Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Present

Director, Information Services Country Lead (Italy)

As part of the Country executive management team I’m responsible for providing senior IS leadership to all IS teams managing the overall alignment of IS to Country business goals.

The IS organization in Italy support both the Manufacturing Plants (Pharma-Catania and Consumer-Aprilia) and the Commercial Affiliates (Pharma-Aprilia, Consumer-Milano and Animal Health-Bologna)

Main Accomplishments:

qSuccessful delivery of all IS services (Business Solutions, Processes, Support Services, Computer Systems Global Compliance and Governance) to Affiliate and Business Units

qSetting of strategy/direction for Country IS in partnership with local business and local/regional/world wideIS Shared Services

q Define and deliver global IS governance according to best practices and global strategy

qEstablishing and developing partnership relationships with Country leadership

qCoaching and feedback to IS leads across all functional areas

qInsuring Country activities align to global strategies (Compliance, Global Shared Services, R&D, Mfg. Plants)

My Management Team consists of the IS Leads across the all Functions within the Country. I’m responsible for insuring these teams work in a collaborative, aligned way insuring each team member understands his/her role in the Country, as well as his/her accountability to individual global IS organizations and strategy (i.e IS Global Shared Services, Business Systems and Processes and IS Full Compliance)

Apr 2006 - May 2007

Business Consulting Sr. Manager, Financial & Performance Management

Main Engagements in Telecommunications and Media & Entertainment Industry

Finance Transformation Program for Telecommunications Industry:

New finance organization design and implementation (organization, process model, new accounting and control model) due to a Post Merge Integration Scenario. Responsible for Management Control Function (right sizing, processes re-engineering, corporate portfolio operating control model design)

Operational Excellence Program for Media & Entertainment Industry:

Definition, implementation and monitoring of cost saving initiatives (short term and long term actions, identification of priority, identification of improvement’s areas, i.e. logistics, purchasing, G&A)

Jan 2005 - Mar 2006

Business Improvement Manager

Task and Responsibility:

qIndustrial procedures and competitor manager. Definition and implementation of tools and methodologies aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of customer services procedures. This was part of the strategic road map defined by the parent company Finmeccanica and the upper management

qCustomer Services manager. Definition of procedures and development of integrated solutions aimed at coordinated and focusing (together with CRM/SRM and SCM division) on those Customer Services activities which have a crucial impact of the company bottom line

qPerformance analysis and improvement of Customer Service procedures with special focusing in the product and service offered. The aim is to guarantee the implementation excellence, the cost competitive advantage and the Customer Satisfaction while reducing the internal negotiation cost to a minimum

qProject Manager for SAP implementation project in the Operation area (Integrated Product and Process, Procurement, Production and Logistic) and Customer Services (Customer Relationship Management, After Sales and Business Intelligence) in collaboration with subcontractor system integration. The software selection has identified the My SAP Business Suite with the following packages: SAP PLM, SAP SCM, SAP SRM, SAP ERP and SAP CRM

Sep 2003 - Dec 2004

Logistic System Marketing & Planning Manager

Task and Responsibility:

qLogistic and Marketing manager interfacing with the parent company Finmeccanica addressing Value Added Services with the strategic objective of defining a service portfolio (complementing the product portfolio)

qSpecification and Implementation of Value Added info-logistic services in collaboration of Marketing and Business Development objectives trading off the customization and general requirements

qDelivery of service such as product configuration management, product support and maintenance at customer site. These services, developed in conjunction with the central R&D functions, are designed on application software like SAP R/3 A&D (Aerospace and Defence) and delivered to end user via open architectures such as SAP Netweaver

qCompany focal point responsible of introducing and consolidate the Project control and Life Cycle Management methodology in conjunction with the parent company Finmeccanica via the development and customization of specific application packages (SAP R/3, SAP BW, Primavera) as well as the user training

Sep 2001 - Aug 2003

Business Consultant

Task and Responsibility:

qProject Manager for TILS (Telecomitalia Learning Services) SAP implementation

oResponsible of architectures and frameworks to support the core business processes (concept, design/implement and delivery of on line/blended training for executive). The solutions consist of a Front Office IP Call Center (SAP CRM) and a Back Office (SAP R/3 + SABA LSM)

qCoordinator of the Microsoft software team for the Consolidated Balance Program in Telecomitalia Group

oDemand Manager for the requisite of integration between the Consolidated Balance applications (Outlook Soft/SAP SEM) and the ERP system (SAP R/3)

qBid Manager for the architecture (SAP R/3 + SAP RM/CA) of SEAT credit assurance project

qIn charge for the SAP R/3 Solution Roll Out in Telecomitalia Group both for Italian company and abroad

Sep 1999 - Aug 2001

Business Analyst (Technology)

Task and Responsibility:

qTeam Leader for change over euro project in Telecomitalia Group

qAnalysis & Programming in SAP R/3 BC (Basic Component):

odesign and implement a custom architecture for integration of SAP system and legacy

oresponsible for definition of the logistics of ABAP/4 programs

oresponsible for integration and stress test for ABAP/4 software

qTechnical support for various platform



oEAI Tibco/Vitria

oApplication ServerBEA WebLogic/JBoss/Tomcat

oDatabase Oracle/My SQL/DB2



Industry And Functional Experience

IndustryHealthcare - Pharmaceuticals (Current)

Business Services – Consultants

Communications - Communications Services

Media & Entertainment - Media Services

Industrial - Aerospace, Defense/Defence and Communications Equipment

FunctionalInformation Technology Management CIO (Current)

IT Management - Information System Architecture & Planning

IT Management - Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

IT Management - MIS Management (Finance & Control Systems)

Consultancy - Finance and Control Consulting


Other Sections


Italian (Fluent)

English (Fluent)

International Experience 

North America(Current)

United Kingdom (Current)

Geographic Preference