TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sogo & Seibu Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Sogo & Seibu”) has decided to appoint Mr. Davide Sesia as Executive Vice President today.
With the new management structure, Sogo & Seibu will strive to satisfy customer needs even greater than before.
Appointment of Director (Effective November 1, 2023)
Executive Vice President and Director
Born in Milan, Italy in 1967.
Since coming to Japan in 1992, he has gained extensive management experience at the Japan branches of several overseas fashion companies.
After serving as CFO at Benetton Japan, he held the position of Representative Director and President of Prada Japan in 2000, overseeing Japanese and international subsidiaries, including Miu Miu and Church’s, among others.
Having been doing business in Japan for about 30 years, he is well versed not only in the Japanese language but also in Japanese culture and business.
In recognition of his contributions to the fashion business, he was awarded the “Cavaliere” of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 2010, and the “Ufficiale” in 2020.
Davide holds a degree in business administration from the Catholic University in Milan.
[Comment from Davide Sesia]
“I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Sogo & Seibu, a company with a rich history and tradition, in the role of Executive Vice President. I resonate with the company's philosophy of emphasizing hospitality and challenging itself to exceed customer expectations. With over 30 years of experience in Japan as a foreign national, I bring a broad perspective and a wealth of experience. I look forward to contributing to the development of the company, aligning it with the changing dynamics of Japanese society and consumer needs, and evolving into a department store that meets those needs.”