Short bio

Francesca Lavazza was born in Turin in 1969 and sits on the Board of Directors of the Lavazza Group - the Italian leader in the coffee industry with operations in over 140 countries worldwide. From 2005 to 2015 Francesca was Corporate Image Director and managed numerous significant projects, such as the Lavazza Calendars and international advertising campaigns. From photography and the visual arts to graphic design by way of architecture - the Lavazza Museum in Turin being an excellent example - Francesca has engendered creativity in the company’s communication channel, and as a shareholder, she has the strategic role of overseeing all initiatives across the entire global business.