Battista, Valerio - from Italy
Country of meeting: Davos in the year 2013
Serves as the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Prysmian S.p.A. (also known as Prysmian Cables and Systems). Mr. Battista has been an Executive Director of Prysmian S.p.A. since December 2005. He served as the Managing Director and General Director of Prysmian S.p.A. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Prysmian Group. He is a manager with extensive knowledge and understanding of the industrial sector after more than 20 years of experience, initially with the Pirelli Group and then with the Prysmian Group, which he has headed since 2005. He served as General Manager of Cables and Systems Sector of Pirelli & C. SPA until December 2005 and also served as its General Manager/Chief Executive Officer of Energy Cables and Systems Unit since February 2002. He held positions of increasing responsibility within the Pirelli Group, including for the restructuring and reorganisation of Pirelli Cavi, transformed between 2002 and 2004 into one of the most profitable and competitive organisations in its industry.
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