|European Commissioner for Social Affairs|
7 January 1958 – 8 February 1961
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Lionello Levi Sandri|
|Born||13 March 1913|
|Died||13 May 1999 (aged 86)|
|Political party||Christian Democracy|
He was a non-politician appointed as the first Italian European Commissioner on the Hallstein Commission from January 1958 with responsibility for the Social Affairs portfolio. In September 1960 (or December 1960, or 8 February 1961) he resigned and was succeeded by Lionello Levi Sandri.
A professor, Giuseppe Petrilli became president of IRI (the Italian Institute for Industrial Reconstruction – a powerful state-owned holding company) in 1960 and served for almost twenty years, until 1979. He died on 13 May 1999, aged 86.
Commissioner Petrilli was a member of the 1979 group that produced the Spierenburg Report on the improvement of the working methods of the commission.
- "Analysis of Political Experience of Commission Membership" (PDF). cps.org.uk. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 March 2006.
- "lapadania.com". ww1.lapadania.com. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "The Spierenburg Report". CVCE.EU by UNI.LU. 7 August 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2019.
- "Homepage - www.epp-eu.org". epp-eu.org.
Media related to Giuseppe Petrilli at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- PDF Analysis of Political Experience of Commission Membership
- IRI History (Italian)
- Historical events in the European integration process 1945–2009: Institutional Reform: The Spierenburg Report on CVCE website
- (in Italian) it.wiki – List of 7th Senate members
|New office|| Italian European Commissioner
Served alongside: Piero Malvestiti
Lionello Levi Sandri
| European Commissioner for Social Affairs|