The Tecnica Group, an international supplier of outdoor footwear and ski equipment based in Italy, announced on Monday that Giovanni Zoppas will become its new CEO and general manager from next May. Thelios confirmed that Zoppas would leave the group at the end of April and said that it would announce the appointment of the new CEO in due time. Prior to his carreer in the eyewear industry, Zoppas had already been working for Tecnica between 2003 and 2006, as general manager of the Nordica brand. After various positions in large international companies such as Benetton or GlaxoSmithKline, he had steered the Marcolin Group between 2012 and 2017 before becoming CEO of Thelios, the joint venture between the Marcolin Group and LVMH.