Geox Chief Exec makes move to Clarks

Giorgio Presca takes over as CEO

Ex-Geox Chief executive Giorgio Presca has been announced as the new CEO at Clarks.

Presca joins the company next month and will be leading Clarks’ business forward alongside the footwear company’s executive committee.

Apart from his experience at Geox betwen 2012 and 2016, Presca has also worked with a number of other notable brands including Diesel, Levi Strauss, Citizens of Humanity and most recently high end sneaker label Golden Goose.

Clarks Chairman, Tom O’Neill said: “(Giorgio Presca) brings a wealth of experience including a deep understanding of the footwear market. He will work together with interim CEO Stella David to ensure a smooth transition over the coming weeks.”

Mr Presca added: “I cannot wait to join an iconic and historic brand like Clarks….(Clarks) faces the challenges of today’s competitive markets, changing distribution channels and the need to adapt to a rapidly evolving consumer environment but has the competence and assets to return to sustainable growth and profitability in the course of the next few years.”