Daniella Vitale has been President of Gucci America since January 2006. She joined Gucci in 1996 as Director of Wholesale Region America. In 1986 she commenced her professional track as Assistant Buyer while completing her studies. From 1990 to 1994 she was Merchandise Manager for Ferragamo America and from 1994 to 1999 she was Vice-President of Wholesale for Giorgio Armani America. Daniella studied at the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising and the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.