Not exactly what the will of Leonardo Del Vecchio, died on Monday 27 June. Two days after the funeral, the family was able to hear the will of the founder of Luxottica. The will was opened to the Zabban Notaro studio and has officially learned the corporate structure of Delfin, the family safe holding company.
The widow, Nicoletta Zampillo, was expected to have 25% of the Delfin holding company. Instead, she will have 12.5% and another 12.5% will go to her son Rocco Basilico, 33 years old, born from the marriage with the banker Paolo Basilico. The heirs in all are 8, to the two already mentioned, are added the 6 children of Leonardo Del Vecchio each with an equal share of 12.5%: Claudio, Marisa, Paola, Leonardo Maria, Luca and Clemente.
The surprise name is that of Rocco Basilico who is already included in the Essilux organization as Chief wearable officer. He lives in Los Angeles: it is he who takes care of the relationship with Meta for the realization of the Ray-Ban Stories, glasses with connection. The company also includes Leonardo Maria Del Vecchio, son of Nicoletta Zampillo and Del Vecchio, head of retail Italy and CEO of Salmoiraghi & Viganò. Among the heirs they are the only two who already work in the company.
There is no indication of who will have to take Del Vecchio’s place as president of Delfin. The board of directors of the family safe should meet shortly to decide if and who to appoint. According to the statute of the holding company, a majority of 88% of the capital is required, which practically means the unanimity of the shareholders.
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Source: Vanity Fair