18 Nov DVF’s First-Ever CEO Leaves After 18 Months
After a “long search” according to Diane von Furstenberg at the time, the designer hired Paolo Riva as her first-ever CEO last April. And on Thursday, after just 18 months, the company announced that he has resigned, effective immediately. According to WWD, he is leaving to pursue other opportunities.
“I would like to thank Paolo for his contribution to DVF,” said von Furstenberg in a statement. “Our business strategy and Jonathan Saunders’ vision for the brand remain in place. I am very excited about our future.”