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The University of Zambia School of Natural Sciences (Zambia)
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Mastercard Worldwide (United States)
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Telecom Italia S.p.A.

Telecom Italia S.p.A. is Italy’s main ICT group and an important player in the Latin American market, where it operates in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay.
The company’s range of offers - focusing on advanced solutions for consumers, businesses and institutions - includes: landline and mobile telecommunications, digital content, cloud computing, media, office and system solutions. The offers are provided by the Telecom Italia, TIM and Olivetti reliable and well-known brands.
Attention towards the needs of its customers and technological innovation are at the base of the company’s strategy. Telecom Italia has a dynamic organization which strives to provide quality service and is constantly involved in research in the TILab laboratories.

CategoryOperators
Based inItaly
DomainsMobile ; Fixed ; Telephone ; Internet ; TV
ITU Global DirectoryTelecom Italia S.p.A.
Websitehttp://www.telecomitalia.com
RSShttp://www.telecomitalia.com/apps/ti/docroot/feed.rss/tit/en/archivio/media/comunicati-stampa/telecom-italia.xml
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Chairman and CEO    
Mr Franco Bernabè

Franco Bernabè was born in Vipiteno/Sterzing (Bozen) on September 18, 1948. He is married with two children.

 

Since April 2011 he is Telecom Italia Chairman and Chief Executive Officer after having the position of Chief Executive Officer in the previous three-year period.

 

After earning his degree with honours in Economics and Political Science at the University of Turin in 1973, Mr. Bernabè worked for two years as a post-graduate fellow at the Einaudi Foundation.

He began his professional career in 1976 as a Senior Economist at the OECD Department of Economics and Statistics in Paris.

 

In 1978 he joined the Planning Department of FIAT as Chief Economist.

In 1983 he joined Eni as an Assistant to the Chairman and became subsequently the Head of Corporate Planning, Financial Control and Corporate Development.

From 1992 to 1998 Mr. Bernabè was CEO of Eni. During his two terms, he achieved the turnaround of the company and its successful privatisation bringing Eni to be one of the largest oil companies by market capitalization worldwide.

In November 1998 he became CEO of Telecom Italia, a position he retained until May 1999 after the acquisition of the company by Olivetti

At the end of 1999 he founded FB Group, an investment company active in the areas of financial advisory, ICT and renewable energy. In 2004, following the merger of the financial advisory activities of FB Group with the Rothschild Group, he was appointed as Deputy Chairman of Rothschild Europe, position which he left when he became CEO of Telecom Italia

Mr. Bernabè is currently Chairman of the Board of GSMA, the international organisation of mobile operators, member of the Board of Directors of PetroChina, and member of the European Roundtable. He is also Co-President of the Italy Brasil Business Council and Vice President of the Rome Industrialist and Enterprises Association with special duties for innovation and Broadband.

 

He has served on the Board of TPG-TNT, of FIAT, on the Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations and on the Board of the Peres Center for Peace. He has also served pro bono on different public assignments: in 1999 he was appointed by the Italian Prime Minister as a special representative of the Italian Government for the reconstruction of Kosovo; between 2001 and 2003 he was the Chairman of La Biennale di Venezia, and since 2004 he is the Chairman of the Mart Museum.