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Governance

Supply chain representatives

Giuseppe Villani

Villani Spa

Born in Castelnuovo Rangone (MO) in 1944, he is CEO of Villani Spa.Graduated in Economics and Commerce at the University of Bologna, he is currently Chairman of the San Daniele Ham Consortium (Consorzio Prosciutto San Daniele) and of the Single National Commission (Commissione Unica Nazionale - CUN) for the fixing of prices for pork cuts, as well as being Deputy Chairman of Isit (Institute of Italian Protected Cured Meats - Istituto Salumi Italiani Tutelati). He has already held important positions in several associations: he was in fact chairman of Assica (Industrial Association of Meat and Cured Meats - Associazione Industriali delle Carni e dei Salumi) and of Ivsi (Institute for the Promotion of Italian Cured Meats - Istituto Valorizzazione Salumi Italiani). From 1st June 2018 he is Chairman of the Agri-food supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the four-year period 2018-2022.

Agroalimentare@confindustriaemilia.it
Tel. Secretary: 059 448339

 
 

Massimo Andalini

Pastificio Andalini Spa

Born in Cento (FE), in 1947, he is Chairman of Pastificio Andalini. After his diploma at the Technical Institute with a commercial orientation, he started working in the family pasta factory at the age of fifteen.
From 2015 to 2017 he was Delegate of the Italian Academy of Cuisine at the Delegation of Cento - Città del Guercino. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cento.
From 1st June 2018 he is joint Managing Director of the Agri-food supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the four-year period 2018-2022.

Agroalimentare@confindustriaemilia.it
Tel. Secretary: 059 448339

 

Gino Cocchi

CT Pack Srl

Gino Cocchi, born in 1940, is Chairman of CT Pack. Following his diploma as industrial expert at the Aldini Valeriani Industrial Technical Institute of Bologna, he was an Air Force Officer, from 1961 to 1963. From 1970 to 1989 he was CEO of Cattabriga and in 1980 he founded Cattabriga Grandi Impianti. CEO of Carpigiani Group from 1990 to 2009 and Councillor of the Board of Directors in Holding ALI from 1995 to 2009, he also held the positions of Deputy Chairman and of Chairman of the Gruppo Fiere Bologna and of the Operative Companies Fiere Bologna, respectively, from 2008 to 2011. In 2009 he founded Aretè & Cocchi Technology, of which he is Chairman, and since 2010 he has been a professor at the Engineering Department of the University of Ferrara. From 1st June 2018 he is joint Managing Director of the Agri-food supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the four-year period 2018-2022.

Agroalimentare@confindustriaemilia.it
Tel. Secretary: 059 448339

 

Cristian Pederzini

Italpizza Spa

Born in Castello di Serravalle (BO), in 1961, he is Chairman of Italpizza. After obtaining his scientific high school diploma, in 1991 he founded Italpizza in Castello di Serravalle. In 2008 the company was acquired for 90% by the English Bakkavor Group and in 2014 Pederzini started the total re-acquisition process, which was finalised in 2015 thanks to the strong will of the property to relaunch an Italian brand and Italian production on the national market. From 1st June 2018 he is joint Managing Director of the Agri-food supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the four-year period 2018-2022.

Agroalimentare@confindustriaemilia.it
Tel. Secretary: 059 448339

 

Nicola Pizzoli

Pizzoli Spa

Nicola Pizzoli is the Chairman and CEO of Pizzoli.  Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bologna, he holds a master's degree in Business administration. Third generation of the family that founded the company in 1926, he still maintains its total control; since 1992, he worked in Barilla for ten years, three of which in the United States first as Plant Manager and then as Project Manager in the construction of a pasta factory and a mill. He is a member of the EUPPA (European Potato Processors’ Association) Board, based in Brussels. From 1st June 2018 he is joint Managing Director of the Agri-food supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the four-year period 2018-2022.

Agroalimentare@confindustriaemilia.it
Tel. Secretary: 059 448339