Sunnyvale, TX, Oct. 22, 2012 -- Andrea Sasso, formerly managing director of Elica SpA, has been named managing director at tile maker Marazzi Group.
Maurizio Piglione has resigned as CEO of the company, a position he has held since 2009.
At the same time Filippo Marazzi, major shareholder and president of the group, continues to define the strategic direction of the Group..
The company said that the appointment of Sasso is part of a consistent path of management growth that the company has been following for several years, which has allowed the group to continue to improve its economic and financial results.
Sasso leaves Elica Group, a leader in the field of kitchen range hoods, where he has been managing director since 2007.