CEO Ermenegildo "Gildo" Zegna ( above ) is the fourth-generation of his family’s fashion house Ermengildo Zegna. Zegna is the namesake of his grandfather Ermenegildo Zegna, who founded his eponymous Italian Brand in 1910. He is the son of Angelo Zegna. Angelo owned a wooden mill and looms in the Alps located above Piedmont, Italy. Ermenegildo Zegna founded the company in 1910 in Trivero in the Biellese prealps, utilizing his father’s looms and assets. The original name of the company was changed to Fratelli Zegna di Angelo in 1915. Zegna's range includes fabrics, suits, neckties, knitwear, shirts, accessories and sportswear.