Marco Tronchetti Provera (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko tronˈkɛtːi proˈvɛːra], born 1948) is an Italian businessman. As of 2014[update] he is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A., Chairman of Pirelli Tyre S.p.A., and Chairman of the holding Marco Tronchetti Provera & C. S.p.A., which he controls, and up to December 2013 he was also Chairman of Camfin S.p.A., the main shareholder in Pirelli & C. S.p.A. He is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Mediobanca SpA, a member of the executive committee of Italian industrialists' association Confindustria and sits on the International Advisory Board of insurance company Allianz. He is also on the Steering Committee of Assonime and of Assolombarda.
Provera was born in Milan in 1948 and obtained a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Bocconi University of Milan in 1971. He entered the Pirelli Group in 1986 and took operational control of the Group in 1992.
Alongside his corporate roles, he is the Honorary Co-Chairman for the Italian branch of the Council for the United States and Italy and a Member of the Italian Group of the Trilateral Commission.
In the past, while maintaining his roles in the Pirelli Group, Tronchetti Provera was also Chairman of Italy’s leading financial daily Il Sole 24 Ore (December 1996 to September 2001), a Board Member of Milan's La Scala opera house (October 2001 to September 2005) and chairman of Telecom Italia S.p.A. (September 2001 to September 2006).