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Giuseppe Recchi - Deputy Chairman

09/28/2017 - 07:15 PM

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Giuseppe Recchi is Executive Deputy Chairman of Telecom Italia from September 28, 2017.

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From September 28, 2017 he is Executive Deputy Chairman of Telecom Italia, after having been Executive Chairman since April 2014.

On June 1, 2017, he has been awarded the title of “Cavaliere del Lavoro” (Order of Merit for Labour).

Since July 2014 he is Chairman of Fondazione TIM. He was Chairman of the Board of Eni SpA from 2011 to May 2014.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of INWIT S.p.A., UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA and Istituto Europeo di Oncologia.

He is also a member of the executive committee and of the advisory board of Confindustria, where he previously founded the committee to attract foreign investments in Italy. He is member of the Board of Directors of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, the  Corporate Governance Committee and member of the Board of Assonime (Italian Joint Stock Companies).

Up to 1999 he was an entrepreneur at Recchi SpA, a general contractor active in 25 Countries in the construction of high-tech public infrastructure, spending much of his professional life in the  United States.

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

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

He was a member of the Board of Directors of Exor SpA,  the European Advisory Board of Blackstone,  the Advisory Board of Invest Industrial (private equity) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology E.I. Advisory Board as well as Co-Chair of the Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption of the B20 from 2012 to 2014.

Born in 1964, he graduated in Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin. He has been visiting Professor in Corporate Finance at Turin University (2004-2006).

Update: September 2017