Sara Citterio

Corporate Affairs, Legal and Compliance Manager at Trussardi SpA

Sara Citterio joined the Trussardi Group in 2001 and is currently heading its legal, compliance and corporate affairs department. Her main responsibilities are corporate and legal affairs, corporate governance, intellectual property, dispute resolution, compliance and legal support to all subsidiaries and branches worldwide. Before joining Trussardi, she spent several years at Istituto Auxologico Italiano, a private non-profit organisation operating in the health sector, serving as legal counsel and assistant general counsel.

Ms Citterio graduated at the Catholic University of Milan in International Law. She is a qualified Italian lawyer with substantial in-house experience, mainly in intellectual property, privacy, compliance and corporate matters, litigation and strategic commercial deals. She is a regular panellist at legal and public seminars and courses in fashion law and IP protection, and she is also a visiting lecturer in the fashion law master’s at the Luiss University in Rome. She was included in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 GC Powerlist Italy and in 2019 she was awarded In-House Counsel of the Year in the fashion, luxury and design category.

Since 2019 she has been a member of the executives committee of the Licensing Executives Society, and since June 2017 she has been a member of the executive committee of the Italian anti-counterfeiting association.

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  • Fashion

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Trussardi SpA

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