Giuseppe Recchi was born in 1964 and he is Chairman of the Board of Eni since May 2011.
He is also member of the Board of Directors and the Internal Control and Risk Committee of Exor SpA and Director of GE Capital Interbanca SpA; member of the European Advisory Board of Blackstone and member of the Massachussetts Institute of Technology E.I. External Advisory Board.
He is also member of the Italian Corporate Governance Committee, the Executive Committees of Confindustria (where he chairs the Foreign Investment Committee), Assonime (Association of Italian Joint Stock Companies), Aspen Institute Italia; member of the Board of Directors of FEEM-Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation, the Italian Institute of Technology and of the Luiss Business School Advisory Board. He is Co-Chair of the Italy-China Foundation, Co-Chair of the B20 Task Force on Improving Transparency and Anti-Corruption and Director of the World Economic Forum Partnering Against Corruption Initiative.
He graduated in Engineering at Polytechnic of Turin. In 1989 started his career as entrepreneur at Recchi SpA, a general contractor active in 25 Countries in the construction of high-tech public infrastructures. Since 1994 he served as Executive Chairman of Recchi America Inc., the U.S. branch of the Group.
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; Managing Director for Industrial M&A and Business Development of GE EMEA; President & CEO of GE Italy. Until May 2011 he was President & CEO of GE South Europe.
Giuseppe Recchi has been member of the Honorary Committee for the Rome Candidacy to the 2020 Olympic Games, member of the Board of Permasteelisa SpA, Advisory Board member of Invest Industrial (private equity) and visiting Professor in Structured Finance at Turin University.
Last updated on 26/02/14