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  • I played many different sports even a competitive level (like athletics, ski, swimming, tennis, soccer) an at today I am still doing regular sport activity
  • Drive the motorbike it’s one of my best passion(4 wheels move the body, 2 move the spirit)
  • Music Rock/Fusion/Classical.
  • Technical and novel reading.Best book: Jack Welch, Winning


  • High-energy, versatile, strong, customer focused and results driven leader with broad background in product development. 
  • Demonstrate ability in project/program management, people management and business management.
  • Ability to overcome organizational boundaries to solve problems.
  • Demonstrated success in managing multi-site organizations.
  • Knowledge of different cultures matured during the frequents travels to North America, South America and Eastern Europe.
  • 1 year experience in East Europe to support the creation of a new manufacturing site.

Work experience

Nov 2008Present

Product Development Director

Electrolux Major Appliances

Working for a Swedish company leader on Home Appliances business as Product Development Director, with responsibiliy to bring in production all new finished products with special focus on quality, cost, and time to market.Main accountabilities:•Participate in all project specs definition•Drive all projects portfolio definition and delivery •Support concept development activities within PCP•Ensure final approval to all new product introduction•Ensure final approval to all Engineering changes•Ensure project accomplishment within specifications•Ensure compliance with both internal and external safety standards•Ensure product approval•Drive complexity reduction•Guarantee cross-platform standardization•Guarantee platforming •Participate in defining Primary team priorities•Ensure rotation of resources between PM and Platforms•Responsible for competences development and allocation

•Budget and personnel responsibility for the assigned team•Responsible for team members and competences development

Sep 2004Oct 2008

Product Development manager

Electrolux Home Appliances
Working for a Swedish company leader on Home Appliances business as Product Maintenance Manager, with responsibility to ensure maintenance and continuous improvement of existing products in terms of cost reduction, quality improvement and provide technical support to the factory on short-term product-related problems. o Ensure continuous improvements and upgrade of existing product (and components) throughout the life cycle, in terms of: 1.Cost reduction 2.Quality improvement 3.Technical upgrade together with Product Development, Plant and Industrial Operations functions o Develop all variances on existing product platform according to request coming from Product Lines/Product Management o Drive approvals for new products and product variances before product launch o Ensure appropriate product documentation through bills of material for investment requests and product cost calculation o Contribute to development of new products within Product Development Cooking
Aug 2003Aug 2004

Platform Leader

Platform leader with the responsibility to delivery all the projects related to one of the major brand for the USA market : o Execute and guarantee the development of the projects in a competitive way in term of cost, performance and quality o Translate the company Strategy guidelines to effective and concrete plans for product development o Apply Project Management process and Robust Product Design through the project development o Lead the platform team, composed by a multicultural resources Italian, Brazilian and Indian engineers/designers o Manage timing, expenses and capital for the projects

Platform Leader

Apr 2002Aug 2003

Project Leader

Project leader of a new product platform for North American market Project leader for the implementation of substantial changes to be introduced on all the products produced in the American plant to be compliant with the new UL requirements Project leader of a new product platform for North American market with development team located in Brazil
Oct 2000Apr 2002

Jr. Project Leader

Project leader for new products addressed to Emerging markets (Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia, Israel) and European (Swiss). Project leader for the electrical system of a new products platform Project leader of a new innovative product with an advanced user interface
Nov 1999Nov 2000

Wrining Harnesses Responsible

Responsible for the electrical system development for products addressed to European and NAR markets. Interface between platform and electronic development center


Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale “Magistri Cumacini”

 “Diploma for qualification to practice the profession of Perito Industriale specialization in Electric matter” obtained in 1998 during the only session chair by Examing Board n°7 at l’Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale “Magistri Cumacini” di Como.

Nov 2009Dec 2010

Executive Master in Technology and Innovation Management

Università di Bologna

Main topics: Strategic Cost Management, Marketing,  Innovation Management, Communication, Strategic Entrepreneurship, World Class Manufacturing, IT Advanced.Project Work: complete Business Plan for the introduction of a new product, creating a new segment for the company (Motorcycles Industries)

Sep 1988Jul 1994

Diploma of “Perito Industriale Capotecnico in Elettrotecnica”

Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale “Magistri Cumacini”