| Mar 3, 2011 |
Founding family regains total control of B&B Italia
Boh staff
By Staff

Giorgio and Emanuele Busnelli, President and Director respectively of Italian home furnishings company B&B Italia, have recovered corporate control and majority ownership of the family-owned company, which was previously held by the Opera Fund.

“This operation is part of a strategic framework that is driven by ambitious developmental goals, especially in terms of exports towards markets that are experiencing a powerful economic growth and which offer interesting developmental prospects,” said Giorgio Busnelli.

Founded by Piero Ambrogio Busnelli in 1966, B&B Italia products are designed in collaboration with designers such as Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, Zaha Hadid, Gaetano Pesce, Naoto Fukasawa, Jeffrey Bernett and many others. They are sold in 54 countries with over 750 points of sale, and have stores in Milan, London, Paris, Munich, New York, Chicago and Tokyo.

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