Franco Bruni

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Director of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since April 28, 2005.

Born in Milan in 1948.

Graduated in Economics and Business Administration at Bocconi University (Milan) in 1971.

He is Full Professor of International Monetary Theory and Policy at Bocconi University (Milan).

He was Director of the Polital economy institute from 1994 up to 2000, “Visiting Professor” in several Universities abroad such as: New York University (1981-82), University of California at Berkeley (1982) Chulanlongkom University in Bangkok (1993), University Getulio Vargas in San Paolo del Brasile (1992), Istituto de Estudos Europeus of the Macau University, University of British Columbia in Vancouver (2003), University of New South Wales in Sidney (2005) and University Fudan in Shanghai (2007).
He also thaught, as lecturer and then as adjuct professor , at the University of Brescia. He has been member of the regulator committee which established the faculty of Economics at the University of Bolzano.

He is Deputy Chairman and Scientific Director of the “Istituto per gli Studi di Poltica Inernazionale” (Institute for International Political Studies) at Palazzo Clerici (Milan), he has been member of the Council of Management and President of Sociètè Universitaire Europèenne de Recherches Financiéres. He is the Italian member of the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, of the Management Board of “Centro Paolo Baffi sulle Banche Centrali e sulla regolamentazione Finanziaria”.

He was an independent member of the Board of Directors of Saipem S.p.A. (from 1998 to 2005), Unicredito Banca Mobiliare S.p.A. (from 2000 to 2008) and Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A. (from 2000 to 2010); at the momenthe is Deputy Chairman of Pioneer Investment Management SGR S.p.A., and member of the Executive Committee of Ned Community, an Italian association of the independent and not independent members of the Board of Directors.

He is member of the Advisory Board of “Journal of Financial Stability”, of the Scientific Committees of “Rivista di Politica Economica” and “associate editor” of “Giornale degli Economisti e Annali di Economia”.

He is qualified as independent director according to the provisions of Corporate Governance Code (Borsa Italiana).

Last Revised: 13 Mag 2013