Chairman of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since 7th May, 2003.
Managing Director of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since 21st April, 2011.
Born in Milan 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 Group 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 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 which indirectly holds approximately 39% of Camfin S.p.A. (where he was Chairman until December 2013), the largest shareholder in 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.
Member of the Steering Committee of Assonime and of Assolombarda, of the Steering Committee and of the Executive Committee of Confindustria and member of the International Advisory Board of Allianz.