Stefano Saccone has been appointed vice president and chief executive for Eastpak, taking the place of another Italian manager, Massimo Ferrucci, who is in line to become vice president of VF Corporation in charge of emerging markets. Saccone has been working at VF's European headquarter in Switzerland since 2012 as vice president of sales and marketing for Napapijri. He previously worked at Nike Italy, focusing on sportswear and action sports, and at Polo Ralph Lauren Europe. At Eastpak, Saccone's job will be to further build it into a global lifestyle brand.