Board of Directors
CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERDownload PDF
CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
John Elkann is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EXOR N.V. and Chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.Download PDF
Born in New York in 1976, Mr. Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris, and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin. While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing). He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe.
John Elkann is Chairman of Giovanni Agnelli B.V. and PartnerRe and Vice Chairman of Ferrari N.V.. He is also a board member of The Economist Group and of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A.
Mr. Elkann is member of MoMA as well as Vice Chairman of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation.
VICE CHAIRMAN NON-EXECUTIVE
Sergio Marchionne is Chief Executive Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Chairman and CEO of FCA US LLC. In addition, he is also Chairman of CNH Industrial N.V. and Chairman and CEO of Ferrari N.V.Download PDF
Born in Chieti in 1952, he has dual Canadian and Italian citizenship.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto, as well as a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor (Canada). Mr. Marchionne is a barrister, solicitor and chartered accountant.
He began his professional career in Canada. From 1983 to 1985, he worked as an accountant and tax specialist for Deloitte & Touche. From 1985 to 1988, he was Group Controller and then Director of Corporate Development at the Lawson Mardon Group of Toronto. In 1989 and 1990, he served as Executive Vice President of Glenex Industries. From 1990 to 1992, he was Chief Financial Officer at Acklands Ltd. From 1992 to 1994, also in Toronto, he held the position of Vice President of Legal and Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer of the Lawson Group, which was acquired by Alusuisse Lonza (Algroup) in 1994. From 1994 to 2000, he covered various positions of increasing responsibility at Algroup, headquartered in Zurich, until becoming Chief Executive Officer. He then went on to head the Lonza Group Ltd, following its demerger from Algroup, first as Chief Executive Officer (2000-2001) and then as Chairman (2002). In February 2002, he became Chief Executive Officer of the SGS Group of Geneva, a world leader in the area of inspection, verification, testing and certification services. In March 2006, he was appointed Chairman of the company, a position which he continues to hold. He was non-executive Vice Chairman and Senior Independent Director of UBS from 2008 until April 2010.
Mr. Marchionne became a member of the Board of Fiat S.p.A. in May 2003 and Chief Executive Officer on June 2004. In June 2009, he was appointed CEO of Chrysler Group LLC (renamed FCA US LLC in December 2014) and, in September 2011, also assumed the role of Chairman. On 13 October 2014,he became CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Chairman of Ferrari S.p.A.
In May 2010, he joined the Board of Directors of Exor S.p.A.
As of September 2013, he is also Chairman of CNH Industrial N.V., the company resulting from the mergers of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global N.V.
Mr. Marchionne is a member of the Board of Philip Morris International Inc. and of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, as well as Chairman of the Council for the United States and Italy and member of the J.P. Morgan International Council. He is a permanent member of the Fondazione Giovanni Agnelli.
Mr. Marchionne is recipient of: a degree ad honorem in Industrial Engineering and Management from Polytechnic University in Turin (Italy), in Economics from the University of Cassino (Italy) and in Mechatronics Engineering from the University of Trento (Italy), a Masters honoris causa in Business Administration from the CUOA Foundation (Italy), an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Windsor (Canada) and Walsh College in Troy (Michigan), an honorary Doctor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo (Ohio), in Science from the Oakland University in Rochester (Michigan) and in Humane Letters from the Indiana University Kokomo (Indiana). Mr. Marchionne also holds the honour of Cavaliere del Lavoro.
VICE CHAIRMAN NON-EXECUTIVE
Alessandro Nasi was born in Turin (Italy) in 1974, he grew up in New York and then returned to Italy where he obtained a degree in Economics at the University of Turin.Download PDF
He started his career as a financial analyst in several banks, gaining experience at Europlus Asset Management – a division of Unicredito in Dublin - Pricewaterhouse Coopers in Turin, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan in New York.
He then joined JP Morgan Partners in New York as an Associate in their Private Equity Division.
In 2005 he joined Fiat Group as manager of Corporate and Business Development, heading the APAC division. In such role, he was involved in supporting the activities of the Fiat Group sectors in developing their businesses in Asia Pacific area. In 2007 he was appointed Vice President of Business Development and a member of the Steering Committee of Fiat Powertrain Technologies, the Engine and Powertrain division of Fiat Group. At the beginning of 2008 he took over a new responsibility at Case New Holland, the Fiat Group company which manufactures agricultural machinery and construction equipment of which he is Senior Vice President of Business Development. From October 2009 to January 2011 he has also been responsible for Network Development serving as Senior Vice President.
From January 2011 he has been appointed Member of the Industrial Executive Council of Fiat Industrial, as Secretary and Responsible for Business Development.
From November 2012 he has been appointed Chief Business Development Officer and Executive Coordinator of the Group Executive Council (GEC) of Fiat Industrial.
From September 2013 he has been appointed President Specialty Vehicles of CNH Industrial retaining his position of Executive Coordinator of the Group Executive Council (GEC).
He is a Director of Giovanni Agnelli B.V.
He is Vice Chairman of the board of Exor N.V.
Andrea Agnelli is chairman of Juventus Football Club S.p.A. since 19 May 2010, and Lamse S.p.A., a holding company for which he is a founding shareholder.Download PDF
Born in Turin in 1975, he studied at Oxford (St Clare’s International College) and Milan (Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi). While at university, he gained professional experience both in Italy and abroad, including positions at Iveco-Ford in London, Piaggio in Milan, Auchan Hypermarchéin Lille, Schroder Salomon Smith Barney in London and, finally, Juventus Football Club S.p.A. in Turin.
He began his professional career in 1999 at Ferrari Idea di Lugano, where he was responsible for promoting and developing the Ferrari brand in non-automotive areas. In November 2000, he moved to Paris and assumed responsibility for marketing at Uni Invest SA, a Banque San Paolo company specialising in managed investment products. From 2001 to 2004, Mr Agnelli worked at Philip Morris International in Lausanne, where he initially had responsibility for marketing and sponsorships and, subsequently, corporate communication.
In 2005, he returned to Turin to work in strategic development for IFIL Investments S.p.A. (now EXOR N.V.).
He joined the board of directors of IFI S.p.A. (now EXOR N.V.) on May 25 2006.
Agnelli is a Director of Giovanni Agnelli B.V., a member of the board of directors of FIAT S.p.A. (now Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.) and a member of the advisory board of BlueGem Capital Partners LLP. He is the President of "Fondazione del Piemonte per l'Oncologia".
He is a member of the European Club Association Executive Board since 2012.
Since 24 July 2014 he has served as a board member of the Serie A National League of Professionals and also became a board member of The Foundation for General Mutuality in Professional Team Sports.
In September 2015 he was appointed to the UEFA Executive Committee as an ECA representative and, as of September 2017, he is Chairman of the European Club Association.
Melissa Bethell joined Bain Capital LLC in 1999 and has been a Managing Director since 2009. Melissa is the Head of TMT (telecom, media and technology) investments in Europe and part of the private equity team of Bain Capital. Ms Bethell relocated to London in 2000 to help establish Bain Capital Europe – Bain Capital’s first international office. She is a member of the senior leadership team responsible for strategy setting, fundraising and portfolio management. Prior to joining Bain Capital Ms Bethell worked in the Capital Markets group at Goldman Sachs, with a focus on media and technology fundraisings.Download PDF
Ms Bethell has a MBA, with distinction from Harvard Business School and received a BA with honours in Political Science and Economics, from Stanford University.
Melissa is born in Taiwan, brought up with Mandarin and educated in America and is now a British resident. She is on the Executive Appeals Team at the Scar Free Foundation and Supporter of the Impetus - Private Equity Foundation.
SENIOR NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Marc Bolland was born in the Netherlands in 1959 and graduated with an MBA from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. In November 2011, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of York, in the UK.Download PDF
He began his professional career at Heineken N.V. in 1987 as a Management trainee. During his first 14 years he occupied several international management positions. He served as an Executive board member of Heineken N.V. from 2001 to 2006 and as Chief Operating Officer of Heineken N.V. from 2005 to July 2006.
In 2006 he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of WM Morrison Supermarkets plc, where he led the turnaround after the acquisition of Safeway plc until April 2010.
In May 2010 he joined the board of Marks and Spencer plc was Chief Executive Officer until April 2016. He led the transformation of Marks and Spencer to become a Multi-channel, General Merchandise Retailer and developed the Food business with industry leading growth.
In September 2016 he joined the Blackstone Group International Partners LLP as Operating Partner and Head of European Portfolio Operations.
He is currently a Non-Executive Director of the Coca-Cola company board, Atlanta USA and Non-Executive Director on the Board of IAG (Parent company of British Airways). He is Vice President at Unicef UK. He is a Trustee on the Board of the Royal Academy of Arts. He was elected Vice Chairman of the Consumer Goods Forum in 2014. He was appointed by HRH Prince Wales his personal National Ambassador and was appointed by the Prime Minister as a British Business Ambassador.
Niccolò Camerana was born in Florence (Italy) in 1979 and he grew up in UK where he obtained a degree in International Business Studies at European Business School of London.Download PDF
Between 2003 until 2006 Niccolò worked for Pricewaterhousecoopers in Italy for the Transaction Services and Audit department.
He then worked in London for 3 years (2006-2009) for UBS Investment Bank for the Mergers and Acquisitions division, advising different transactions in various sectors.
He joined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in 2010 in the EMEA Business Development department providing support with project assessment and negotiation of related agreements with FCA external partners.
Since May 2016 Niccolò is Head of Debt Capital Markets and Investor Relations in FCA Bank, the 50 / 50 JV between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Crédit Agricole, specialized in car finance and lease companies operating in Europe.
Laurence Debroux was born in France in 1969 and graduated at the HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) Paris. Ms Debroux joined Heineken N.V. in 2015 as member of the Executive Board where she is CFO. Before joining Heineken she had been Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and a member of the Executive Board of JCDecaux since July 2010. Prior to this, Ms Debroux spent 14 years with the global healthcare company SANOFI where she held various executive positions including CFO and Chief Strategic Officer. Ms Debroux began her career in banking. She has had Executive responsibility for Global functions such as Strategic Planning & Business Control, Tax & Financial Markets, Business Development, Financial Processes & Internal Control, Accounting & Reporting, Procurement, Information Systems and Integrated Portfolio Management. Ms Debroux is presently also a member of the Board of Directors of HEC (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales) Paris.Download PDF
Ginevra Elkann was born in London in 1979 and she has lived in the UK, France and Brasil.Download PDF
She graduated in Visual Communication at the American University of Paris and completed a Master in Film Making at the London Film School.
She is President of Asmara Films, founded in 2010, and of Good Films, a production/distribution film company, co-founded in 2011.
Since 2011 she is the President of Pinacoteca Giovanni and Marella Agnelli. She sits on board of Christie’s, Fondation Cartier and UCCA, Beijing, China, besides in the board of trustee of the American Academy in Rome.
Annemiek Fentener Van Vlissingen
ANNEMIEK FENTENER VAN VLISSINGEN
Annemiek Fentener van Vlissingen is Chairman of the Board of SHV Holdings, a Dutch international family owned company.Download PDF
SHV is active in exploration and production of oil and gas (Dyas), industrial services (ERIKS), cash and carry wholesale (Makro), heavy lifting and transport solutions (Mammoet), provision of private equity (NPM Capital) and trade in and distribution of LPG.
Born in 1961, after graduating as an MBA, Mrs Fentener van Vlissingen worked as a financial analyst and strategic consultant.
Mrs Fentener van Vlissingen is presently on the Supervisory Board of Heineken NV, the Dutch Central Bank, Utrecht University Hospital and a Belgian company, Lhoist.
Antonio Mota De Sousa Horta-Osorio
ANTONIO MOTA DE SOUSA HORTA-OSORIO
António joined the board of Lloyds Banking Group on 17 January 2011 as an Executive Director and became Group Chief Executive on 1 March 2011.Download PDF
Born in 1964, Mr. Horta-Osório is a graduate of management and business administration at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He has a MBA from INSEAD where he was awarded the Henry Ford II prize – and an AMP from Harvard Business School. In June 2011, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Edinburgh, and in July 2012 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bath.
António started his career at Citibank Portugal where he was Head of Capital Markets. At the same time, he was an assistant professor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He then worked for Goldman Sachs in New York and London. In 1993, he joined Grupo Santander as Chief Executive of Banco Santander de Negócios Portugal. He was CEO of Banco Santander Brazil 1997-1999 and in 2000 he became CEO of Banco Santander Totta in Portugal, moving to the UK in 2006 to become CEO of Abbey and its successor Santander UK.
In 2014 the Government of Portugal awarded António with the Order of Merit Grã-Cruz, which is the highest Order of Civil Merit. Previously a non-executive Director to the Court of the Bank of England, António is currently a non-executive of Fundação Champalimaud in Portugal, serves on the CBI President’s Committee and is a Governor of the London Business School. In 2015 António was appointed Chairman of the Wallace Collection by the Prime Minister. The Wallace Collection is one of Europe’s foremost art collections.
He graduated with a degree in Economics and Political Sciences at Columbia University of New York. In 1977, he obtained a Master in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government of Cambridge, Massachusets and in 2002 a Master for Non-Executive Directors of Borsa Italiana S.p.A. From 1977 to 1978 he was assistant for international monetary affairs to Chairman Guido Carli at the Research Center of the Italian Manufacturers' Association (Confindustria) in Rome. In 1978 he joined of the corporate finance department of Salomon Brothers, and in 1979 he became senior Member of the International Advisory Service of Kuhn Loeb Lehman Brothers in New York. He was a Shareholder-founder as well as Head of M&A and trade finance, from 1981 to 1985, of Pragma Investimenti e Finanza S.p.A.. From 1985 to 1988, he was Head of M&A at C.F.I. S.p.A.. From 1988 and 2000, he was a Shareholder-founder and Chairman of Air Europe S.p.A.. At present, he is Chairman of the Italian Hospital Group and of Neos S.p.A.; he is a director of Banca Finnat Euramerica, Coe & Clerici and GL Investimenti.Download PDF
Rob Speyer is President and Chief Executive Officer of Tishman Speyer and Chairman of the Real Estate Board of New York.Download PDF
Born in New York in 1969, Mr. Speyer graduated from Columbia College in 1992, where he now sits as an emeritus member on the Board of Visitors.
Mr. Speyer joined Tishman Speyer in 1995, and has played leadership roles in each of its major departments including acquisitions, development, capital markets and leasing. Over the last decade, he has driven the company’s transformation from primarily a development company into a global investment management firm. He was appointed to his current roles in 2007 and 2008, respectively.
Mr. Speyer is currently Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, Co-Chairman of the Construction Committee of the St. Patrick’s Cathedral Landmark Foundation and sits on the Board of Trustees of New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Mr. Speyer is a member of the International Advisory Boards of Beijing University and Fudan University School of Management in Shanghai.
Mike Volpi has been a partner at Index Ventures since 2009. He is focused on investments in the enterprise software infrastructure and consumer Internet sectors. Mike led the investment by Index Ventures in Cloud.com (now part of Citrix) and is currently a director of Sonos, Soundcloud, Lookout, Path, Big Switch Networks, Zuora, Hortonworks, and StorSimple. Mike is also on the board of Ericsson.Download PDF
Mike began his career at Hewlett Packard's optoelectronics division. From 1994, Mike performed in various executive roles for 13 years at Cisco Systems. He served as the company's Chief Strategy Officer, where he was responsible for Cisco's corporate strategy as well as business development, strategic alliances, advanced Internet projects, legal services, and government affairs. During this tenure, Mike was instrumental in the creation of the company's acquisition and investment strategies, as Cisco acquired more than 70 companies. He then became Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Routing and Service Provider Technology Group, where he led Cisco's business for the Service Provider market, and was also responsible for all of Cisco's routing products. In 2007, this was an $11 billion business for Cisco.
Prior to Index, Mike was the CEO of Joost – an innovator in the field of premium video services delivered over the Internet. He has master’s and bachelor's degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Ruthi Wertheimer is the Founder, Owner and Chairwoman of 7-Main, a family office focused on long-term minority partnerships in ‘best-in-class’ industrial companies.Download PDF
Mrs. Wertheimer is a board member and one of the major shareholders of the Wertheimer Company Ltd., a family holding company and the former anchor shareholder of IMC Metalworking Companies BV (sold to Berkshire Hathaway in two stages during 2006 and 2013), and the Blade Technologies International Group (sold to their partner Pratt & Whitney in 2014). IMC Metalworking Companies, in which Mrs. Wertheimer served as a board member until 2013, is a global leading manufacturer of precision metal working tools. The Blade Technologies International Group is a global leading manufacture of air foils for jet engines.
Born in Israel, Mrs. Wertheimer is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program (AMP) and the Owner/President Management (OPM) programs at the Harvard Business School. In addition Mrs. Wertheimer has studied Industrial Design at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem.
REGULATIONS of the BOARD of DIRECTORS Download PDF