Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
Director of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since 12th September, 2006.
Born in Vicenza in 1940.
He is Chairman of Brembo S.p.A., a market leader in the design and manufacturing of high performance braking systems for cars, motorcycles, industrial vehicles as well as for racing cars, covering both the original equipment and the spare-parts markets.
He is Chaiman of “Parco Scientifico Tecnologico Kilometro Rosso”, a multi-sectorial and interdisciplinary campus, which aims to improve the dialogue between academic, entrepreneurial and scientific culture.
In 2003, he was awarded an honorary degree in mechanical engineering by the University of Bergamo.
In 2004, he was awarded the title of “Cavaliere del Lavoro” of the Italian Republic.
From June 2001 to May 2004 he was Chairman of Federmeccanica.
From May 2004 to 2012 he was Deputy Chairman of Confindustria for Industrial Relations and Social Affairs.
February 25, 2013 he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies where is a member of the X Commission (Productive Activities, Trade and Tourism) from 7 may 2013.
He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori S.p.A..
He is qualified as independent director according to the provisions of Corporate Governance Code (Borsa Italiana).