As her baby turns 15, Natalie Massenet has announced she is stepping down as the executive chairman of Net-a-Porter – the announcement comes ahead of a huge merger with Yoox. Originally, it looked like she was going to be head of the combined group but has surprised us all with the abrupt resignation.
As for now, we can only speculate that Yoox Chief Executive Federico Marchetti will take over the company. It is already well known that Massenet and he had very different opinions when it comes to business.
But this isn’t the last of the driven business woman we’ll see as she explains, “As for my own future, my entrepreneurial drive is as strong today as it always has been, and my passion for innovation will continue to be my greatest guide in business”. Get to know more about this amazing woman in our gallery with 11 interesting facts.