Paolo Prudenziati

CHAIRMAN, MANAGING DIRECTOR and CCO

Born in Milan in 1956. He graduated with a degree in Agricultural Sciences and started his career at Cargill in 1981. He joined Chiquita Brands International in 1989 covering numerous positions of responsibility internationally, becoming Senior Vice President Trading and Emerging Markets and Chief Executive Officer of Chiquita Italia. He joined the Group in 2016 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer. From February 2017 he become Chairman, Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer of Orsero Group.

 

Raffaella Orsero

DEPUTY CHAIR, MANAGING DIRECTOR and CEO

Born in Savona in 1966, after graduating in law, she started her career in 1993 at Simba SpA, a company of the GF Group, becoming Managing Director in 2002. From 2003 to 2007, she was also Managing Director at Reefer Terminal S.p.A. From September 2013, she was Managing Director of GF Group, a position she held until July 2015 to become Chair. In February 2017 she was appointed Deputy Chair, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Orsero Group.

 

Matteo Colombini

MANAGING DIRECTOR and CFO

Born in Bologna in 1983. After graduating in Law and Business Administration and a master’s course in General Management at Bocconi University in Milan, he started his career at the Bank of Ireland. In 2008, he went to work at Bain & Company Italy Inc until 2015 when he joined GF Group SpA as Group Chief Financial Officer. From February 2017 he is Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Orsero Group.

 

Tommaso Cotto

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Born in Biella in 1986. He has a degree in Management Engineering at the Polytechnic of Turin and in Business Economics at ESCP-Europe. He started his professional experience at Bain & Company Italy Inc in 2010 as a consultant. He joined GF Group SpA in November 2015 as Chief Operating Officer.

 

Daniele Gazzano

ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR

Born in Alassio (SV) in 1958. A degree in Economics and a Chartered Accountant and Auditor, he started his career in 1984 at Olivetti. He joined GF Group in 1991 as administrative director of Fruttital Srl and in 1998 he became the Administrative Director of the parent company. He is a member of several Boards of Directors of subsidiaries.

 

Alessandro Piccardo

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Born in Albenga (SV) in 1964. A degree in History, he joined GF Group SpA in 1998 as assistant to the Commercial Director of Reefer Terminal SpA, becoming Chairman and CEO in 2007, a position that he held until 2015. Member of the Board of Directors in companies of GF Group, from 2014 he is Chief Human Resources Officer .