| Andrea Tessitore|
| May 25, 1973 (age 42) (1973-05-25) Turin, Italy|
CEO of Italia Independent Group
Celine Sarda De Castilla
Andrea Tessitore (born May 25, 1973) is an Italian lawyer and entrepreneur, co-founder of Italia Independent Group with Lapo Elkann and Giovanni Accongiagioco. He is currently CEO of Italia Independent Group.
Andrea Tessitore pursued his law degree from the University of Turin, Department of Law. In the year 2000 he graduated an LLM from the University of Virginia School of Law. In 2001 he qualified as a lawyer in the state of New York, joining the New York State Bar Association. In 2007 he founded with Giacomo Accongiagioco and Lapo Elkann, Italia Independent, a lifestyle design company which core business is eyewear and sunglasses. He is married to Celine Sarda De Castilla with whom he had three children: Achille, Allegra and Olimpia.
Together with the founding partners of Italia Independent Group, he won the 2014 EY Award Entrepreneur of the Year in the “Emerging” category. In March 2016, he was nominated as a member of the Executive Board of the Comitato Leonardo.
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