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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors, mostly comprised of independent Directors, complies with the provisions contained in art. 16 of the Consob Market Regulation and the recommendations of the Corporate Governance Code of Borsa Italiana.

Board of Directors

Born in 1968, he began his career at Arthur Andersen in 1992 subsequent to a degree in Economics and Commerce.

He was at Mediobanca between 1994 and 1998 and with Credit Suisse First Boston in London between 1998 and 2002.  He joined the Capitalia/Unicredit group in 2002, holding various management roles until 2011: Central Head of Advisory, Central Head, Head of Investment Banking Italy, CEO of UniCredit Corporate Banking S.p.A and lastly Head of Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) Italia.

He was General Manager of Fondiaria SAI between 2011 and 2012.

He joined the TIM group in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer for the whole group.

He is married with two daughters and speaks English, German and French in addition to Italian.

Born in Udine on 12 July 1959, he has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Padua.

He has been the CEO of INWIT since 13 April 2018.

In July 2016, he took over the Technology division at Telecom Italia S.p.A.

In 2015, he was an advisor at Persidera S.p.A..

From 2005 to 2016, following the joining of Tim S.p.A. into Telecom Italia S.p.A., he had increasing responsibilities in the Technology area. First, he took over Network Quality Assurance and was then named Head of Delivery Services Operations (2008) in the Open Access division, Head of Operations Governance (2009), Head of Engineering & Access Network Development (2011), Head of Network Development, Operations & Governance (2012), Head of Networks (2014).

In August 1998, he joined Telecom Italia Mobile S.p.A., where he was in charge of the Business line in the Network Area and then had the position of CTO at Amena, the third largest mobile operator in Spain.

From April 1986, hired by SIP (then Telecom Italia S.p.A.), until 1998, he had various Central Plant positions and was Head of Networks in the Territorial Network Direction.

Born in Caserta on 12 April 1968, he graduated with honours in Economics and Business at the University of Bergamo in November 1995. In October 1999 he was also granted a degree in Law at the University of Milan and in September 2003 a specialized degree in Economic-Financial Security Sciences at Tor Vergata University in Rome (with honours). 

He completed a post-graduate Master’s in Business Taxation, at the Tax Police School of Italy’s Guardia di Finanza, in collaboration with Bocconi University in Milan, the Department of Economics and Business.
He is qualified to practice law.

From July 2016 to January 2017, he was General Counsel, Operational Director, as well as Secretary of the Board of Directors, at Italmobiliare S.p.A. From February to June 2016 he was Director of Human Resources, Organization and Informational Systems (ad interim and in addition to the post of General Counsel) of the Italcementi Group. From September 2014 to June 2016, he was Director of Legal, Corporate, Fiscal and Compliance Affairs (General Counsel) for the Italcementi Group.

From May 2008 to September 2014, he was Director of Legal, Fiscal and Compliance Affairs of the Italcementi Group and from May 2006 to May 2008 he was Head of Fiscal Affairs of the Italcementi Group.

From September 1986 to May 2006, he was in Italy’s Guardia di Finanza, the first four years in training at the Academy and then, promoted to office, employed (up to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel) in command positions of operational units in control of national and international business taxation, of management of investigations in the field of tax and financial crimes, as well as training at the Academy and staff in the Operations Division of the General Command.

Adjunct professor for the 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 academic years at the University of Bologna for a course on International Taxation and, for the 2010/2011 academic year, at Roma Tre University, for a course on International Taxation, he participated in seminars and conferences at leading companies in the sector (Paradigma, Business International) in fiscal matters, criminal liability of legal persons and corporate law.

He has collaborated with periodical publications on the subject of taxation (from 1998 to the present) and is the author of various other publications, including: “The new corporate income tax”, 2004, Maggioli; “The new tax regime for operations with tax havens”, 2004, Maggioli; “IT Crimes”, 2004, Maggioli; the “Code of inspections and tax audits”, 2005, La Tribuna; “Guide to  anti-laundering”, 2006, Il Sole 24 Ore; the "Tax Process Cod”, 2007, La Tribuna; “The protection of members”, 2008, Giappichelli; “Fiscal Governance Manual”, IPSOA, 2011; “Transfer pricing Manual”, IPSOA, ed. 2009, 2012 and 2015; “International Taxation Manual”, IPSOA, ed. 2010, 2012 and 2014; “Orders Abroad: fiscal discipline and contractual profiles”, IPSOA, 2015.

Born in Milan in 1957.

He graduated in 1979 with maximum marks in Business Economics - specialization in the profession of Chartered Accountant – at the University L. Bocconi in Milan. He has been enrolled in the order of Chartered Accountants in Milan since 1981, and has been an auditor since 1988.

He is a founding member and CEO of Bignami Associates for corporate tax consultancy.

He has proven experience in assuming positions of administration and control of companies, even listed and belonging to multinational groups; in advising, especially in the field of governance, strategic analysis and support in operations of development and turnaround; in administration and liquidation of companies; in tax consultation.

He is currently standing statutory auditor at ENI SpA, Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Strategic Committee, as well as Lead Independent Director of INWIT; Member of the Supervisory Body for d.lgs. 231/01 of Luxottica Group SpA, Non-Executive and Independent Director of Masi Agricola SpA. As regards non-listed companies, he is President of the Supervisory Board of RCS Sport SpA, Aon Benfield Italia SpA, Carcano Antonio SpA, Auditor of Butangas SpA (and other companies in the group), President of the Supervisory Body for d.lgs. 231/01 of FSI SGR SpA. E' Member of the Governing Council of LILT – the League for the Fight against Tumours, provincial section of Milan.

He has been President of the Supervisory Board of Telecom Italia SpA., Exor SpA, Biancamano SpA, Brandt Italia SpA; liquidator of HDC SpA and Dynamis Equity Partners SpA; auditor at So.Ge.Mi. SpA.

He is a Member of the Management Committee of Nedcommunity, an association of non-executive and independent directors; he coordinates its Reflection Group which produced the “Principles of corporate governance of non-listed SMEs”; he’s a Member of another Reflection Group that published “Risk governance and strategic business objectives: points of focus for the Control and Risk Committee in support of the Board of Directors”.

He contributed to the drafting of the Self-Governance Code of Listed Companies in 2011.

He has been a speaker at induction courses for independent directors and auditors of listed companies, organized by Assogestioni and Assonime, on the TEB (The Effective Board) of Nedcommunity on the architecture and functioning of internal control systems, control governance and on the board of statutory auditors.

He has been a speaker at conferences and workshops on various topics, including: companies built to last; governance and control systems in listed and non-listed companies; governance and organization in restructuring; internal audit and risks; the strategic role, functions and responsibilities of the Supervisory Board; the function of the supervisory body pursuant to the legislative decree 231/01.

He has written articles on governance in the Rivista dei Dottori Commercialisti (Journal of Chartered Accountants), Impresa and HBR - Harvard Business Review.
 

Personal Data

•    Date of birth: 1 June 1952
•    Place of birth: Naples
•    Residence: Rome

Professional Studies and Qualifications

Qualified to practice as a lawyer before higher jurisdictions with enrolment in a special register since 1980

Qualified to teach legal and economic subjects 

Law degree from Federico II University in Naples on 25 July 1974 with final mark of 110 and honours /110

Work Experience

President of the Board of Directors of Terna Rete Italia Spa since 16 March 2018
Secretary of the Board of Directors of Terna Spa until May 2018
Secretary of the Committees for Control and Risk, for Remuneration, Nomination and Related Parties of Terna Spa until May 2018
Independent Board Member of Caltagirone Spa
Member of the Committee of Independent Directors of Caltagirone Spa
Independent Board Member of Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane Spa
President of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee of Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane Spa
Independent Board Member of Italo-Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori Spa until April 2018
President of the Control and Risk and Operations with Related Parties Committee of Italo-Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori Spa until April 2018
President of the Supervisory Body pursuant to legislative decree 231/2001 of Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori Spa until 31 December 2017
Member of the permanent Forum of Secretaries of Boards of Directors until May 2018
President of the Board of Directors of Terna Rete Italia Srl until 31 March 2017
President of the Board of Directors of Terna Rete Italia Spa until 16 June 2016
Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs of Terna Spa from February 2006 to 31 December 2014
President of Terna Plus Srl until 31 December 2014
Board Member of CESI Spa until 31 December 2014
Member of the Supervisory Body pursuant to legislative decree 231/2001 of Terna Spa until 31 December 2014
Head of the Legal Division and Corporate Secretary of Terna Spa from 1 October 1999 to February 2006
Head of the Legal Section of the Transmission Division of Enel Spa from 1 April 1999 to 30 September 1999
Director at the Legal Section of the Transmission Division of Enel Spa from 1 January 1997 to 31 March 1999
Manager at the Central Direction for Legal Affairs of Enel Spa – Working area and litigation coordination– from 1 January 1992 to 31 December 1996
Head of the Legal Office of the Enel’s Calabria District from 1 July 1989 to 31 December 1991
Professional legal activity in the Legal Area of Enel’s Naples Department from 30 January 1979
Work at the Poste Italiane and Chamber of Commerce of Naples from November 1976 to January 1979

Key Experience

She managed the legal and corporate affairs of Terna SpA and companies of the Group in Italy and abroad. For corporate activities, she provided assistance and consulting to company bodies (Board of Directors and Committees, where she held the role of Secretary, and Supervisory Board) for all regular and special operations. She managed relationships with Borsa and Consob and oversaw corporate disclosure to the market.

As part of the activities listed above, she took care of the corporate, legal and antitrust profiles:
•    the listing process of the company Terna Spa
•    the process of listing the Brazilian company Terna PartecipaƧoes SA on the Sao Paolo stock exchange 
•    incorporation operations of all the companies of the Terna Group, Italian and not 
•    M& A operations of several companies working in the electric sector in Italy and abroad and related merger proceedings
•    creation of companies for the construction of photovoltaic plants and related processes of sale and finance structuring
•    corporate restructuring of the Terna Group
•    acquisition of company branches (GRTN Spa)
•    drafting of the Organizational Model pursuant to the legislative decree 231/2001 for all the companies of the Terna Group.

She participated in the corporate process of Enel spa and the related listing of the Holding.

She directly followed the litigation and contracts of the company, participating in defence and legal proceedings.

From 1993 to 2010, she was part of the Board of Auditors of Associations integrative and recreational healthcare assistance for Directors of the Enel Group and multi-service companies.

She coordinated and managed the legal and paralegal staff of the Group Terna directly or functionally.

She managed the selection process for legal advisors appointed for specific operations.

Publications: She has worked for years on the Editorial Committee of the Energy Law Review and produced publications on the environment, civil law (articles and notes)
 

52 years old, she was born in Genoa. She’s married and has three children.

Lawyer who argues in front of the Supreme Court.

She was a director of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio in Genoa and Imperia, where she was President of the Social Projects Commission.

She was President of Social Works, a company of the Carige Foundation for the creation of support projects for social fragility.

She has performed teaching duties, including for post graduate courses, specifically for a Master’s in Tax Law at Bocconi University in Milan.

She has authored scientific and informational publications on tax matters.

She has been a speaker at numerous conferences and seminars in Italy and abroad.

She has contributed to several research projects, including in the academic environment.

2007 - 2009

She was a Budget Councillor for the City of Genoa.

She executed innovative projects like the “budget zero” budget and the “zero cost loan”, meant for families in difficulty.

2009

She was elected to the European Parliament in the Northwest constituency (Liguria, Piedmont, Valle D’Aosta and Lombardy) and became a Member of the Budget Control and International Trade Committee.

2010

She was the only Italian woman to become part of the Financial Prospects Commission, a special committee set up at the end of the European multiannual financial framework to decide the size and spending areas of the seven-year European budget.

2011

She was named General Rapporteur for the 2012 European Budget, the second Italian woman in the history of the Parliament. In this role, she defined, on behalf of the Parliament, the entire strategy for the European budget and managed the complex trilateral negotiations, Parliament, Commission and European Council. The Budget of the European Union is the outcome of a long and complex process of negotiation that must bring member states and European institutions to a common position on the entire budget.

She was a Shadow Rapporteur for the Report on the European Union’s trade and economic relations with Turkey.

2012

She was a Rapporteur for the Solidarity Fund requested by Italy for damage caused by the earthquake in Emilia-Romagna. The negotiation concluded with the highest allocation ever granted since the Fund’s establishment.

2013

She left the International Commerce Commission and joined the Transport Commission of the European Parliament.

2013 - 2016

She was Budget Advisor of the Municipality of Milan led by the Mayor Giuliano Pisapia. In July 2015, she was also named Vice Mayor.

During her city term, she achieved a “participatory budget”: Milan was the first large Italian city to enact this project and the second in Europe, after Paris.

She ran the Urban Development Fund, a fund of public and private resources and European funds, to finance urban regeneration projects.

2014

She was designated Member of the Committee of the Regions, an organ of the European Union called to discuss EU legislation in order to take the local and regional perspective into account.

2014 - 2016

She was President of the permanent Local Finance Commission of the National Association of Italian Municipalities (Associazione Nazionale dei Comuni italiani - ANCI).

2017

She was an independent Board Member of Banca Carige s.p.a. until 31 December 2018 

She was a member of the Risk Committee within the the Board of Directors for Banca Carige s.p.a.

She is a Board Member of Banca Cesare Ponti s.p.a.

She is the contact for the Internal Audit Division of Banca Cesare.Ponti s.p.a..
 

Born on 5 May 1966 in Pinerolo (TO)
Married, one daughter and one son

EDUCATION

Degree in Economics and Business in 1989
Qualification achieved to perform the profession of Chartered Accountant (State Examination)
Enrolled in the Register of Auditors

ROLE IN THE TIM GROUP AND EXPERIENCE

Currently Head of the division “Administration & Financial and Non-Financial Analysis” at TIM S.p.A. and the TIM Group, she takes care of the preparation of the financial information for the consolidated periodic and annual financial statements, the annual financial statement of TIM S.p.A., the non-financial statement and the administrative management in compliance with Italian fiscal standards for the Capogroup and the companies in the national area.

She guarantees the correspondence of financial documentation for the purposes of Italian and US regulations through the application of International Accounting Principles (IFRS), coordinating their application within the Group.

In her professional journey, she has gained experience in the management of special corporate transactions, managing and coordinating their accounting, financial reporting, informational prospectuses; in the management of the impairment test process of the Group’s goodwill; in the coordination of development of supporting IT accounting systems; in the analysis and management of accounting and administrative process and procedure simplification actions.

In the Group, she has covered the role of Head of the consolidated Budget division of the Group Telecom Italia and, prior to that, Head of the consolidation process in the Planning and Control area.

PREVIOUS ROLES 

From 2011 to 2014: Board Member of Telecom Italia Finance - Luxemburg
from 2007 to 2013: Auditor of ASSIDA — Association for the Integrative Healthcare of Company Managers of the Telecom Italia Group.
 

Born in Treviso on 1 February 1964

Resident of Rome

Degree in Sociology (110 with honours)

Fluent English

Independent Consultant and Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of a listed company.

Brief Professional Biography

Over twenty years of managerial experience in air transport, gained in roles of increasing responsibility, have seen her engaged in an industry characterised by: international scale, an extremely competitive and dynamic market, a highly standardized regulatory context, highly complex organisational and process structures, labour intensive production, centrality of the customer experience, constant focus on technological innovation and services.

She has held positions of operational responsibility with 3,000-5,000 employees, with different responsibilities, job placement and contract.

The ups and downs of the company she worked for also allowed her to acquire a specific expertise in the restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and commissioning phases, leading her to develop full knowledge of the mutual impact between re-engineering of HR processes and dynamics, acquiring a particular sensitivity to the many aspects involved in every corporate “change”.

Positions Covered at Alitalia SpA [1995-2017]

2017 Director of Customer Division for ALITALIA SAI SpA in Special Administration

2016-2017 New Business Model Director for the short/medium term for ALITALIA SAI SpA

2016 Director of Transport, Accommodation and Tourism for the Rome Olympic Bid 2024 (seconded by ALITALIA SAI SpA)

2015 Director of Synergies and Business with Poste Italiane for ALITALIA SAI SpA

2012-2014 Director of Business Smart Carrier (DG) for AIR ONE SpA, Alitalia Group – Executive Administrator of the CdA for AIR ONE SpA, Alitalia Group

2009-2012 Director of Airport and Ground Operations Post Holder for ALITALIA CAI SpA

2006-2008 Director of Airport and Ground Operations Post Holder per ALITALIA LAI SpA

2004-2006 Director of Land Service and Flight Design, Quality and Customer Relations for ALITALIA LAI SpA

2003-2004 Head of Selection, Training, Development and Internal Communications

Airport personnel for ALITALIA AIRPORT SpA

2002 Head of Planning, Rotation and Operation for Flight Attendants for ALITALIA LAI SpA

2000 Appointment to manager for ALITALIA LAI SpA

1999-2001 Head of Training, Development, Organization and Internal Communication for Flight Attendants for ALITALIA LAI SpA

1997-1998 Head of Training for Alitalia and Alitalia Team Flight Attendants for ALITALIA LAI SpA

1996 Head of Performance Development Systems for Alitalia and Alitalia Team Flight Attendants for

ALITALIA LAI SpA

1996 Alitalia Team Project Manager for ALITALIA LAI SpA

1995 Performance Coordinator for Flight Attendants for ALITALIA LAI SpA

Other Information

Member of AICAS – Italian Association of Directors and Auditors.

She has attended courses for Directors with Assogestioni and Valore D.

Highly interested in corporate governance, she focuses especially on ESG issues and the various aspects that allow the substantiation of an approach aimed at sustainable development over time.

She actively follows the B Corp movement, committed to spreading a sustainable business paradigm, able to develop profit alongside a positive impact on society and the environment.

Through her association with various networks of female manager and established professionals, she supports gender equality, the development of female talent and careers based on merit, believing in women’s ability to offer a significant contribution in leading roles in the production, academic, institutional and political worlds.

Member of EWDM – European Women’s Development Management, Member of N4I – Net4Impact, Alumna ITB

PERSONAL DATA

Marital Status: Married
Nationality: Italian
Place and date of birth: Milan, 20 December 1972
Office: Milan, Corso Italia 22

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

- From 7/1996
Collaborator at Studio Rock & Partners in Milan; experience in national and international tax consultancy and tax litigation.
- From 6/1999
Collaborator at a Legal and Tax Consultancy Firm in Milan (Andersen Legal); tax consultancy as a whole, with special reference to issues of international taxation, together with the performance of fiscal due diligence related to special financial operations.
- From 9/2000
Collaborator at the Studio Zulli Tabanelli & Associates for the Milan office; management of special finance operations with references to fiscal issues, both in purely financial and contractual cases. Experience regarding companies listed in Italian regulated markets, with special reference to disclosure obligations provided for by D.Lgs. 58/98 and the Consob Regulation 11971/98.
- From 10/2001
Partner at the Studio Spadapartners of Milan; the Studio mainly deals with administrative, fiscal and corporate consulting, company restructuring and/or corporate groups with reference to group debt and rationalization, technical-accounting appraisals, financial and fiscal due diligence.
Main roles held currently and in the past:
Kos S.p.A. – President of the Supervisory Board
Prelios Credit Servicing S.p.A. – President of the Supervisory Board
SIFI S.p.A. – President of the Supervisory Board
Unareti S.p.A. – President of the Supervisory Board until March 2016
Terna S.p.A. – President of the Supervisory Board from 2008 to 2014
Terna Rete Italia S.p.A – President of the Supervisory Board
EaglePictures S.p.A. – Acting Auditor
Mediacontech S.p.A. – CEO from 2016 to 2017
Gemina S.p.A. – President of the Supervisory Board from 2008 to 2013
Aereoporti di Roma S.p.A. – Auditor in charge from 2009 to 2012

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION:

July 1996 Luigi Bocconi Business University in Milan
Degree in Business Economics, Free Profession
Thesis: “The Principle of Reciprocity in Private Italian International Law”.
Advisor: Prof. Giorgio Sacerdoti.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

July 2002
Enrolment in the Register of Auditors – publication in the regular supplement to the Gazzetta Ufficiale – 4th special series– n. 60 from 30 July 2002
November 2000
Qualifying examination to perform the profession of Chartered Accountant.
 

Born in 1964, he began his career at Johnson & Johnson in 1990, after a degree in Economics and Commerce.  
 
Between 1995 and 2000 he was with the Walt Disney Company as Marketing and Retail Director.  
 
He held various posts at RAI from 2000 to 2016: CEO of RaiNet, Strategic Marketing Director, TV Schedule Management and Marketing Director, CEO of RaiTRADE, Strategic Development Director.  
 
In 2016 he co-founded CscVision and was CEO until 2018. Since May 2017 he has also been Chief of Staff of the Extraordinary Commissioners for Alitalia under administration.  
 
He also performs academic work at major Italian universities. 

Born in Cuneo on 12 May 1966.

Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin.
Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the INSEAD of Fontainebleau.

Professional Experience

2018 - Present Independent Advisor for Inwit (Infrastructure for Electronic Communications, listed + Telecom Italia), representing Assogestioni, with tasks on the Committee for Control and Risks and on the Strategy Committee 
2014 - Present Independent Advisor for A2A (Multi-utility, listed + Comuni Milan& Brescia), representing Assogestioni, with roles on the Committee for Control and Risks and on the Remuneration and Appointments Committee
2018 - Present Independent Advisor for Reply (Digital Services/Technology Consulting; System Integration, listed + Famiglia Rizzante), representing Assogestioni, with roles on the Committee for Control and Risks and on the Remuneration and Appointments Committee 
2018 - Present Independent Advisor for OTB (Only The Brave, Fashion, Renzo Rosso)
2018 - Present Operational President for Destination Italia (Tourism, Banca Intesa;LastMinute)
2016-2017 Merger Integration Officer for Wind Tre S.p.A., leading mobile operator born from the merger of two operating companies, Wind Telecomunicazioni S.p.A. and H3G S.p.A.
2016-2017 Executive Director Wind / Tre S,p.A.
2004-2016 Chief Operating Officer of H3G S.p.A.
2007-2016 CEO of 3Lettronica Industriale S.p.A., subsidiary of H3G S.p.A
2005-2016 Executive Director of H3G S.p.A.
2005-2016 Executive Director of 3Italia S.p.A.
2003-2004 Marketing Director of H3G S.p.A.
2001-2002 Program Management Director of H3G S.p.A.
2000-2001 Chief Executive Officer of Gandalf – Even G7, Italian company operating in the private airline sector.
1991-2000 Associate Principal of McKinsey & Co, leader in management consulting. She held positions in high-level and strategic business and organizational projects with top management in the fields of air and land transport, public services, retail, finance and other areas in Italy, UK, France, Germany and the USA.
Positions at Companies, Associations, Entities and Institutions
2015-2017 President Assotelecomunicazioni – ASSTEL.
2010-2015 Advisor on the General Committee of Assotelecomunicazioni - ASSTEL.
2014-2017 Advisor on the General Committee of Confindustria Digitale.
Associate of the Marisa Bellisario Foundation.
Associate of Valore D/In The BoardRoom.

Awards

BHeroes 2018: Mentor of the winning start-up of the TV programme BHeroes (Innovative Start Up Contest: 1st out of 550)
ALDAI “Merito & Talento” – Business Woman of the Year (2015).
“Woman Award 2016” - Rotary Club Milan Sempione.
Award R.O.S.A. (Risultati Ottenuti Senza Aiuti – Achievements Made without Aid) 2016 and Capital’s Magnificent 100 (2016).