Three directors of international calibre are added to the founder Vincenzo Starace who is confirmed as Chief Executive Officer
The shareholders of DEMA SpA – Bybrook Capital LLP, VemaInvest and Newcam – have appointed the new members of the Board of Directors for the next three years on the occasion of the last shareholders’ meeting. These are three directors – Fabrizio Giulianini, Jean-Michel Aubertin and Marco Fumagalli – with significant international experience in critical industrial sectors and the founder Vincenzo Starace, who was confirmed as Chief Executive Officer and elected Vice President by the new Board of Directors. Fabrizio Giulianini was also appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Fabrizio Giulianini graduated in Engineering with full marks from the University of Rome has forty years of experience in engineering and high-tech companies at an international level.
In particular, he has acquired deep knowledge and extensive experience in the international aerospace and Defense market working for GTE Government Systems Corp. Group (USA), then for Marconi plc group (UK) and now Leonardo from 2002 for Finmeccanica S.p.A… In Finmeccanica, he has assumed increasing responsibilities in Top Management: Deputy CEO of Marconi Selenia Communications; Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of MBDA Italy and Executive Director of the MBDA group; Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Selex Galileo; Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Selex ES group, Finmeccanica’s largest company with nearly 17,000 employees worldwide. In January 2016, and until his retirement in June 2017, he was Executive Vice President of Leonardo and Director of the Electronics, Defense and Security Systems sector, Leonardo’s largest sector, with almost 5.5 billion in turnover and more than 20,000 employees globally.
Jean-Michel Aubertin has held various industry-leading roles over the past 30 years, focusing on transforming companies in difficulty.
First in the aerospace sector with Matra and then EADS (now Airbus) where his last position was that of the president of the satellite telecommunications division, Jean-Michel then moved to the energy sector where he was subsequently Senior Vice President, head of the systems division Energy and Environmental, Chief Executive Officer of Doosan Power Systems and Chief Executive Officer of Crompton Greaves Power.
Jean-Michel is currently an operational advisor to private equity firms.
Marco Fumagalli is an executive with global leadership experience in large companies and entrepreneurial contexts. He is currently the CEO of im3D, an innovative medical technology company that provides cancer diagnosis services based on proprietary CAD (Computer-Aided Diagnosis) solutions. Previously he was President & CEO of US business and Global Senior Vice President of Strategy, Quality and Improvement for Ansaldo STS, a global public transport company. He has also worked as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley and as a consultant for Boston Consulting Group in the Milan and San Francisco offices. He received an MBA from Stanford University in California and an engineering degree from the Milan Polytechnic.
The new directors will remain in office until the approval of the financial statements of 31 December 2021.
Consistent with the business development and organic and inorganic growth policy, the objectives of the new Board of Directors are:
- Establish the company’s success strategies in its positioning on the aeronautical market and in achieving the expected results as per the industrial plan, focusing on the creation of value;
- Monitor performance based on targets, ensuring that Management is oriented towards the objectives of the strategic plan;
- Ensure that the company uses best governance practices.The assembly also approved the confirmation of the Board of
Statutory Auditors, which is composed as follows: Massimo Bianchi (Chairman), Mauro Borghesi and Renato Pedullà (standing auditors).