Gabriele Galateri di Genola

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Gabriele Galateri di Genola

Gabriele Galateri di Genola (born 1947) is the Generali Group Chairman. He is the former the Chairman of the Board of Telecom Italia , CEO of Fiat and former Chairman of Mediobanca [1]

Early life[edit]

Di Genola was born in Rome in 1947. He graduated with a law degree from the University of Rome[2] and he earned his MBA from Columbia Business School.

Career[edit]

Following graduation in 1971, di Genola began his career at Banco di Roma in 1972 as head of financial analysis, before being appointed to manage the firm’s international loans office.[2][3] In 1977, he joined Fiat where he was tasked with managing various departments before his eventual promotion to director of finance.[2]

In 2002, he was appointed CEO of Fiat. From 2003 to 2007 he was Chairman of Mediobanca, where he was restructured the firm after many years of poor performance.[2] In 2008, he became the Chairman of Telecom Italia.[1]

Philanthropy and awards[edit]

Di Genola is heavily involved in philanthropic activities for Piedmont Cancer Centre; the Arco Foundation, which supports drug addicts; and the Eduardo Agnelli Foundation, a charity supporting disadvantaged people.[2] In 1999, he was awarded the Order of Merit for “his incessant work on Italy’s financial stage”, and he was made a Knight of the National Order of the Legion of Honour in 2007.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gabriele Galateri di Genola Profile - Forbes.com
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Gabriele Galateri di Genola". EuropeanCEO.com. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  3. ^ PIRELLI - Gabriele Galateri di Genola