Peter Howarth for Walpole: speaking to Globe-Trotter’s new executive chairman, Vicente Castellano
In the latest in the SHOW CEO’s regular series of columns for Walpole – in which he talks to luxury’s leaders about their approach to the Covid-19 crisis and shares his insights into these extraordinary times – Peter Howarth speaks to Vicente Castellano, Globe-Trotter’s new executive chairman and the operating officer of Oakley Capital. The British private equity firm purchased a controlling stake in Globe-Trotter in the month the UK went into lockdown and Peter discovers why this has not dampened the firm’s confidence in its asset.
You can read Peter’s article here.
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