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Autostrade per l’Italia is a European leader among concessionaire for the construction and management of toll highways.


Fabio Cerchiai
  Giovanni Castellucci
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Atlantia and Chief Executive Officer of Autostrade per l'Italia

Chairman of Autostrade per l'Italia and Atlantia since April 2010. Born in Florence in 1944, Cavaliere del Lavoro (Order of Merit for Labor), he holds a degree in Business Administration from University of Rome, "La Sapienza". He began his career in Assicurazioni Generali, then he was appointed CEO and Deputy Chairman. He has held several top management positions at many leading Italian and international insurance companies. He was Chairman of INA Assitalia and of ANIA (the National Association of Insurance Companies). He is Chairman of UnipolSai; of Cerved Information Solutions; of SIAT and of ARCA insurance Group; he is Director of Edizione holding. Since 2011 he has been Professor at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan - Faculty of Banking, Financial and Insurance Sciences.

Born in Senigallia (Ancona) on 23 July 1959, Giovanni Castellucci graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Univeresity of Florence in 1984 before completing an MBA at SDA Bocconi in Milan. From 1988 to 1999 he worked for the Boston Consulting Group, a leading management consultancy firm, in Paris (until 1991) and then Milan (from 1991), where he became a partner responsible for Italian Customer Service and Pharma Practices. In January 2000 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Barilla Group. In June 2001 he joined the Autostrade Group as General Manager. Since April 2005 he has been Chief Executive Officer of Autostrade per l'Italia, maintaining the position of General Manager of Autostrade, now Atlantia. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of Atlantia since 2006. Since November 2013 he has been appointed director of Aeroporti di Roma.


Paolo Berti
Chief Operations & Maintenance Officer
  Francesco Delzio
External Relations, Institutional Affairs and Marketing - Executive Vice President

Born in Milan in 1970, he graduated in Industrial Engineering at Politecnico di Milano before completing a Master in e-business management. C.O.O. – Operations & Maintenance since May 2015, ha has been working for Autostrade per l'Italia since 2006, covering increasingly senior management positions: initially as Head of Traffic Information & Maintenance, and then, from 2009 to 2013, as Central and North-East Italy C.O.O. In 2013, he was appointed Head of Group Procurement & Logistics. Before joining Autostrade per l'Italia he gained considerable experience in industrial environment within the Pirelli Group.

Head of External Relations, Institutional Affairs and Marketing of Atlantia and of Autostrade per l'Italia. Since September 2015 he is Head of External Relations of Aeroporti di Roma. He is Chairman of Ad Moving, Group advertising sales agency for the highway sector, and Editor of the Group publications My Way, Agorà and Infomoving. Born in 1974, he holds a degree in Law from Luiss Guido Carli University before completing a master's degree from RAI in broadcast journalism. Since 1999 is professional journalist. Before joining the Group he was from 2008 to 2011 Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations at the Piaggio Group. Previously, from 2002 to 2008, Director of the Young Entrepreneurs' division of Confindustria (the Confederation of Italian Industry), from 1999 to 2002 a professional journalist at RAI and he was appointed director of Luiss Guido Carli. He has written numerous texts on economic and social issues. He is Joint Director of the Masters in Corporate Relations, Lobbying and Corporate Communication at Luiss Guido Carli University.


Amedeo Gagliardi
Legal Affairs – Executive Vice President
  Gianpiero Giacardi
Chief Corporate Officer

Born in 1972, he holds a degree in Law from University of Rome, "La Sapienza". He is a lawyer with previous experience in the field of legal consultancy on issues relating to public works, holding roles of responsibility within consortiums operating in the construction of high speed train lines as well as appointments in top construction firms. Before joining Autostrade per l'Italia in 2007 he was Head of Legal Affairs in Italferr, Ferrovie dello Stato Group. In January 2015 he has been appointed Legal Affairs Executive Vice President. He is Director in some Group subsidiaries.

Graduating from the University of Turin with a degree in Law, he joined Autostrade per l'Italia in 2000 as Corporate Development Executive Vice President. He became Human Resources, Organisation and Quality Executive Vice President in 2003 and Chief Corporate Officer of Autostrade per l'Italia in 2008. He is board member of some Group subsidiaries. Previously, he was in 1981 Franchising Manager at Grimaldi and from 1983 covered positions of Human Resources, Organisation and IT Manager and Shared Service Manager at ENI Group, Snam Division. His last role before joining the Group was Human Resources, Organisation and IT Systems Executive Vice President at Italgas.


Giancarlo Guenzi
Chief Financial Officer
  Antonio Sanna
Head of Corporate Governance e Compliance – Executive Vice President and Head of Secretary of BoD

Chief Financial Officer of Autostrade per l'Italia and Atlantia. He is Manager Responsible for Autostrade per l'Italia and Atlantia's Financial Reporting pursuant to art. 154-bis of Legislative Decree no. 58/1998, since 2007 and director of some Group subsidiaries. Giancarlo Guenzi was born in 1955 and he graduated in Business Administration from the University of Rome "La Sapienza"; he is a chartered accountant and auditor. He has been working for the Group since 1994 after gaining valuable experience in Italstat Group and KPMG. He was for several years head of Group Planning and Control; from 2003 to 2007 he was appointed CEO and General Manager of Pavimental, the construction and maintenance Company of the Group infrastructure and pavements.

Born in 1955, he holds a degree in Law and Political Sciences from Sassari University.
Before joining Autostrade per l'Italia in September 2015 he was Head of Legal and Corporate Affairs in Aeroporti di Roma and Secretary of the Board of Directors From 1995 to 2005, has been General Counsel and Secretary of Board of Directors of TIM, from 2005 to 2011 he held several senior management positions within Telecom Italia Group, most recently as Group Compliance Officer . Previously he gained valuable experience in the field of legal, finance and controlling within GEPI, Ferrero, S.I.V. and EFIM. He is director of some Atlantia Group subsidiaries.


Roberto Tomasi
Chief Operating Officer - Construction & Infrastructure Development
  Luca Ungaro
Head of Service Areas of Autostrade per l'Italia – Executive Vice President

In Autostrade per l'Italia since July 2015, he was born in 1967. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Padua, before completing an Executive Program Master at Harvard Business School; an International Executive Program at INSEAD and a Master in Finance and Project Control at SDA Bocconi. He began his career within FIAT Group, then he worked for GE-Nuovo Pignone and, from 1996 to June 2015, for ENEL Group, taking up a variety of increasingly senior management positions, gaining considerable experience in the international environment. Previously he held several responsibilities in the field of Engineering & Construction; Operations and Project Management, then, before joining Autostrade per l'Italia, he served as Head of Power Plants Development & Construction - Senior Vice President. He is director in some Group subsidiaries.

Born in 1966, he holds a degree in business economics from University LUISS Guido Carli. From 2001 to 2011 he worked at several consulting companies (Roland Berger, Bain and Company) served as Senior Partner and Partner in the field of infrastructure, entertainment and R&D. Previous experience in Booz Allen & Hamilton and Value Partners Management Consulting, and served as senior internal auditor and controller at Ing. C. Olivetti & C. He joined Autostrade per l'Italia S.p.A. in 2012.