Giuliano Mussini has passed away

Il fondatore di Panariagroup si è spento il 1° dicembre a 93 anni.

Giuliano Mussini

Giuliano Mussini, the founder of Panariagroup, passed away on Friday 1 December in Sassuolo at the age of 93. Renowned as a pioneer and innovator of the Italian ceramic tile industry, he played a pivotal role in the industry’s development. He founded Panaria Ceramica in 1974, and from the 1990s onwards initiated an expansion strategy that gradually transformed the company into its current status as one of the sector’s most important global multinationals. Now led by his children, the group has production facilities in Italy, Portugal, the United States and Germany, as well as a subsidiary in India.

The news of his passing was met with profound sorrow, as tributes poured in from throughout the industry and beyond. Giuliano Mussini was revered for his business skills, vision and foresight and led the group with passion, dedication, wisdom and authority for many years. His personal qualities and values such as humility, simplicity and honesty, his love for his family, his sense of responsibility and his immense respect for others earned him the esteem of everyone who knew him.

Our entire editorial team extends heartfelt condolences to his wife Gemma and children Emilio, Paolo, Marco and Silvia.

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