2006 : Gianni adds another title, creative director of menswear.

1994 : February: In order to cut costs, Investcorp relocates the Gucci headquarters from Milan back to Florence. It is an unpopular move, because it will result in the loss of 40 jobs. Staff stage a walkout in protest. May: Dawn Mello leaves Gucci to return to her post as president at Bergdorf Goodman. Tom Ford named creative director. Domenico De Sole brought to Milan to oversee merchandising and production activity.