Filippo Pustetto has been appointed as Blackfin’s global sales director as part of a strategic development plan to expand and strengthen the sales division.

Pustetto has had international experience in managing brands, as he previously spent 17 years at Safilo in multiple sales positions, including three years managing distributors in the East European and Turkish markets and eight years as sales director of the Spanish branch.

He said: ‘I am excited to set out on this new adventure with an enthusiastic and realistic approach to lead the company - working with the team - to the short- and medium-term goals we have set for ourselves.’