Guiseppe Recchi

Telecom Italia/ Chairman

Guiseppe Recchi

Telecom Italia/ Chairman

Biography

Giuseppe Recchi has been Chairman of Telecom Italia since April 2014. He was Chairman of the Board of Eni SpA from 2011 to May 2014. He is a member of the Board of Directors of UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA. He is also a member of the executive committee of Confindustria (where he chaired the Foreign Investment Committee), the Italian Corporate Governance Committee, the Italian Institute of Technology; member of the Board of Assonime (Italian Joint Stock Companies). He is also Co-Chair of the B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption and Director of the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative. In 1989 he started his career as an entrepreneur at Recchi SpA, a general contractor active in 25 Countries in the construction of high-tech public infrastructure. From 1994 to 1999 he served as Executive Chairman of Recchi America Inc., the U.S. branch of the Group, and then as Managing Director for overseas of Gruppo Ferrocemento-Recchi. In 1999 he joined General Electric, where he held several managerial positions in Europe and in the USA. He served as Director of GE Capital Structure Finance Group; CEO of GE Capital SFG Italia; Managing Director for Industrial M&A and Business Development of GE EMEA.. Until May 2011 he was President & CEO of GE South Europe. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Exor SpA. He served in several boards among which the European Advisory Board of Blackstone; the Advisory Board of Invest Industrial (private equity); the Massachusetts Institute of Technology E.I. Advisory Board; the Honorary Committee for the Rome Candidacy to the 2020 Olympic Games; FEEM- Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation.