Carmine Rotondaro is the Worldwide Tax, Real Estate and Indirect Purchase Director of the PPR Group, for which he has been serving for the last eleven years. In such a capacity, he manages tax and coordinates the real estate and indirect purchases needs and projects of all the PPR brands and divisions.
He steadily cooperated since 1998 and until 2009 with the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation Amsterdam, for which he grounded and managed for ten years the magazine Derivatives and Financial Instruments and was for many years the managing editor of the loose leaf and on line publication Tax Treatment of Transfer Pricing. He is author of several articles and keynote speaker at various congresses and conferences including the Financial Times 2006 Commercial Property Conference held in London, the 2007 edition of the Asia Luxury Property Conference held in Hong Kong, the 2007 edition of the World Knowledge Forum held in Seoul, the 2008 and 2010 editions of Leaders in Luxury Middle East held in Dubai, the 2008 and 2010 editions of the China Luxury Summit held in Shanghai, the 2009 edition of the Global Opportunities Conference held in London, the 2009 edition of Luxury Interactive held in London. He served as a Member of the Grand Jury of the 2008 edition of the Mapic Retail Awards, as a Member of the Jury of the 2008 CEE Retail Awards and as a Member of the Jury of the 2009 edition of the Global Retail & Leisure International Awards.
A world leader in apparel and accessories, Kering develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, McQ, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, Stella McCartney, Sergio Rossi, Boucheron, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, Qeelin, Puma, Volcom, Cobra, Electric and Tretorn. By ‘empowering imagination’ in the fullest sense, Kering encourages its brands to reach their potential, in the most sustainable manner.
Present in more than 120 countries, the Group generated revenues of €9.7 billion in 2012 and had 33,000 employees at year end. The Kering (previously PPR) share is listed on Euronext Paris (FR 0000121485, KER.PA, KER.FP).