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Antonio Achille

Senior Partner, Milan
Advises clients across the consumer and luxury sectors on a broad range of issues, including corporate strategy, growth acceleration, organization redesign, and postmerger integration

About Antonio

Antonio is the global head of McKinsey’s luxury sector, and he is part of the leadership team of the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Practices globally. He is also responsible for the consumer and retail team in the Mediterranean area.

Antonio has over 20 years’ experience in advising national and international groups on issues that include corporate strategy, growth acceleration, organization redesign, and postmerger integration. The geographical scope of his work includes China, Europe, Korea, the Middle East, North America, and Turkey.

On behalf of McKinsey, Antonio is responsible for the Digital Luxury Experience Observatory, developed in partnership with Altagamma, which provides an in-depth analysis of key consumer and industry trends annually.

Antonio is extensively quoted as a luxury and consumer expert in Italian and international media, such as the Financial Times, The New York Times, The Economist, Bloomberg, CNBC, Fashion Illustrated, The Business of Fashion, Harvard Business Review, Il Sole 24 Ore, Corriere della Sera, Mark Up, and MF fashion.

Before joining McKinsey, Antonio was a partner and managing director at global consulting firm, where he led its global luxury practice.

Published work

A perspective for the luxury-goods industry during—and after—coronavirus,” McKinsey & Company, April 2020

Lusso 4.0. L'intervista esclusiva ad Antonio Achille,” Class CNBC, July 2018

Altagamma - Strategie per l’Italia d'eccellenza,” Altagamma, May 2018

E-commerce al 20% entro il 2025,” Il Sole 24 Ore, March 2018

Luxury in the age of Digital Darwinism,” McKinsey & Company, February 2018

Crescita e innovazione nel futuro delle aziende del lusso,” Harvard Business Review, December 2017

Moda e lusso? Il nuovo è in Oriente,” Corriere L'Economia, December 2017

Moda, l'Asia traina l'innovazione,” Italia Oggi, December 2017

Il lusso deve cambiare per tornare a crescere,” MF fashion, July 2017

The age of digital Darwinism,” The Business of Fashion, June 2017

Millennials, i segreti per conquistarli,” MF fashion, February 2017

Lusso, inizia l’era delle Store wars,” MF fashion, January 2017

La moda? È la settima potenza mondiale,” CorrierEconomia, December 2016

L'esperienza è il driver del retailing futuro,” Mark Up, December 2016

Scenari 2017: la moda accelera, il lusso torna a crescere,” Il Sole 24 Ore, December 2016

Al via il decennio del nuovo lusso, il vero debutto sarà oggi in pedana,” MF fashion, September 2016

Moda - Londra, attenta: è l'ora del contrattacco,” CorrierEconomia, July 2016


Bocconi University
MS, business administration