PASQUALE NATUZZI

"We put our most sincere passion into what we do, in search of perfection, beauty, and harmony inside and outside us. Every day like the first day. With the firm belief that being entrepreneurs involves a commitment to common growth, to our community and to our country.

Love for our work: this is what has made us the greatest artisans in the world."

BIOGRAPHY

Pasquale Natuzzi was born in Matera, lives in Santeramo, is married and has 5 children. The son of a cabinet maker, at the age of 19 he opened a workshop in Taranto. In 1962 he moved to Matera, where in 1967 he started to produce sofas on an industrial level. In 1972 he founded Natuzzi Salotti S.r.l., and one year later, after a fire completely destroyed his factory, he transferred the business to Santeramo in Colle (Bari, Italy), where the Group still has its headquarters. In the 1980s, during a trip in the USA, Pasquale Natuzzi saw the opportunity to bring leather sofas "to the masses", and in 1985 founded Natuzzi Upholstery Inc., based in New York. Success in the United States, confirmed by the listing on Wall Street in May 1993, was a springboard for  Natuzzi to conquer other markets. 1998 saw the opening in High Point, North Carolina, of Natuzzi Americas' headquarters. The building was designed by Mario Bellini.

While continuing its expansion in the North American market, the Group strengthened its presence in Europe and in Italy, where the first Divani & Divani by Natuzzi store was opened in the 1990s.

His passion and dedication to the company's growth was recognized with an honorary degree in Education Sciences awarded in December 2001 by the University of Bari. In 2008 Pasquale Natuzzi was inducted in the American Furniture Hall of Fame, becoming the first non-American to receive this recognition. 

Pasquale Natuzzi

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Subject: Disclosure under the terms of Art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196 of 2003. Under the terms of Article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196 of 2003 (henceforth the Privacy Code), the Data Controller of Natuzzi S.p.A., whose registered office is at Via Iazzitiello, 47 – Santeramo in colle (BA), and with administrative headquarters at Via Iazzitiello, 47 - Santeramo in Colle (BA), informs you that your personal data is processed, by manual and automatic means: a. to carry out your requests b. to send you newsletters Supplying the data is optional, but without such data we may not be able to pursue the above purposes. The data will not be communicated or disseminated. The Marketing Department Manager and our staff who work there may access your personal data exclusively for the aforementioned purposes. The Data Processor is Protection Trade S.r.l. whose registered office is at Via Giorgio Morandi - 22, Itri (LT); a list of other processors may be requested by writing to the following e-mail address: natuzzi@protectiontrade.it. We inform you, finally, that you may exercise the rights envisaged in Article 7 of the Legislative Decree 196/03; including the right to obtain, from the Data Controller or Processor, confirmation of the existence or otherwise of your personal data and to permit you, if they do exist, to gain access to them.