Werner Baldessarini

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Werner Baldessarini (born 23 January 1945, in Kufstein in Tyrol) is an Austrian fashion designer and businessman. He was formerly chairman of Hugo Boss.[1]


Werner Baldessarini is the son of a textile wholesaler, and in turn completed an apprenticeship as a textile merchandiser. He started working in Munich for a Wagenheimer retail store, where he became chief of purchases. In 1975, He joined he company Hugo Boss. He was promoted chief designer and joined Hugo Boss' executive board in 1988.[2] He was asked by the founders of Hugo Boss to drive the growth of the company.[3]

In 2002, Werner Baldessarini left Hugo Boss.[2]


  1. ^ "Der Boss wird 60" [The Boss turns 60]. Stern (in German). 24 January 2005. Retrieved 14 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Werner Baldessarini". Fashionmodeldirectory.com. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Andrew Clark (24 February 2001). "Dressed for success". Theguardian.com. Retrieved 12 October 2016. 

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