Marco Gobbetti was born in Vicenza, Italy in 1958. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the American University in Washington, D.C., USA and a Master of Arts in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management in Glendale, Arizona, USA.
Marco Gobbetti began his career as Sales Director at Bottega Veneta, where he was later appointed as Group Marketing and Sales Director. From 1989 to 1993 Marco Gobbetti served as CEO of Valextra, followed by a CEO position at Moschino from 1993 to 2004. In 2004 Marco Gobbetti became CEO of Givenchy and was CEO of Céline from 2008 to 2016; both companies are part of the French luxury-goods group LVMH. In 2017 Marco Gobbetti joined the Burberry Group as CEO.
Since January 2022, Marco Gobbetti is CEO of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.
Marco Gobbetti is a member of the following other legally mandatory supervisory boards and comparable supervisory bodies:
- Mercedes-Benz AG (group mandate)
- Spring Place One Ltd.