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Bedini Rejoins Natuzzi as COO
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By Home Furnishings Business in Executive Changes on May 28, 2013
Umberto Bedini has rejoined Natuzzi (NYSE: NTZ) as chief operations officer for the company after a two-and-a-half year hiatus.
Bedini will be in charge of integrating worldwide the whole manufacturing and supply-chain processes by simplifying the organizational structures, reducing the complexity, focusing on a lean enterprise approach. The company said the changes will allow it to re-engineer its products and redefine the product development process to speed up time to market.
Bedini previously held positions within a number of large international groups, including Gruppo Farmaceutico Angelini, Rockwell Rimoldi, Indesit and Candy Group. Since 2004, he has been partner and CEO of ECA Consulting, an Italian management consultancies in the field of operations.
"We are pleased that Umberto decided to cooperate with us again and make his long lasting experience, gained in international and complex environments, available to our important challenges," said Pasquale Natuzzi, chairman and CEO of the Natuzzi Group. "His contribution will be important in achieving the objectives we have set for ourselves."