Beatrice Trussardi was born on 22nd November 1971. She graduated in History of Modern and Contemporary Art and also holds a Master‘s degree in Art Business & Administration from New York University. She has worked with some of the leading museums in New York such as the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Modern Art.
In 2002 Beatrice Trussardi became Chairperson and Managing Director of the Trussardi Group, one of the most prestigious brands of Italian fashion. In this position, Beatrice Trussardi has started an intense process of rationalization of the governance and control structure of the Trussardi Group in order to achieve greater incisiveness and therefore improved operating efficiency. Beatrice Trussardi has taken actions aimed at modifying the company structure, simplifying it and bringing it into line with the mission of giving maximum value to the Trussardi brand.
Alongside her commitment to business, Beatrice Trussardi also dedicates herself to culture with the Nicola Trussardi Foundation, which she chairs. The Foundation promotes and circulates works by the most established artists on today’s art scene through incursions of contemporary art into daily life with events, exhibitions, publications, conferences and special projects.
Beatrice Trussardi has received numerous acknowledgements for her entrepreneurial activity:
in 2003 the Marisa Bellisario Award, and the prestigious NIAF Award, established by the National Italian American Foundation, for international merits in business. In 2004 she was awarded the Friends of Milan International Prize and the Florence Woman’s prize for her efforts in business and values of great professionalism.
In recognition of the activity of the Nicola Trussardi Foundation, in 2003 she was awarded the ICE - Impresa & Cultura Award. In 2004 she received the prestigious Montblanc Arts Patronage Award, an international prize awarded each year to new patrons of culture and art.
The Trussardi look is classic, but innovative, with generous use of the finest fabrics.