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Luciano Benetton is the founder of the Benetton Group, which sells clothing in varying lines, notably the United Colors of Benetton.
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Luciano Benetton is chairman of the clothing and accessories company Benetton Group, which launched in 1965 and is active in 120 countries. The brands include the United Colors of Benetton, the more fashion-orientated Sisley brand and the sportswear brands Playlife and Killer Loop. Benetton was also a senator of the Italian Republic from 1992 to 1994.
Buisness professional, fashion apparel company co-founder and chairman and Italian senator (1992-'94) Luciano Benetton was born on May 13, 1935, in Treviso, Italy. Benetton is chairman of the Benetton Group, which launched in 1965.
The clothing and accessories company is active in 120 countries and includes The United Colors of Benetton, the more fashion-orientated Sisley brand and the sportswear brands Playlife and Killer Loop. The companies produces over 100 million garments a year. Benetton Group is listed on the stock exchanges of Milan, Frankfurt and New York.
Luciano is also on the board of directors of Edizione Holding, the family-owned financial holding company, and was a Senator of the Italian Republic from 1992 to 1994. He is the father of four children.
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