VANCOUVER, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Marcello Leone is highly regarded as a visionary in the fashion industry. Mr. Leone's entrepreneurial spirit is led by his strategic vision, strong leadership and organization, and supported by his ability to raise capital. Mr. Leone has been involved with RYU since mid-2011, as an investor. Over the past three years, Mr. Leone founded Naturo Group Investments Inc. Through 2009, Mr. Leone was instrumental for over 16 years operating one of Canada's largest and most successful independent specialty stores known as LEONE (www.leone.ca). LEONE, located in Vancouver, British Columbia, represents over 30,000 square feet of luxury brands. Mr. Leone was responsible for the development of new product lines, guiding the buying team, and daily operational duties for LEONE and L2. Led by Mr. Leone and its management team, LEONE has been recognized as one of North America's leading retailers as quoted in Vogue Italy. Mr. Leone is active in charity work, having raised over $1 million for various charities.
Marcello Leone will be replacing Craig Brod as Chief Executive Officer.
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Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Director
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