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From April 2014 Giuseppe Recchi is Executive Chairman of Telecom Italia, after having covered the same position in Eni from 2011.

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Telecom Italia has the ambition to drive the industrial progress of Italy because we are experiencing an extraordinary moment of incredible opportunities offered by technology. Millions of people will be able to communicate and billions of data will be exchanged thanks to our infrastructures

Giuseppe Recchi, Executive Chairman Telecom Italia

Giuseppe Recchi was born in Naples, in1964.

He has been Executive Chairman of Telecom Italia since April 2014 and Chair of the Fondazione TIM (TIM Foundation), formerly named Telecom Italia, since July 2014.

He was Chairman of the Board of Eni SpA from 2011 to 2014.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA.

He is also a member of the General Committee of Confindustria (where he chaired the Foreign Investment Committee); the Italian Institute of Technology; the Corporate Governance Committee and  of the Board of Assonime (Italian Joint Stock Companies).

He is Chair of the B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption.

Until 1999 he was an entrepreneur with Recchi Costruzioni Generali,  a general contractor active in 25 Countries in the construction of high-tech public infrastructure, spending most of his professional life in the United States.  

In 1999 he joined General Electric, where he held several managerial positions in the United States  and Europe. He served as Director of GE Capital Structure Finance Group and Managing Director for Industrial M&A of EMEA.

Until May 2011 he was President & CEO of GE South Europe.

He was a member of the Board of Directors of Exor SpA.

He served in several boards among which the European Advisory Board of Blackstone; the Advisory Board of Invest Industrial (private equity); the Massachusetts Institute of Technology E.I. Advisory Board.

He graduated in Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin. He has been visiting Professor in Corporate Finance at Turin University (2004-2006).

 

Update: April 2016

Giuseppe Recchi retraces the Group’s long history of protecting Human Rights (November 2015)

Giuseppe Recchi interviewed at the Forum Ambrosetti ( September 4-5-6 2015) - In Italian