Last Revised: 10 May 2013
Director of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since May 7, 2003.
Born in Turin in 1938.
He worked in London at the Midland Bank in 1962 and at the Mercantile & General from 1962 to 1963.
From 1969 to 1986 he was Managing Director of Toro Assicurazioni S.p.A., as well as Deputy Chairman from 1980 to 1986.
From 1992 to1996 he was Chairman of C.E.A. – Comité Européen des Assurances.
Currently he is Deputy Chairman of Vittoria Assicurazioni S.p.A. and Banca Passadore & C. S.p.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Yafa S.p.A.. He is also member of the Supervisory Board of Yam Invest N.V., Member of the Comité Stratégique of Insurance Europe, as representative of the Italian market, member of the Association of Genève, Deputy Chairman of A.N.I.A. and member of the “Associazione Italiana per la ricerca sul cancro” (the Italian association for cancer research) - Piemonte and Val d’Aosta committee.
In 1995 he was awarded the title of “Chevalier de l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur” and in 1998 “Cavaliere del Lavoro” of the Italian Republic.
He holds the requirements provided by the Corporate Governance Code (Borsa Italiana) to be qualified as independent.