- Executive Chairman, Telecom Italia, Italy
Degree in Engineering, Politecnico, Turin. 1989, joined Recchi Costruzioni Generali; 1994, Chairman and CEO, Recchi America. 1999, joined General Electric; held various managerial positions in Europe and the US, including: GM, GE Capital Structure Finance; GM, Industrial M&A and Business Development; President, GE Italy; until May 2011, President and CEO, GE South Europe. Since May 2011, Chairman of the Board, Eni; concurrently, Vice-Chairman, GE Capital Interbanca Italy; Director, Exor. Member: European Advisory Board, Blackstone; External Advisory Board, MIT Energy Initiative; Exec. Cttee, Confindustria; Italian Cttee for Corporate Governance; Aspen Institute Italia; Trilateral Commission. Director: Italian Institute of Tech.; PACI, World Economic Forum. Co-Chair, Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption, B-20 Russia. Former Visiting Professor, Turin Univ. Editorial commentator: HBR; others.