Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since 1992
Executive Vice Chairman since 20 October 2015
Born in 1948.
Degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bocconi University of Milan, 1971.
Developed sea transport business for family company beginning in the early seventies.
Entered Pirelli in 1986. Took over operational leadership of the Group in 1992.
Chairman of “Il Sole 24 Ore” from December 1996 to September 2001 and Board Member of “Teatro alla Scala” from October 2001 to September 2005.
Chairman of Telecom Italia S.p.A. from September 2001 to September 2006. Up to May 2013 he was Chairman of Prelios S.p.A..
Currently Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. and Chairman of Marco Tronchetti Provera & C. S.p.A., a holding which he controls and through which indirectly controls Camfin S.p.A. which in turn indirectly holds 22.4% of Pirelli & C. S.p.A.
Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A..
Honorary Co-Chairman for the Italian branch of the Council for the United States and Italy, of which he was Italian Co-Chairman for 15 years, and Member of the Italian Group of the Trilateral Commission. His is also Co-Chairman of the Italy-China Business Forum.
Member of the Steering Committee of Assonime and of Assolombarda, of the Steering Committee and of the Executive Committee of Confindustria. Board Member of Bocconi University of Milan.