In accordance with Article 16 of the new By-laws, we will continue to be managed by a Board of Directors composed of a minimum of five to a maximum of nine members, as appointed by the ordinary shareholders’ meeting. On May 3, 2023, the shareholders’ meeting resolved on a number of nine members, nominating the Board of Directors which will hold the position until the approval of the balance for the year ended December 31, 2025.
Born on 18 April 1974 in Turin, he graduated in Business Administration from the University of Turin in 2002.
After several national and international experiences, as financial analyst in investment banks and private equity funds, in 2005 he joined the Fiat Group as Corporate Business Development manager.
In 2008 he joined CNH Industrial as Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Within the company and until 2019, he covered various increasing positions such as Senior Vice President Network Development and President Specialty Vehicles.
He is a member of the Advisory Board of Lego Brand Group, member of the Board of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia and member of the Strategic Board of 3 Boomerang Capital.
He is a Director of CNH Industrial and Iveco Group and Chairman of the boards of Iveco Defence and Astra.
He is Chairman of the board of Comau.
He is a Director of Exor NV and Giovanni Agnelli BV.
Mr. Scagliarini is the CEO of the Group, at the top of the entire organizational structure of GVS.
With over 35 years of experience, he has led the division operating in the medical sector and turned it into the most successful division of the Group.
Born in Bologna on August 3, 1965, and earned a degree in accounting from the I.C. Renato Fucini Institute in Rome.
He began his career as an operator for Diego Nardi S.n.c. of San Giovanni in Persiceto.
In 1985, he joined GVS as an operator quickly moved to a role in commercial sales in the medical sector, and then became a sales manager.
Over the years, he has taken on increasing responsibilities for GVS’ activities, dealing with marketing and quality control.
Since 1995, Mr. Scagliarini has also managed human resources and trade union relations.
In 2002, he also took over the general management of GVS do Brasil, and currently holds various positions and managerial roles in most of the companies.
Since 2004, he has worked in GVS general management.
Grazia ValentiniNon executive director
Ms. Valentini was born in Bologna on August 19, 1942 and graduated from the Liceo Scientifico Augusto Righi in Bologna in 1960. In 1985, she started the production and marketing of filtering systems, founding GVS di Valentini Grazia e C. - s.n.c., which evolved into the Group. Since 1985, she has served in different roles and managerial positions within the Group. Since 2013, she has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Grace di Grazia Valentini, a company operating in the fashion industry.
Marco ScagliariniNon executive director
Mr. Scagliarini was born in Rimini on August 25, 1964.
After completing his studies, he joined GVS in 1987 and he dedicated himself to management.
Mr. Scagliarini holds various roles within the companies that we control, including the role of Chief Executive Officer for GVS Real Estate S.r.l.
Marco PaciniNon executive director
Marco Pacini was born in 1971.
He graduated with honors in Economics from “La Sapienza” University in Rome and holds a Master degree in Management, Accounting, and Corporate Finance at the University of Turin.
He began his career in Fiat and he has gradually expanded and strengthened his skills in the Finance field by working in various companies of the Group, both in Italy and abroad.
In 2017 he moved to Fiera Milano, listed on the STAR segment of the Italian Stock Exchange, assuming the role of Chief Financial Officer. Between 2021 and 2022 Pacini gained also significant experience in the consumer electronics sector as CFO of the Italian-listed company UniEuro.
From January 2023 he joined GVS in the role of Chief Financial Officer.
Pietro CordovaIndependent Director
Born in Rome on 12 October 1960, he graduated in Business Administration from the Sapienza University of Rome in 1986.
He began his professional life in the banking sector in the Capital Markets Dept. at Banco di Roma (in the Rome, London and Tokyo offices) until 1990 and then for 7 years at BCI of Canada in Toronto, as Head of Credit International Securities & Syndications Dept.
In 1997 he joined the Finance Department of Stet SpA as Head of New International Initiatives where he followed all the Group's acquisitions in Europe (Austria and France) and Latin America (Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, etc.) and subsequently the management of the financial activities of the acquired companies.
From 2000 to 2005 he held the position of Head of Finance at Autostrade SpA, which, during that period, became the holding company now trading as Atlantia SpA.
In 2005 he joined Wind SpA as Director of Finance and Credit. In the following years he oversaw many financial and administrative activities of the Group, eventually becoming Deputy CFO.
In 2012 he became CEO and board member of Wind Mobile in Toronto, a Canadian mobile operator with over one million customers in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. He completed the sale of the company in 2015.
In 2015 he moved to Amsterdam and worked with the VEON Group on various projects (merger Wind SpA/H3G, restructuring of the activities of the “Financial Department” in HQ and in the 11 subsidiaries of the Group worldwide, etc.) subsequently becoming CEO of VWS, responsible for managing the wholesale business of the 12 subsidiaries of the Group worldwide.
At present, Pietro is partner of a consulting firm providing strategic, corporate, financial and operating consulting services and he sits on the Board of Director of Terago Inc. a Canadian company listed on the TSX, active in the telecommunication industry,
Anna TanganelliIndependent Director
Born in Genoa on 23 September 1981, she graduated in Business Administration from Bocconi University (Milan) in 2004.
After starting her career at UBS in the Investment Banking division, where she was in charge of several M&A, equity and debt capital markets transactions, she joined the Fiat Group in 2009 as Fiat Powertrain Technologies’ Business Development & International Operations Control Senior Manager.
In 2011 she was seconded to Chrysler (FCA NAFTA) as Business Development Senior Manager, based in Auburn Hills (Michigan, US).
In 2013 she was appointed Head of Business Development at Magneti Marelli.
From 2019 to 2021, she held the positions of Chief Financial Officer of Magneti Marelli and Chief Financial Officer of the EMEA Region within the wider Marelli Group, created from the merger between Magneti Marelli and the Japanese automotive components manufacturer, Calsonic Kansei. At Marelli Group, she was also a member of the Group Executive Council.
Since November 2021, she is Chief Financial Officer and Head of M&A of IREN Group.
Michela SchizziIndependent Director
Born in Viareggio (LU), on 30 August 1982, she graduated in Law from La Sapienza University of Rome in 2006. In 2009, she also obtained an LLM in European Law from King’s College London and was admitted to the Bar.
In 2006, she joined the Rome office of the international law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP as an associate. In 2012, she joined Snam S.p.A., where she held positions of growing responsibility up to the role of Senior Vice President Regulated Business Legal Affairs.
Within the Snam group, she also served as a member of the board of directors and audit committee of some of the Group’s foreign affiliates. In 2020, she moved to the holding company of the Allianz insurance group where she is in charge, within the legal department, of the group's worldwide M&A transactions. Since the end of 2022 he has assumed the role of General Counsel in Cerved Group.
As of June 2020 she is member of the Board of Directors of GVS SpA.
Simona ScarpaleggiaIndependent Director
Born in Rome on August 13, 1960, she holds a degree in Political Science from LUISS University in Rome in 1983 and a master's degree in business administration from SDA Bocconi (CBS 1987). She holds a Doctor of Letters Honoris Causa from the International University of Geneva (2019).
After various experiences in the human resources management of large national and international groups, as an expert in industrial relations, later in organisation and development and finally as human resources director, she took line management roles in the IKEA Group in 2004. In 2010 she was appointed CEO of IKEA Switzerland and served as such until 2019. When she was chosen to manage the IKEA Group's global project on the future of work. From 2020 to 2022 she was CEO of EDGE Strategy.
In 2016 and 2017 she was co-chair of the UN High Level Panel on Women's Economic Empowerment, reporting directly to the UN Secretary-General.
From 2020 to 2023 she was a member of the Board of Directors of Autogrill SpA. Since 2020 she has sat on the Supervisory Board of Hornbach Holding AG and Hornbach Baumarkt AG and EDGE Strategy. Since 2022 she has been a member of the Board of Brainforest AG.
She is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Zurich, of the Institute of International Management at the University of St. Gallen and of Equal Voice, an initiative of Ringier publishing group aimed at giving men and women equal space in the media.
In 2022, she was awarded the Swiss Economic Forum's Lifetime Achievement Award.