SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marcolin USA is pleased to announce the new Vice-President for the Retail channel: Tom Seltzer. Prior to Marcolin USA, Tom served as Director for DIOR distribution North America for SAFILO USA. Tom brings a very broad experience in the eyewear industry and brand management, including DIOR, RAY-BAN, DK, VERSACE, HUGO BOSS and other top tier brands.

“Last year we spoke about the momentum we saw in Marcolin USA. 2010 shows how we are expanding on that momentum. I am very happy to add Tom into the talent pool of the new Marcolin USA,” said Fabrizio Gamberini, CEO and GM for Marcolin USA. “Tom’s experience, expertise and leadership skills will be a great asset both to our retail team and to our company. We have aggressive growth plans in retail, and Tom is the right person for us.” Tom is based in NYC’s Marcolin USA showroom.

Marcolin, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, is one of the leading eyewear companies and stands out in the luxury sector for the premium quality of its products, its attention to detail and focused distribution. The portfolio of licensed brands includes: Cover Girl Eyewear, DSquared2 Eyewear, Ferrari, Hogan Eyewear, John Galliano Eyewear, Just Cavalli Eyewear, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Miss Sixty Glasses, Montblanc Eyewear, Replay Eyes, Roberto Cavalli Eyewear, Swarovski Eyewear, Timberland, Tod’s Eyewear and Tom Ford Eyewear. Marcolin and Web Eyewear feature among the group’s own brands.