Italia Independent has announced the appointment of four new executives to key positions. Giuseppe La Boria is named global director of sales while Alberto Lapucci is the new director of marketing. Gianantonio Baldessari, who has held important jobs with groups such as Safilo, De Rigo and Marcolin, will be responsible for logistics, planning and quality control. Furthermore, Amandine Perrier, previously worked for Alain Mikli, Etnia Barcelona and Kering Eyewear, is the new director of the Spanish subsidiary. La Boria has been in the eyewear industry for 20 years, working at companies like Safilo and Luxottica. Lapucci will be in charge of marketing and the brand's licensing deals. Prior to joining Italia Independent as director of marketing, he held similar roles at Marcolin and Kering Eyewear. Italia Independent recorded a net loss of €12.45 million in 2016, with revenues for the year down by more than 30 percent. In November the company appointed Giovanni Carlino as its new general director.