July 21, 2020

Mr Christian Foddis

Chief Executive Officer Asia

Ferragamo Hong Kong Ltd

Christian is Chief Executive Officer Asia of Ferragamo Hong Kong Ltd, overseeing Salvatore Ferragamo’s distribution in the ASIA Region for all Channels (DOS, Wholesale, TR and Digital). Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer, Greater China of Ferragamo.

He currently serves as BOD member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Hong Kong & Macao and has served as Vice-Chairman for several years.

Before joining Ferragamo in 2007, Christian was Managing Director of V.F.G. Hong Kong Ltd, the subsidiary of Valentino Fashion Group for Asia Pacific. Prior to that, he was Country Manager of Italfashion UK, subsidiary of Marzotto S.p.A., based in London with responsibility for the Northern European markets of the group.

Born in Rome, Italy, Christian holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from KWG St.Gallen, Switzerland and a Master’s degree in Sociology - Business Administration and Organizations from “La Sapienza” University Rome, Italy.

Christian strongly believes in the relevance of continuous learning and education and has participated to various Executive courses with Clariden, Insead and the London Business School; he is an active member of YPO (Young President Organization), a leading lifelong learning organization, where he serves as Pan Asia Chapter Chair and in the Regional Board as Vice-learning and network Officer.

He speaks Italian, English, German and French. He is married, has one daughter and they reside in Hong Kong since 2004.

In his free time Christian loves to ride his (noisy) bike, listening to (very) loud music, enjoying contemporary Art, playing golf and supporting various Charities. He is an active member of Rotary.