He joined the Group in 1988, initially working in the sales department, spending significant time in the US and Asia subsidiaries, and contributing to the internationalization process of the Group. Today he leads the Group by promoting innovation and digital transformation, supported by a qualified teams of managers and professionals.
Company's founder, Officer and Knight Commander, is always present and active in all Biesse activities. Under his guide the company has constantly expanded as far as turnover and subsidiaries, and now it is a top multinational firm in the woodworking sector.
Massimo Potenza, born in Bari in 1960, graduated in Business Administration and joined Barilla in 1985. After gaining increasing responsibility in the areas of finance and control, he was appointed General Manager of the Bakery Products Division, and later Managing Director and member of the Barilla Group Board, a role he held until 2011. In the years that followed, he held a number of roles as Board Member and Senior Strategic Advisor in several leading consulting firms for the Fashion & Luxury, Food and Pharma & Mechanical sectors.
Graduated in Business and Economics from the Ancona University in 1987, Alessandra begins her working experience in her family business (Scatolificio M.B.N. srl) then moving to ISOPAK ADRIATICA SpA as member of the Board of Directors and as Financial and Administrative Manager. She is now also President of Poliforce srl Board of Directors and Vice President of Confindustria Marche Nord, Pesaro Urbino territorial headquarters.
Graduated in Political Science from LUISS in Rome in 1990, after the achievement of a Master of Science in Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1991, Silvia develops a long-time experience in the Italian and international bank-financial industry and in the Wholesale and Corporate&Investment banking area. She is now President of Executive Committee and Member of the Board of Directors of the BPER Group and Independent Non Executive Member and Control and Risk Committee Member for Marr Spa.
Graduated in Business Administration from Luigi Bocconi University, she earned a PhD in Business Administration at Ca’ Foscari University. Federica is now Associate Professor at the IULM University in Milan and visiting professor at Maquarie University and Sydney University. She carries out academic publication and research activities in the field of Economic and Financial Communication, Corporate Sustainability (ESG, CSR), Intangible Assets, Planning Systems and Performance Control and Measurement.
Graduated in Mechanical Engineerig from the Politecnico University in Milan in 1984, Ferruccio specialized in Executive Management at Luigi Bocconi University in 1992. He gains various experiences in several top position of multinational companies that operates in the field of telecommunication system. General Manager for Vodafone Italy r from 1996 to 2014, he continued his career and carries out consulting activities with a senior role in innovative startups. Today he is Executive Director of Newlisi Spa.
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