Sebastian Picardo

Sebastian Picardo
Sebastian Picardo
President and CEO
Holt Renfrew
Sebastian Picardo is the President & CEO of Canada’s fashion and lifestyle retailer, Holt Renfrew.

With over 25 years of professional experience, Sebastian has worked for multiple companies in the luxury sector in regional and global executive roles based in Buenos Aires, London, Barcelona, Hong Kong, and Toronto. He has also served as non-executive director in South-East Asia and the Middle East. Prior to joining Holt Renfrew in 2020, Sebastian was Deputy President of Asia’s iconic luxury department store Lane Crawford and has held senior management positions at Burberry, Net-a-Porter, Alexander McQueen and Deloitte.

Originally from Argentina, Sebastian holds bachelor’s degrees in Public Accounting and in Business Administration. He also holds a Master’s degree in International Finance. Most recently, he attended Harvard Business School, where he successfully completed their Advanced Management Program.

Sebastian currently resides in Toronto with his wife and children.

Speaking in:

January 16
1:00 pm1:30 pm
River Pavilion, Level 4, commercetools Stage
Holt Renfrew is considered Canada’s leading fashion and lifestyle retailer. Founded in Quebec City in 1837, Holt Renfrew is renowned for unparalleled retail experiences, and is Canada’s hub for the world’s best fashion and beauty brands. In 2021, Holts announced bold sustainability initiatives that reinforce its commitment to creating a better future for people and the planet. Holt Renfrew… Read more