L’European Institute of Design announces the appointment of Francesco Gori as Chief Executive Officer of IED Group after the co-option in July in the Board of Directors of theEuropean Institute of Design.
“I am convinced that theEducation must be the first investment area of a country and that social, environmental and economic sustainability is defined by its level of education “, he declares Francesco Gori, Chief Executive Officer of IED Group. “The European Institute of Design is a beautiful Italian reality, also developed in Spain and South America, founded on the training model of knowledge and know-how in the areas of design, fashion, communication and visual arts”.
Francesco Gori, AD at Pirelli Tyre until 2012, he is an independent director of Snam S.p.A. since 2013, non executive Director in the Supervisory and Management boards of Apollo Tyres Ltd, a leading company in the sector listed in Mumbai, since 2015 and Independent Director of Prysmian Group since 2018.
L’European Institute of Design welcomes Francesco Gori after having recently announced the birth of the first international campus in Milan IED, which will rise in the area of the Ex Macello. The new Campus will be one of the largest for Higher Education in Italy entirely dedicated by a private institution to creativity, art, culture and projects for the next generations. In the area of the Ex Macello, the ten Milanese offices that are now detached and spread throughout the city will be brought together.
With more than 50 years of history and 12 offices in 3 countries around the world, Italy, Spain and Brazil, theEuropean Institute of Design confirms itself as the only Higher Education school in the creative field to have maintained an entirely Italian matrix and an international vocation.
The value of the community lies at the basis of its schooling, which reaches more than 10,000 students, 1,900 teachers and 100,000 Alumni all over the world every year. In October 2020 the Group opened its third office in Spain, in Bilbao, in the iconic Papelera Building, thanks to the integration with the Kunsthal Higher Design Center.