Advanced Manufacturing: Through Collaboration Comes Innovation

Stefano Domenicali, Automobili Lamborghini, Alberto Maria Sacchi, Federmacchine, and Michele Scannavini, Italian Trade Agency

Presented by the Italian Trade Agency

Stefano Domenicali, CEO, Automobili Lamborghini

Stefano Domenicali is chief executive officer of Automobili Lamborghini. He began his professional career in 1991 with Ferrari and held several important roles before becoming head of the Ferrari Direzione Sportiva F1 in 2004. In 2008 he was team principal of Scuderia Ferrari F1, which won the Constructors’ World Championship that year. From 2009 to 2014 Domenicali represented Ferrari in the FIA World Motor Sport Council, and he still belongs to that body. He is currently president of the FIA Single Seater Commission. He was vice president for new business initiatives at Audi AG from November 2014 until taking over his current role at Lamborghini in Sant’Agata Bolognese.

Alberto Maria Sacchi, Board Member & Past President, Federmacchine

Alberto Maria Sacchi, president and CEO of Mecctek Group, was born in Milan in 1959. After achieving a law degree, in 1989, he earned a master in business administration at SDA Bocconi. From 2000 to 2005, he was president of ACIMIT, the Italian association of textile machinery manufacturers. From 2000 to 2004, he was vice president of Cematex, the European committee of textile machinery manufacturers. From 2006 to 2011 he was president of Federmacchine (the federation of Confindustria, who represent Italian manufacturers of capital goods). In addition to his responsibilities and duties for the federation, he currently is president of Mecctek.

Michele Scannavini, President, Italian Trade Agency

Michele Scannavini has managed businesses and organizations in various industrial sectors, particularly the luxury sector. He graduated in economics from the Bocconi University in 1984 and spent the first phase of his career in marketing and sales in companies such as Procter & Gamble, Galbani, and Ferrari, where he served as director of marketing and sales from 1992 to 1998. In 1999 he landed at FILA (sportswear) as CEO. In 2002 he left Italy and joined Coty, a leader in the perfume and cosmetic industry, based in Paris and New York. Scannavini served as president of Coty Prestige, the luxury division of the group, and in 2012 he was appointed CEO of Coty Group. In 2013, he guided Coty to its listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Currently, he is also a member of the board of directors of the Tod's group.