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Alberto Rho

Alberto Rho photo director of legal affairs, insurance and corporate affairs | Azienda Trasporti Milanesi (ATM)

Alberto Rho currently oversees matters related to legal affairs, insurance and corporate for the ATM group, who provide transport services to the city of Milan and some surrounding municipalities including metro, tram and bus networks. Rho has been with the public company since 2001, and during his 15 year stint has become highly-regarded by key …

Alessandra Ferrari

Alessandra Ferrari photo general counsel | Avio Aero - GE Aviation

Previous in-house roles, as legal counsel at Dow Italia and Italian general counsel at Capgemini, have given Alessandra Ferrari a wealth of experience to use in her role as general counsel at Avio Aero, a subsidiary of GE Aviation with a worldwide presence in the aeronautical industry. Assuming her current position in September 2013, Ferrari …

Alessandro Altei

Alessandro Altei photo senior legal counsel and deputy general counsel - corporate and legal affairs | SAES Group

Currently working as senior counsel and deputy general counsel at SAES Group, a large corporation listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, Alessandro Altei has been described as a professional who is able to ‘cope and deal efficiently with non-standard situations’. In charge of a number of business units located in various countries across the world …

Alessandro Curotti

Alessandro Curotti photo head of legal and corporate affairs | Salvatore Ferragamo

Assuming his current position of head of legal and corporate affairs for Salvatore Ferragamo in October 2011, Alessandro Curotti adds his experience at the luxury fashion group to over a decade in in-house roles at esteemed Italian companies such as Luxottica and Telecom Italia. Sources highlight his knowledge of corporate governance, due diligence and mergers …

Andrea Moretti

Andrea Moretti photo head of legal Italy | eBay

Andrea Moretti is head of legal for eBay’s Italian operations and all legal matters relating to its Italian platform, eBay.it. He has extensive knowledge of the IP, data privacy and regulatory issues related to online retailing and is widely regarded as one of the leading European in-house counsel in the sector. Last year he played …

Andrea Parrella

Andrea Parrella photo group general counsel | Finmeccanica

An experienced legal professional with strong expertise in corporate governance and joint venture work, Andrea Parrella has had a highly impressive legal career with a distinct focus on the aerospace and defence sector, as well as railroads. He initiated his career in 1993 as an in-house lawyer focusing on privatisation and M&A projects at Istituto …

Andrea Pezzangora

Andrea Pezzangora photo general counsel | Benetton

For over 13 years Andrea Pezzangora has been general counsel at Benetton, an Italian multinational fashion and consumer goods business that operates in over 120 countries globally. Pezzangora’s team provides legal support to over 6,200 stores, which generate combined retail and wholesale revenue of approximately €2bn every year. Pezzangora’s main achievement over his tenure has …

Antonella Andrioli

Antonella Andrioli photo legal and corporate affairs director | Valentino Fashion Group

Antonella Andrioli has been the director of legal and corporate affairs for the Valentino Fashion Group since February 2006. As one of the most iconic Italian fashion and luxury groups, the brand has continued to attract investment defying trends during tough economic times in Europe. In 2007 London-based Permira took control of the group which …

Antonella Centra

Antonella Centra photo global general counsel | Gucci

Moving in-house after a short spell in private practice, Antonella Centra’s career path has taken her through notable Italian companies such as Prada, Wind and Bottega Veneta before being appointed global general counsel at Gucci in July 2015. This Milan-based role overseeing the luxury fashion brand’s legal affairs on a worldwide basis requires Centra to …

Antonino Cusimano

Antonino Cusimano photo group general counsel | Telecom Italia

Antonino Cusimano has a diverse educational background with studies completed in Italy at Università degli Studi di Palermo and in the USA at the University of Utah and Harvard Law School. Fluent in English, Italian and French, Cusimano has had a truly international career with previous positions held in London, Paris and Pittsburgh over the …

Antonio Adami

Antonio Adami photo legal manager | SunPower

The Italian business of the American photovoltaic cells manufacturer SunPower is the most profitable subsidiary of the company outside the US. An Italian lawyer with regional responsibilities across several countries in Europe and Asia, Antonio Adami has had the chance to participate in the negotiations for the first major solar park built in Italy and …

Antonio Cangeri

Antonio Cangeri photo group general counsel | Assicurazioni Generali

With 10 years’ experience at Italy’s largest insurance company, Antonio Cangeri has been group general counsel of the Generali group since the end of 2012. He assumed his current position after ‘significant experience in other Italian financial institutions’, including as Generali’s head of group compliance. Leading a global team of approximately 600 employees, Cangeri’s broad …

Barbara Patania

Barbara Patania photo general counsel | Aedes SiiQ

Established in 1905, Aedes was the first real estate holding company to be listed on the Milan stock exchange. A seasoned real estate lawyer with a strong understanding of asset management and an impressive track record of overseeing M&A transactions, Barbara Patania has been at the helm of the legal department at the company for …

Bepi Pezzulli

Bepi Pezzulli photo group general counsel, managing director of corporate affairs and board secretary | Italiaonline

A former army officer, Bepi Pezzulli embarked on his legal studies in LUISS Guido Carli University and subsequently gained LLM and JD qualifications from New York University School of Law and Columbia University School of Law respectively. After working in private practice in New York for several years, Pezzulli joined the European Bank of Reconstruction …

Carlo Ciccarelli

Carlo Ciccarelli photo group head of litigation and dispute resolution | Atos

‘One of the key contributors’ in achieving the company’s results, Carlo Ciccarelli has a proven track record of in-house legal success; having negotiated complex contracts, spin offs, acquisitions, mergers and winning crucial litigation victories. Ciccarelli assumed his current position as group head of litigation and dispute resolution at Atos in July 2015. The team he …

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