Travel retail and luxury experts 2.0 & Partners have further strengthened their team with the appointment of Vittoria Passoni as a new Senior Partner – Brand scouting, Fashion & Luxury Management and Hospitality Management.
Passoni is a passionate advocate of the fashion, luxury and hospitality sectors and brings a deep understanding of the needs of both brands and consumers shaped by her previous work with leading global brands including Dolce&Gabbana, Ritz-Carlton and BVLGARI Hotels.
Holding a Masters in Fashion & Luxury Brand Management, her responsibilities will include scouting new brands for the travel retail sector and helping the company’s existing partners to flourish by bringing their brand story to life in the market.
Reflecting on her new role, Vittoria Passoni said: “I am very excited to be joining 2.0 & Partners and I am looking forward to the challenge of working alongside exciting brands in this vibrant market.
“Starting my career initially within the hospitality industry was the best decision I could have ever made for myself. Being surrounded by people of so many different countries, and so, different values, opened a new way of seeing the world to me. This is something I am now looking forward to bringing with me in my new work with 2.0 & Partners.
“Travel retail is a flourishing industry which combines many factors from the luxury and hospitality sectors, especially when it comes to customer demographics and experience, and I am looking forward to finding creative and exciting solutions for our partners.”
Travel retail and the luxury sector have been a part of Vittoria Passoni’s life for many years, as the daughter of 2.0 & Partners Senior Executive VP Marco Passoni and the pair are looking forward to adding a family company dynamic to the 2.0 & Partners team
“I am very happy that Vittoria has chosen to join our team,” Marco Passoni said. “Her passion for and understanding of this market will be a great addition to our business – and I am personally delighted to be working alongside her in the industry I love.”
2.0 & Partners CEO Fabio Bernardini added: “We are thrilled to welcome Vittoria to the team. Her experience in the hospitality and luxury sectors fit perfectly with our mission to deliver a customer-focused brand experience, tailored to the needs of shoppers in specific locations worldwide. Since the pandemic our team has continued to grow and Vittoria’s passion and knowledge will be a huge advantage for all of our partners.”