Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A., is Chairman of Marco Tronchetti Provera & C. S.p.A., an investment holding company that controls Camfin S.p.A., which in turn holds just over 10% of Pirelli & C. S.p.A.
Honorary Co-Chairman for the Italian side of the Council for the United States and Italy, of which he was Italian Co-Chairman for 15 years, he is part of the Italian Group of the Trilateral Commission and is Co-Chairman for the Italian side of the Italian-Russian Business Committee for Economic Cooperation.
He is a Director of RCS MediaGroup S.p.A. and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bocconi University, he is also part of the General Council and of the Advisory Board of Assolombarda as well as of the General Council of Confindustria.
From October 2008 to October 2017, he served as Deputy Chairman of Mediobanca – Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A. and until May 2013 he was Chairman of Prelios S.p.A.. Previously, he served as Chairman of Telecom Italia S.p.A. (2001 – 2006). From December 1996 to September 2001 he was Chairman of “Il Sole 24 Ore” and from October 2001 to September 2005 Director of “Teatro alla Scala”.
In the early ’70s he began to collaborate in the family business activities, where he developed in particular those related to the shipping sector. In 1986 he joined Pirelli. In 1992 he took over the operational leadership. He graduated in Economics and Commerce in 1971 from the Bocconi University in Milan, and was born in 1948.