After announcing new investments in its Italian manufacturing activities, Marchon has reported the promotion of its general manager of operations, Adriano De Sandre to the position of chief executive of its Italian subsidiary, with responsibility also for sales and product development. The present managing director, Giancarla Agnoli, will be honorary chairperson of Marchon Italy. De Sandre joined Marchon Italy in his current role in 2013. Prior to that, he spent more than 20 years in the sector, working for companies such as Safilo and De Rigo. At Safilo, he acted as head of management control and planning and as purchasing manager. At De Rigo, where he sat on the board of directors, he had the role of director of industrial operations. Before entering the eyewear sector, De Sandre worked for Fiat-Magneti Marelli and Gruppo Zambelli.