Remo Ruffini Honored With ‘Cavaliere del Lavoro’ Title in Italy

MILAN — Remo Ruffini, chairman and chief executive officer of Moncler, has been named “Cavaliere del Lavoro,” or “Knight of Labour,” on Saturday. This is one of the highest recognitions bestowed by the president of the Italian Republic, currently Sergio Mattarella.
Along with Ruffini, 24 other Italian entrepreneurs were honored with the title, including Marco Palmieri, president and ceo to Italian accessories and luggage company Piquadro SpA, which acquired leather goods house Lancel from Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, on Monday; Alberto Barberis Canonico, ceo of the Italian high-end woolen mill Vitale Barberis Canonico, established in 1936 on the outskirts of Biella, Mario Filippi Coccetta, co-chief executive officer of Perugia-based company Fabiana Filippi SpA which produces and distributes the luxury women’s cashmere label Fabiana Filippi; Ennio De Rigo Piter president of Italian eyewear manufacturer De Rigo Vision, which counts Blumarine, Carolina Herrera, Chopard, Nina Ricci, Lanvin and Furla, among its licenses.
Established in 1901 by King Vittorio Emanuele III, the “Cavaliere del Lavoro” title recognizes Italian entrepreneurs who have distinguished themselves in different sectors of the economy and contribute to social development, employment, technology and the growth of Made in Italy.
This is not the first recognition Ruffini received for his entrepreneurial skills, as

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Remo Ruffini Named Italian Entrepreneur of the Year by EY

MILAN — Remo Ruffini, Moncler president and chief executive officer, received on Thursday the EY award for Italian Entrepreneur of the Year.
The consulting firm assigns the award, which is at its 21st edition, to entrepreneurs who managed, through their innovative spirit and strategic vision, to create value contributing to the growth of the Italian economy.
“When I acquired Moncler, I thought it had a unique history and heritage. I was absolutely sure of the fact that he had the potential to become a special brand and, with great coherence, along with my team, we developed this innovative project in the respect of our DNA,” Ruffini said. “Today Moncler is a global brand, which generated revenues of more than 1 billion euros at the end of 2016 and is present in more than 70 countries. I consider this award a signification recognition, highlighting the continues efforts and the passion guiding our daily work aimed at reaching more and more ambitious goals.”
As reported, in the nine months ended Sept. 30, Moncler’s revenues climbed 15 percent to 736.8 million euros, compared with 639.3 million euros in the same period last year, lifted by all distribution channels and geographic markets.
On Oct. 24, Ruffini attended the

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