the lists, including the curricula vitae of the candidates, has been made available at the Company’s registered office and at the central storage of regulated information 1Info, as well as on the Company’s web site at, under the Corporate Governance/Shareholders’meeting section


About Safilo Group
Established in 1934 in Italy’s Veneto region, Safilo Group is one of the eyewear industry’s principal players in the design, manufacturing and distribution of optical frames, sunglasses, sports eyewear, goggles and helmets. The Group designs and manufactures its collections by blending stylistic, technical and industrial innovation with quality and skillful craftsmanship. With an extensive global presence, Safilo’s business model enables it to monitor its entire production and distribution chain. From research and development in five prestigious design studios, located in Padua, Milan, New York, Hong Kong and Portland, to its company- owned production facilities and network of qualified manufacturing partners, Safilo Group ensures that every product offers the perfect fit and meets the highest quality standards. Reaching approximately 100,000 selected points of sale worldwide with an extensive wholly owned network of subsidiaries in 40 countries and more than 50 partners in 70 countries, Safilo’s well-established traditional wholesale distribution model, which encompasses eyecare retailers, chains, department stores, specialized retailers, boutiques, duty free shops and sporting goods stores, is complemented by Direct-to-Consumer and Internet pure player sales platforms, in line with the Group’s development strategies.

Safilo Group’s portfolio encompasses own core brands: Carrera, Polaroid, Smith, Safilo, Blenders, Privé Revaux and Seventh Street. Licensed brands include: Banana Republic, BOSS, David Beckham, Elie Saab, Fendi, Fossil, Givenchy, havaianas, HUGO, Isabel Marant, Jimmy Choo, Juicy Couture, kate spade new york, Levi’s, Liz Claiborne, Love Moschino, Marc Jacobs, Missoni, M Missoni, Moschino, Pierre Cardin, PORTS, rag&bone, Rebecca Minkoff, Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Jeans and Under Armour.

The parent company, Safilo Group S.p.A., is listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (“MTA”) organized and managed by Borsa Italiana (ISIN code IT0004604762, Bloomberg SFL.IM, Reuters SFLG.MI). In 2020, Safilo Group recorded net revenues for Euro 780.3 million.


Safilo Group Investor Relations
Barbara Ferrante
Ph. +39 049 6985766

Safilo Group Press Office
Elena Todisco
Mob. +39 339 1919562
Anna Cappozzo
Mob. +39 366 9293953

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