Francesco Simonelli

Francesco Simonelli

  • 18 Giu 2019

In over 30 years of professional activity he operated as Manager with increasing responsibilities in Multinational organizations as well as in Medium size Enterprises. In particular he worked for over 20 years as Top Manager, General Manager and CEO, in a variety of Industrial and Business Services sectors, acquiring at the same time a solid experience in all of the aspects of M&A transactions.

CURRENT ROLES:
  • Senior Advisor Industry-Business Services for Cross Border
  • Senior Advisor & Temporary CEO in Industrial sector & Business Services

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:
  • CEO Sicurglobal (later Axitea) Leader Group in the Security sector. The Group was created by means of a Build-Up that brought together and integrated over 40 Companies operating in the same sector, thanks to the investment supported by Private Equity Funds
  • Senior Vice President of Pirelli, leading and managing the newly created Broadband Access Business Unit (Equipment and Systems for Fibre to the Home and xDSL Broadband access)
  • General Manager of Gefran Sensori and Gefran Spa, a listed company that operates in the sector of Industrial Automation and Industrial Sensors
  • Within Pirelli Group, R&D Manager Optical Sensors and than Operations Manager Optical Amplifier business in France

EDUCATION:
  • Post Doctoral Physics at Haverford University (Philadelphia)
  • Master of Science in Physics at the University of Florence