Marco Messini joined Timberland in 2004 as general manager & managing director of Timberland Italy. Since 2010, Marco has been Vice President of Timberland (Vf corporation, Greensboro, VFC – NYSE) for Southern Europe. The region, which includes France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece, is the biggest in Europe for The Timberland Brand. In addition he is responsible for more than 250 partnership Timberland stores in Europe, and he has been a member of the Europe retail board.
Marco holds a strong international background in sportswear & footwear business working in various roles from sale & marketing to general management. From 2000 to 2004 Marco served Diadora as global brand director, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, and director of subsidiaries boards. Previously he served as sale director for Champion, one of the Sara Lee brands.