PANEL DISCUSSION: 3D Printing to Wearable Tech: The Future of Fashion
LOCATION: d3 Fashion talks
TIME: Saturday, 2 April 2016, 16:30
A Disney veteran with a very diverse background, Francesca Romana Gianesin is currently Vice President EMEA for Disney Consumer Products performing two jobs, on one side leading DCP Softlines, one of the biggest Disney Divisions made of multiple lines of business (apparel, accessories, footwear, stationery, home, infant and sportswear) and on the other side leading the Adult and Girls Consumer Segments for the whole DCP organisation. F.R. Gianesin also leads the relationship between The Walt Disney Company and one of the biggest international retailers. She is now based in London where she moved with her family. Previously she held different positions in TWDC Italy becoming VP Disney Consumer Products for the country and Vice President Integrated Retail for The Walt Disney Company; she was responsible for deep organisational changes integrating Licensing and Retail for TWDC while merging, growing and increasing penetration of Disney and Marvel's businesses across multiple categories and distribution channels. Prior to joining Disney, F.R.Gianesin held different positions in Johnson Wax in the sales oragnisation, leading international retail projects, in Unichips Group (Food segment). She has additional experience in apparel having worked for a long time in the Fashion Haute Couture world while she started her professional career in Television.