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Claudio Costamagna

Claudio Costamagna

Experienced Chairman: Nasdaq, Borsa Italiana, Public Sector, Private Sector

  • 16 years of senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge of finance, construction, engineering, pharmaceuticals
  • Experience as a Compensation Committee Chair, Control Committee member, Executive Committee member, Governance Committee member, Human Resources Committee member, Nomination Committee member
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Current Positions

Claudio Costamagna is Executive Chairman of CC & Soci and he sits on the Board of FTI Consulting, a business-advisory group listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and three Italian private companies: Italiana Petroli SpA, Finarvedi SpA, holding company of the Arvedi Group, and Salini Costruttori SpA, holding company of the Italian industrial group Webuild.

Industry Knowledge

Professional experience from various positions at Citibank, Montedison and most recently Goldman Sachs, where Claudio was the Chairman of the Investment Banking Division for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Previously he was Co-Head of Goldman Sachs’ Investment Banking Division for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and a member of the European Management Committee and the Global Partnership Committee. Prior to this Claudio was the Country Head for Italy and Chairman of Goldman Sachs SIM SpA.

Additionally, from 2012 to 2018 Claudio was Chairman of AAA-Advanced Accelerator Applications, a European pharmaceuticals group, founded in 2003 and sold to Novartis in 2018. He was also Chairman of Salini-Impregilo, Italy’s leading infrastructure-construction group, and Chairman of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.

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