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May 2010Present

General Counsel Motion Technologies

ITT Corporation

Member of the Board of Directors of the Holding Company of 4 legal entities (ITT Italia S.r.l., Koni France, Koni BV, ITT Holdings Czech Republic s.r.o.).Member of the Leadership Team (with Sales, Purchase, R&D, HR, Quality, Supply Chain, Operation).

WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON RESPECT AND INTEGRITY I GIVE MY BEST EFFORTS to give the highestlevel of legal advice to strategic plans, M&A operations, risk analysis on subcontractors and employment contracts, workers’ compensation and litigation, environmental matters (waste and remediation processes), commercial advice, corporate governance for legal entities and subsidiaries. The legal department provides general legal support for other countries and markets, compliance with corporate policies activities, GT&Cs review, insurances and management of external lawyers. We also work on NDAs drafting and negotiation in IP (patents and copyrights protection and trademarks) as well as practice in agreements with distributors, agents and licensees, ESH matters (accidents at work, manufacturing equipment’s compliance and company administrative liability, asbestos-related issues and criminal liability). Anticorruption FCPO, anti-bribery UK and ethics.

I report to Value Center (MT) President and to Corporate General Counsel in NY, I am responsible of 1 senior lawyer in Italy, 1 in Netherland and 1 in China (shared service).

May 2009Apr 2010

Contract Manager


for 3 x 360 MW coal-fired thermoelectric power plant Power Plants (Pecem I & II, Itaqui) in BrazilENGINEERING / LEGAL EXPERIENCE ON SITE involving contractors and subcontractors management, procurement,project and claim management, risks analysis. I dealt with GE and other major turbine and boiler suppliers, resolving issues concerning standard & commercial, engineering best practices, deployed according to legal requirements, litigation and arbitration.

May 2004Apr 2009

General Counsel


General Counsel

SADELMI is held by two equal shareholders GAMMON INDIA Ltd (50%) and BUSI S.p.A. (50%), and acts worldwide as a General Contractor in the fields of civil, industrial power plants and engineering systems on a turn-key philosophy. Since 2005 SADELMI has also been active in oil & gas through theBenelli Ravenna Oil & Gas Division. The latter is a relatively smallentity, offering functional service for project planned development and has today a remarkable place on the O&G market as supplier of “turn-key” systems and plants for on-shore stations, off-shore platforms, pipelines, chemical and petrochemical plants, refineries and Power stations.

As the General Counsel, I personally control and supervise all contract activities, evaluate, prepare and approve any commercial agreements involving clients, partners and sub-suppliers in: Process packages (such as liquid and gas filtration and separation, fuel gas system, gas dehydratation, glycol regeneration, condensate removal), Chemical injection packages, Oil & gas metering systems (fiscal and non fiscal), Wellhead control panels and Prefabricated cabins (control rooms, analyzing shelters and accommodations).

The SADELMI legal department (today 3 in-house counsels) provides day to day advice and commitment to:

·standard & commercial best practices developed according with legal requirements,

·risks analysis for sound partnerships with global legal entities,

·monitoring and scouting, also by local advisors, the country and market risks,

·approaching with Commercial and Sales Operations the critical path,

·counselling and directing “in take” lawyers or technical consultants when necessary,

·“why lost analysis” for the better tuning supporting commercial and sales units.

SADELMI operates in partnership with other companies with larger plants, also in the waste to energy sector.

Also as a Member of the Steering Committee I decide, together with the CEO:

- with Commercial and Sales Manager for agency, consortium, partnership, Joint Ventures and licence agreements, discussion and presentation and discussion of budget, operational programs and marketing strategies and with local subjects (public, private, financial, Italian and international), business plans, budget analysis, marketing/business development,

- with the CFO I prepare, discuss and approve Project finance projects, and I also supervise internal audit procedures.

in FALCK Group S.p.A. (SADELMI shareholder at time of SADELMI incorporation), Sesto San Giovanni (MI), as Legal for the Legal Department.

M&A and incorporation plan, Bid no Bid (Wind Farm, Waste to Energy, biomass)

Experience in legal issues regarding electricity production from renewable sources (waste and biomass) at the three existing plants situated in Trezzo sull’Adda (Milan), Granarolo dell’Emilia (Bologna), Rende (Cosenza), integrated engineering services through Elettroambiente.

Personally involved in the 600 M/€ Project of Sicilia (Palermo Energia Ambiente, Platani governing and controlling the implementation of a waste-disposal system for the provinces of Palermo and Trapani, at Augusta and Agrigento for preparation and discussion of Term sheet, Operation & Maintenance contracts for those plants producing energy from waste as well as biomass.

Directed due diligence for Falck Renewables Ltd, in renewable energy for the development, financing, building and operation of wind farms and the sale of electricity generated thereby.

Sep 2002Apr 2004

Sales Contracts and Commercial Agreements Department


Sales Contracts and Commercial Agreements Department

Commercial Department, EPC Contracts.

Involved inAlgeria Project SONAHESS - Miscible Flood & Power Generation Facilities at GEA Project Site – TK – drafted amendments to the Joint Venture Agreement with Petrofac

For Arabia Saudita, SABIC revamping Project - Ibn Zahr EPC – Met with Client regarding contractual qualifications and the preparation of Minutes . Involved in discussion of retention reduction and maximum liability limit contract.

For SAUDI ARAMCO – EPC Neat Khuff Condensate Fractionation Plant – Prepared with Currie & Brown (contract administrator supplier) a claim for extension of time and Delay Liquidated Damages reduction.

For Cina SAIPEM ASIA Sdm. Bhd. Lamma Power Station for gas sea-line I discussed a contract draft.

For India Kribhco, Hazira Fertilizer Project I prepared a Specific Agreement with Larsen & Toubro for definition of scope of work.

For Iran PIDMCOMethanol Plant– Kharg Island –I discussed with partner Sazeh Consultants e TJ-CCC the contractual comments

Jan 1995Aug 2002


Law Firm


Law Office in Milan

Litigation and arbitrations

Professional experience in Sports matter (sponsorship, copyrights) and telecommunications.

For twelve years I worked in civil legal matters (commercial, labour law, family, licence and copyrights, real estate and so on) with particular focus on litigation and arbitration.


Apr 2007Apr 2007

"New regulation about Waste”

Quality and Services for the Contracts Publics
Feb 2005Jun 2005

"Corporate governance and financial risk assessment, public and private funds management"

Borsa Italiana - SDA Bocconi
Feb 2003May 2003

Commercial litigation business to business and business to consumer

Milan Chamber of Commerce
May 1993Jan 1995

Scholarship from University of Milano

Boalt Hall School of Law, Univesity of California at Berkeley

A comparative legal research on Security Interests under the Anglo-American Common Law Systems.
Nov 1983Jul 1988


University of Milano
Degree in Law

Comparative Law Graduation thesis:

“Injunction and Urgent Remedies in Common Lawand Civil Law Systems ”


Win, Office


Interests:Painting, modern art.

Sports:w/water kayak

Enthusiastich02h57’59’’ 1998 Paris Marathon


Jan 1995Present

Membership of Italian Lawyer Association

Membership of Italian Lawyer Association