Ferdinando Pandolfi

Ferdinando is a senior management accountant and business/ management consultant with a degree in business administration. 

Following his studies, Ferdinando spent 4 years with auditors Price Waterhouse until 1992 when he was appointed Group Financial Controller for La Perla Group.  Ferdinando moved to Giorgio Armani Group in 2001 as Group Controller and later in 2004 as BU Leather Accessories at Armani  – managing consolidated FS, reports, commercial planning and restructuring. Ferdinando returned to La Perla in 2007 as General Manager, dealing with the Group’s restructuring and commercial re-organisation with active participation on the Group Steering Committee).  Ferdinando lead the management due diligence for private equity firm  JH Partners’ acquisition of La Perla in July 2007; also dealing with business licensing, retail recovery plans and logistics outsourcing. 

Ferdinando recently worked as Group CFO and Special Projects Director for IT Holding Group (Luxury Group) in Italy.  Particular featrures of his current role include collaboration with Extraordinary Commissioners of the Italian Government and all dealings with the Group’s advisors PWC, Mediobanca, Sin&rgetica and others – leading the restructuring of the Group and managing the imminent exit of the current shareholders, by sale to new owners.