Francesco Cicognani

Francesco Cicognani

Director Apparel Products | HUGO BOSS Ticino SA

HUGO BOSS Ticino SA, Coldrerio, is a Business Unit of HUGO BOSS AG in Germany (Metzingen), where a range of core products are managed in terms of Creative and Technical Product Development, Operations and Supply Chain Management.

Born in 1973 in Italy, Mr. Francesco Cicognani holds a degree in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering (“Ingegneria Gestionale”) from “Politecnico di Milano” University.

He began his career at HUGO BOSS Ticino in 2001, working in Logistics and later as International Transport Manager. In 2004 he moved to Shirt Operations, and in 2009 he took over the full responsibility for the Shirt Product Division, including Collection Development, Production Management and Industrialization.

Since 2013, as Director Apparel Products, he is in charge of all Apparel Product Divisions and Business Units managed at Hugo Boss Ticino SA, including Shirt and Neckwear, Knitwear, Bodywear and Hosiery, directly reporting to the HUGO BOSS Group CEO.

He holds full responsibility on Technical and Creative Product Development, Virtualization, Sourcing and Operations, Quality Management & Industrialization, managing development and production of more than 16 million units per year worldwide.

Married with two children, Mr. Cicognani speaks Italian, English and a bit of German.