Marco Bucci (politician)

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Marco Bucci
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Mayor of Genoa
Assumed office
27 June 2017
Preceded byMarco Doria
Personal details
Born
Marco Bucci

(1959-10-31) 31 October 1959 (age 59)
Genoa, Italy
NationalityItalian
Political partyIndependent of right-wing
ResidenceGenoa, Italy
Alma materUniversity of Genoa
OccupationMayor

Marco Bucci is an Italian politician and former pharmaceutical manager from Genoa. He is the mayor[1] and the first right-wing mayor since 1975.

Early life[edit]

Bucci graduated with degrees in chemistry and pharmacy from the University of Genoa in 1985 and worked in the chemical sector from the 1980s until the end of 1990s. From 1999 to 2016 he worked for Kodak and Carestream Health. In his career as a pharmaceutical manager, he worked at Ferrania (Savona), Genoa, Geneva and Rochester.

In the 2017 administrative elections, he was a candidate for mayor[2][3] at the head of a center-right coalition composed of Lega Nord, Forza Italia, Brothers of Italy-National Alliance, Italy-Lista Musso and from the civic list Vince Genoa, with representatives of civil society and candidates of Popular Alternative who had decided not to present their own list.[4]

In the first round he collected 38.80% of the votes, competing against the center-left Gianni Crivello (33.39%).[5] In the second round of voting on 25 June he was elected first citizen of Genoa with 55.24% of the votes[6][7] succeeding Marco Doria.

He is the first center-right mayor of Genoa since the introduction of the direct election of the mayor.

On 29 September 2017 he was elected President of ANCI Liguria.

Political offices
Preceded by
Marco Doria
Mayor of Genoa
2017 – present
Succeeded by
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Comune di Genova". www.comune.genova.it.
  2. ^ "Marco Bucci, chi è il manager candidato sindaco a Genova che ha riunito il centrodestra - Formiche.net". 20 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Il candidato del centrodestra – Bucci "poetico" presenta il programma: porto, turismo e hi-tech – Speciale".
  4. ^ "Genova 2017, sottosegretario Bianchi (Ap-Ncd): "Bucci è candidato ideale" – Genova 24". 27 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Bucci e Crivello, vittoria di lista nel crollo di tutti i partiti". 12 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Comunali 2017, centrodestra conquista Genova e L'Aquila. Renzi: "Poteva andare meglio"". 25 June 2017.
  7. ^ "Genova, storica vittoria del centrodestra: Marco Bucci è il nuovo sindaco". 25 June 2017.