Board of Statutory Auditors

Paolo Villa
Statutory auditor

Paolo Villa obtained a degree in Economics and Business in 1990 – corporate specialisation – from the University of Bergamo. He was enrolled in the Chartered Accountants and Accounting Professionals Register of Bergamo and the Statutory Auditors and the Technical Consultants Register of the Court of Bergamo in the “Chartered Accountants” section. He works from his professional firm in Bergamo. From 1990 to 1995, he was employed in the Deloitte & Touche auditing firm, and between 1995 to 1999, he was the Head of Administration, Finance, Control and Reporting at Fructamine S.p.A. – a Bracco Group company.

Marco Antonio Manzoni
Statutory auditor

Marco Antonio Manzoni he was enrolled in the single register of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Professionals and the Statutory Auditors Register. He works as a freelance through his professional firm in Bergamo and as an advisor to the Milan Studio Integrato Tributario di Milano (integrated tax office). He has spent more than 20 years working with the most important corporate and tax consulting firms in Bergamo. He has corporate and income tax experience for business groups/holding and family asset management companies in the financial asset industry. He has been an independent director in a listed company. He holds positions in supervisory bodies in various corporations, including one of the most prestigious multinational industrial groups in Bergamo. He worked as a trustee and in legal institutions appointed by the Bergamo Diocese.

 

Paolo Prandi
Statutory auditor

Paolo Prandi obtained an Economics and Business Degree with honours from the University of Brescia in 1985 and won the University of Lombardia Orientale scholarship. He has 20 years of international experience as a consultant, manager, and entrepreneur at McKinsey (1987), Pepsi Cola (in 1991), as a Regional Manager in Pennsylvania, and restructuring operations in the toy and collectables sector (Majorette, Solido, Gruppo Rivarossi) in 1996. Since 2005, he has assisted different-sized companies to manage extraordinary finance transactions, corporate restructuring, internationalisation, marketing, customer satisfaction and generational transfer. He designs and coordinates risk management processes, developing governance and creating systems under Legislative Decree 231/2001. He has an in-depth knowledge of the motor vehicle liability field. Chartered Accountant (since 2004); Legal Auditor (since 2007) and Technical Consultant at the Court of Brescia (since 2008), he is an adjunct professor at the University of Teramo, where he teaches “Economics of Financial Intermediaries” and “Risk Management and Healthcare Companies.” Previously he had taught “Risk Management” at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart) in Brescia and “Service Marketing” at the University of Brescia. He is a Director, Statutory Auditor and Member of Supervisory Bodies (acting as Chairman) of listed and non-listed industrial and financial companies and is the author of publications on risk management, insurance, and business management.  He is Vice President of Fondazione Nazionale (National Foundation) Cinzia Dabrassi.

Federica Poggio
Alternate auditor

Federica Poggio has a Business and Economics degree from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart) of Milan. She began her career as a General Manager’s assistant before becoming the administrative and tax manager of Orologeria Luigi Verga S.p.A. Besides her work, she lectures in Economics and Technology of International Trade, working with Professor Marco Piazza at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. Together they run an academic programme about the European Union (legislation and customs regulations), futures markets (origins, contracts and functions) and international trade (economic risks, types, regulations, ISO, and CEN). Between February 1997 and October 2006, she worked with the Sugar Group, carrying out management control, planning, management, and development of the infra-group economic and financial budget. She was also an internal consultant for ISO 9000 certification and related requirements, planning, management and development of real estate acquisitions, and real estate portfolio management. In 2006 she worked for Studio Pollice Carella, dealing with corporate taxation and VAT and, later, corporate reorganisation, real estate and international taxation. She developed her international taxation knowledge by obtaining a level II Master in tax law under Professor Logozzo. She occasionally stayed in the United States of America, where she worked with the American Roca Gonzalez firm in Miami. Since 2018 she has been a partner of the Crowe Horwath international network, through her participation in Crowe Valente Srl, and works with the Valente Associati GEB Partners firm.

Barbara Castelli
Alternate auditor

Barbara Castelli has an Economics and Business degree – Business Management and Administration specialisation from the Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale (University of Eastern Piedmont) “A. Avogadro.” In January 2004, she was enrolled in the Association of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Professionals of Milan, and she has been enrolled in the Register of Auditors since January 2005. Since 2000, she has been advising the tax and legal consulting firm Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati on tax and corporate matters for leading national and international groups operating in the insurance, banking, industrial and commercial sectors. She is an Auditor for important national and international companies, operating in the industrial and financial sectors. This includes Robert Bosch S.p.A. and the companies belonging to the Group, and companies, such as IDeA Real Estate SGR S.p.A.