Pasquale Natuzzi named CEO of the Year 2016

Pasquale Natuzzi

Recognition for his commitment and contribution to furniture and design industry

Pasquale Natuzzi
Pasquale Natuzzi

Dubai, UAE: Pasquale Natuzzi, Chief Executive Officer of Natuzzi, one of the world’s most highly sought after furniture brands among consumers of luxury goods, was named CEO of the Year 2016 for the furniture and design industry.

The authoritative recognition comes from the VI edition of the “Premio Le Fonti”, with the patronage of the European Commission, the Province of Milan and the Lombardy Region.

Pasquale Natuzzi was given the award during a ceremony held at Palazzo Mezzanotte in Milan, “for the constant commitment to the growth of the company and of the local territory, for his dedication to strengthening the brand through research and development, communication and marketing, and for the ability to cope with difficult economic situation, by making Natuzzi a global brand rooted in quality, design and creativity”.

Pasquale Natuzzi said: “This award touches and honor me. It is not only an important personal recognition, but a testimony of values at the foundation of our company, on which we have built our leadership in the world: love of work, integrity, transparency, respect for law, and respect for people. I want to dedicate this award to all people who made it possible: my family, my colleagues in the world, our customers and, more generally, all those who have given their contribution to our business activities in these 57 years of history.”

Premio Le Fonti is an international award (held also in London, New York, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong); it falls within the awards promoted by IAIR (institute of research and global independent publishing house based in Milan). It is supported by the most important Italian and foreign media in order to identify and select the excellence of the year in the professional, finance and industry sectors.


Founded in 1959 by Pasquale Natuzzi, the Natuzzi Group designs, manufactures and sells an extensive collection of sofas, armchairs, furniture and home furnishing accessories. The Natuzzi Group is the largest Italian furniture company and the only global player in the sector, with 7 production plants, 12 sales offices and over 1,200 points of sale across the world. Ethics and social responsibility, innovation, industrial know-how and the integrated management of the entire value chain are the strengths that have made the Natuzzi Group the market leader. Natuzzi S.p.A. has been listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 13 May 1993. The Group is certified ISO 9001 and 14001.