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Carissa Fortino Inducted into Worldwide Who's Who for Excellence in Retail and Brand Management

Carissa Fortino has extensive international experience, and excels in business development on behalf of Fendi Asia Pacific

    HONG KONG, June 27, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Carissa Fortino, President of Fendi Asia Pacific, has been recognized by Worldwide Who's Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in retail and brand management.

Born in the U.S., Ms. Fortino is an accomplished, multilingual senior executive with extensive experience across continental Europe, Russia, the Middle East and Asia. She received a Bachelor of Arts in economics and Spanish from Indiana University Bloomington, and is well known in the retail industry. Additionally, she has broad experience in all aspects of global fashion management, including sales, marketing, merchandising, product development, finance and more. She has taken on many challenging assignments, and has successfully launched new businesses and turnarounds in various environments internationally.

Ms. Fortino has served as the president of Asia Pacific for Fendi for a year now, excelling in brand launches, cultural diversity, employee development, turnarounds and restructures. She also handles cross-functional, process improvement, and budget- and expense-related responsibilities. A charismatic leader, she forms teams and possesses extensive knowledge pertaining to business development. Further, Ms. Fortino is charged with strategic planning and brand development.

Fendi provides a broad range of products for men, women and children, including handbags, leather goods, shoes and fragrances. It is also involved in various projects, such as fashion shows, and "The Glory of Water" exhibition. For more information, visit

About Worldwide Who's Who
With over 500,000 members representing every major industry, Worldwide Who's Who is a powerful networking resource that enables professionals to outshine their competition, in part through effective branding and marketing. Worldwide Who's Who employs similar public relations techniques to those utilized by Fortune 500 companies, making them cost-effective for members who seek to take advantage of its career enhancement and business advancement services.

Worldwide Who's Who membership provides individuals with a valuable third-party endorsement of their accomplishments, and gives them the tools needed to brand themselves and their businesses effectively. In addition to publishing biographies in print and electronic form, it offers an online networking platform where members can establish new professional relationships.

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Ellen Campbell
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