Executive Vice President of the FS International

With a mechanical engineering degree from the Politecnico of Torino University and an Executive Master from Insead, starts his professional career in 1993 in Japan in the Construction Machinery business field working for Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Ltd in Tokyo.

He then joins Fiat-Hitachi Excavators S.p.A, a Joint-Venture between Fiat and Hitachi Construction Machinery where he covers several managerial positions in manufacturing engineering, production, product platforms, supply chain and cost control. In 2001 he joins the due-diligence team for the creation of a new Joint-Venture with Kobelco Construction Machinery Co. Ltd (Fiat Kobelco S.p.A) and assumes the responsibility of General Manager.

In 2003 he takes the responsibility of the After Sales Division for EAME-CIS Region of CNH (Case New Holland) a company of the Fiat Group leader in the Agricultural and Construction Machinery business and in 2005 takes the responsibility as Managing Director of the Asia Pacific Region for New Holland Construction S.p.A.

In 2007 he moves to Paris and starts his Railways transportation career working for Alstom Transport SA as Vice President of the Train Life Services Division for South Europe, Middle East, Africa, East Europe and Asia Pacific and serves as Member of the Board of Alstom Transport Romania and member of Alstom Innovation Award selection committee in 2011 and 2012. He also serves and advisor for an Italian Private Equity fund.

In 2013 he takes the responsibility as Managing Director for the Asia & Australasia Region based in Singapore. Serves as Board Member of Alstom Transport Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and Chairman of Alstom Transport Construction Philippines Inc. and Alstom Transport Vietnam Ltd. He is also member of the French and Italian Chamber of Commerce of Singapore and member of the Advisory Board of Smart Rail Asia.

In 2015 he moves to Hong Kong as Managing Director and Board Member of Knorr-Bremse Asia Pacific (Holding) Ltd and serves as Chairman of the Joint-Venture IFE-Victal (Qingdao, China) and Knorr-Bremse Australia Pty. Ltd as well as Member of the Board of Knorr-Bremse India Ltd, Knorr-Bremse Rail Vehicles Co.Ltd (Suzhou, China) and Knorr-Bremse Japan Ltd. He is member of the German Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

From November 2017 he assumes the responsibility as Executive Vice President of the International Markets, later called FS International for the Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane Group.