Marco Tronchetti Provera

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Marco Tronchetti Provera (2012)

Marco Tronchetti Provera (Italian pronunciation: [ˈmarko tronˈkɛtːi proˈvɛːra], born 1948) is an Italian businessman. Chief Executive Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. since 1992 and Executive Vice Chairman since 20 October 2015 and Chairman of Marco Tronchetti Provera & C. S.p.A., a holding which he controls and which indirectly holds 50% of Camfin S.p.A. (where he was Chairman until December 2013). Camfin, indirectly, holds 41% of Marco Polo Industrial Holding S.p.A., the major shareholder who controls Pirelli & C. S.p.A.[1] Pirelli was sold to ChemChina, a state-owned Chinese company in 2015, however, Tronchetti Provera was retained.

Personal life[edit]

Provera was born in Milan in 1948 and obtained a Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Bocconi University of Milan in 1971.[2] He entered the Pirelli Group in 1986. He married Cecilia Pirelli, daughter of company founder Leopoldo Pirelli in 1987. He took operational control of the Group in 1992.[3] In 2001, he married Afef Jnifen, a Tunisian fashion model.[4]


He is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Mediobanca,[5] a member of the executive committee of Confindustria[5] and sits on the International Advisory Board of insurance company Allianz.[3] He is also on the Steering Committee of Assonime[6] and of Assolombarda.

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),[7] 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).[8]


  1. ^ "PIRELLI - Marco Tronchetti Provera". Retrieved 2016-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Marco Tronchetti Provera profile". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Marco Tronchetti Provera background". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
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  5. ^ a b "Mediobanca Corporate Governance". Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Assonime Executive Committee". Retrieved 19 September 2014. 
  7. ^ "Gruppo 24 Ore history". Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  8. ^ "Pirelli Management Profile: Marco Tronchetti Provera". Retrieved 5 September 2014.