Daniele Bentivegna

Retail Store Director at Loewe Harrods

Luxury Fashion Retail professional with twenty-four years of experience in both, corporate and on-site retail, including management of large teams, multi-site stores and sales. Known for achieving and often exceeding targets as well as high luxury standards, while building successful professional relationships across all levels in an organisation, both - internally and externally.

Previous Brands
Giorgio Armani
JASPER CONRAN Flagship store
VERSACE Flagship store
Work Experience
Store Director
Nov ‘21 -

Responsible for promoting brand engagement and loyalty to customers, in particular by building strong relationships with top clients, in order to drive business and meet the store goals. Representing the company in all I do, while being a proactive sales professional. Having an oversight of all processes in store, I guarantee compliance with all procedures set by the Headquarters to ensure the store runs effectively and efficiently.

Retail Director UK (Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Armani Exchange, Armani Casa)
Sep ‘18 - Oct ‘21
Giorgio Armani

• Leading and building Giorgio Armani brands (Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Armani Exchange, Armani Casa) in the UK market. • Working according to the global and regional brand strategy to meet the UK retail market opportunities. • Leading the team to drive sales and to implement clienteling strategies to engage its diverse client. • Creating a superior and consistent experience for the clients. • Faces opportunities to build on the brand’s local and regional initiatives. • Responsible for maintaining and championing the core values of the Giorgio Armani brands while attracting, developing and inspiring a team of top talent. • Bringing an optimism, drive and energy to the team in order to grow Luxury Retail business of Giorgio Armani brands in the UK.

UK Retail and Wholesale Manager
Jun ‘15 - Jan ‘17

UK Retail Manager
Aug ‘09 - Jun ‘15

Store Manager
Jan ‘07 - Jul ‘09

Assistant Store Manager
Jul ‘05 - Dec ‘06

Floor Manager
Feb ‘05 - Jul ‘05
JASPER CONRAN Flagship store

Senior Administrator Cashier
Jan ‘01 - Jan ‘05
VERSACE Flagship store

Assistant Buyer
Jan ‘99 - Dec ‘00
Giorgio Armani

English - Fluent
Italian - Native
Portuguese - Basic
Spanish - Basic
Stefania Matuella
Senior colleague - Retail Excellence and Operations Manager UK & Germany, LOEWE
Nov 2021 -

Daniele is a hard working and reliable individual. He is very business driven and has shown great business acumen. It is a pleasure to work with him.

Direct manager - Country Manager UK, Germany & Central Europe, LOEWE
Nov 2021 -

Daniele is an experienced manager in luxury retail and knowledgeable about the fashion industry. He is professional, attentive and trustworthy. He is people oriented and creates a safe environment for his teams. He is collaborative in his way of working with others.

Education & Training
University of Essex
‘09 - ‘12
BA Hons Business and Management
ITI Marconi
‘93 - ‘98
IT Diploma National ITI Diploma
London, UK