Stefano Marzano

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Stefano Marzano (born 1950) is an Italian designer. He was chief design officer and member of the group management in Electrolux from January 2012[1] until he retired at the end of 2013.[2]

Before joining Electrolux, Stefano Marzano served as chief design officer and CEO of Philips Design in Philips between 1991 and 2011.

Marzano holds a doctorate in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano. Until 1998 he was a professor at the Domus Academy in Milan, and a member of the academy’s strategic board. In 1999–2001 he was a visiting professor at the Politecnico di Milano. Marzano is also the author and editor of several books on design.

Marzano is a member of the European Design Leadership Board. He is an adviser to several design schools around the world : for example is founding dean of THNK School of Creative Leadership.[3] and chairman of the advisory board of the faculty of Design of the TUe, the Eindhoven University of Technology.

In 2005, Businessweek named Marzano one of 38 global “Best Leaders.” [1] He has also received honorary doctorates in design from the Sapienza University of Rome and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

In his role as chief design officer, Marzano is a part of Electrolux Group Management.[4]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Stefano Marzano". Businessweek. December 2005. 
  2. ^ "Stefano Marzano to retire from Electrolux" (Press release). Electrolux. November 29, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.thnk.org/?post_type=article&p=6147
  4. ^ http://group.electrolux.com/en/group-management-539/