Chief Executive Officer
Entrepreneur and opinion leader in the innovation sector applied to the achievement of increasingly efficient and sustainable agriculture.
Co-founder and CEO of Valagro Spa, a multinational company leader in the production and marketing of biostimulants and specialty nutrients. It was founded in 1980 in Atessa (Abruzzo-Italy) with the original name of Farmer Italiana s.n.c. Today Valagro has 13 branch offices in 3 continents and covers more than 80 countries all over the world, through its distributors.
From 2011 to 2018 he served as Chairman of EBIC (European Biostimulants Industry Council) becoming honorary member of the Board in 2018.
As founding member, after being Vice President of Hubruzzo, he is now covering the role of Director.
Since 2020 he serves as Board of Directors member of BLUHUB Srl, a company based on a unique model with the aim of transforming ideas and intellectual property into companies.
He is Ambassador of the IFA International Fertilizer Association (Paris), which includes 540 companies from 85 Countries, and he is a member of the IFA Strategic Advisory Team.
From 2006 to 2014 he was President of Gruppo Fertilizzanti Specialistici (Assofertilizzanti) and Vice President from 2014 to 2017. From 2006 to 2018 he served as Board Member of Federchimica.
In 2015 he has been designated Cavaliere del Lavoro by The President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella. Since 2018 he serves as Steering Committee member of Gruppo Centrale of Fondazione Nazionale dei Cavalieri del Lavoro.