Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

MarketScreener Homepage  >  News  >  Business Leaders  >  Business Leaders Biography

Business Leaders

Latest NewsCompaniesMarketsEconomy & ForexCommoditiesInterest RatesBusiness LeadersFinance ProfessionalsCalendarSectors 
HomeAll newsMost read newsBusiness Leaders Biography
Portrait de Miuccia Prada
Age : 69
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Prada S.p.A.

Summary 
Currently, Miuccia Prada Bianchi is Co-Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Prada SpA.

She is also on the board of 5 other companies.


Current positions of Miuccia Prada 
NameTitle Since
Prada S.p.A.
(Apparel & Accessories Retailers)
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director 2003
Prada Foundation Director -
Ludo SA Director -
Ludo SRL Director -
Bellatrix SpA Director -
Prada Holding SpA Director -


Miuccia Prada : Personal Network 


Biography of Miuccia Prada 
Miuccia Prada ( born Maria Bianchi; 10 May 1949 in Milan, Italy) is the Italian fashion designer and entrepreneur behind Prada and Miu Miu.

The youngest granddaughter of Mario Prada, she took over the family-owned luxury goods manufacturer in 1978. Since then, the company has acquired Jil Sander, Helmut Lang and shoemaker Church & Co.citation needed|date=June 2014 In 2002, Prada opened her own contemporary art gallery.

In March 2013, she was one of the fifty best-dressed over 50s by the Guardian. As of 2014, she is listed as the 75th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Early life and education
Born Maria Bianchi on May 10, 1949 in Milan, Italy, she took the name Miuccia Prada in the 1980s, after being adopted by an aunt. Her parents were Luigi Bianchi and his wife, Luisa Prada. She has two older siblings, Albert and Marina. She was a member of the Communist party and involved in the women’s rights movement during the seventies in Milan. In 1978 she entered into her family’s business of manufacturing luxury leather bags, a company established by her grandfather in 1913. Around the same time she met her future husband and business partner, Patrizio Bertelli.

Career

Prada's first successful handbag design was in 1985. It was a line of black, finely-woven nylon handbags. By 1989, she designed and introduced her first women’s ready-to-wear collection. In 1995 she launched her first menswear line. The Miu Miu line was introduced in 1992 as a less expensive womenswear line inspired by her personal wardrobe. She named it after her own nickname, Miu Miu.

In 1993 she was awarded the Council of Fashion Designers of America International Award. The following year she showed her collections in both New York and London fashion weeks. She had already been exhibiting at Milan fashion week. Bertelli, Prada's husband, is responsible for the commercial side of products and Prada’s retail strategy. The design house has grown into a conglomerate that includes labels such as Fendi, Helmut Lang, Jil Sander, and Azzedine Alaia. The company has expanded into leather goods, shoes, fragrances, and apparel for both men and women.
She is now the co-CEO for Prada, together with her husband.

Business philosophy
She eschews merging high art with fashion, saying "Art is for expressing ideas and for expressing a vision. My job is to sell." As of 2014, she is listed as the 75th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Personal life
She is a collector of contemporary art and owns several artworks by Young British Artists. She is personal friends with artist Cindy Sherman.



Source @ Wikipedia



Most Read News 
08/11CARL ICAHN : Cigna Deal Scores Against Icahn -- WSJ
DJ
08/14ELON MUSK : Musk says Silver Lake, Goldman advising on taking Tesla private
RE
08/15DAVID EINHORN : Bayer Brings No Relief to Einhorn -- WSJ
DJ
08/09ELON MUSK : U.S. SEC examining Musk's tweets on taking Tesla private - WSJ
RE
08/15ELON MUSK : no formal offer, no firm deals with advisers
RE
08/14DAVID EINHORN : Billionaire Investor David Einhorn Hit In Monsanto Ruling
DJ
08/09CARL ICAHN : Glenview backs Cigna-Express Scripts deal after Icahn criticism
RE
08/15PHILIP GREEN : MPs ask Philip Green to prove BHS was going concern
RE
08/11ELON MUSK : Tesla CEO Musk accused in lawsuit of defrauding shareholders
RE
08/10ELON MUSK : sources
RE
More news


© 2018 People and Ownership :   
Advertisement
Miuccia Prada : Connections 
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology R & D Corp. Ltd.
Assolombarda
Bellatrix SpA
Ludo SRL
Ragioneria Generale dello Stato
Chora SRL
My Top Home (China) Holdings Ltd.
Church & Co. Ltd.
Church UK Retail Ltd.
Accretion Corporate Consulting SpA
Prada Foundation
Astrim SpA
University of Bocconi


Latest news about Miuccia Prada 
08/01MIUCCIA PRADA : Prada shows off new growth phase with rising sales, profits
RE
06/08MIUCCIA PRADA : Ceo
RE
2017MIUCCIA PRADA : Prada signs Italian tax cooperation agreement
RE
2016MIUCCIA PRADA : Prosecutors seek to close Prada CEO tax case - sources
RE
2016CHRISTIAN DIOR : Dior Puts Woman in Charge of Label for First Time -- WSJ
DJ
2016CHRISTIAN DIOR : Dior Names Valentino's Maria Grazia Chiuri as New Creative Chief--2nd Update
DJ
2016CHRISTIAN DIOR : Dior Names Valentino's Chiuri as Creative Chief
DJ
More news


Popular Business Leaders 
Paul Achleitner William Ackman Frank Appel Luc Besson Jeff Bezos Lloyd Blankfein Vincent Bolloré Warren Buffett Tim Cook Serge Dassault Michael Dell Oleg Deripaska Patrick Drahi John Edwards Bill Gates Carlos Ghosn David Henry Heinrich Hiesinger Carl Icahn Charles Koch Brian Krzanich Ulrich Lehner Robin Li Daniel Loeb Jack Ma John Malone Sergio Marchionne Laurent Mignon Leslie Moonves Dennis Muilenburg Rupert Murdoch Elon Musk Peter Nicholas Xavier Niel Indra Nooyi John Paulson Georges Plassat Miuccia Prada Sumner Redstone Wilbur Ross Howard Schultz Masayoshi Son George Soros Martin Sorrell Rupert Stadler Peter Thiel John Williamson Martin Winterkorn Dieter Zetsche Mark Zuckerberg
A-Z Business Leaders