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Governance

Supply chain representatives

Marco Checchi

Pelliconi & C. Spa

Born in Bologna in 1959, he is the CEO of Pelliconi & C. Spa. After graduating in Foreign Languages and Literature at the University of Bologna, he worked at Banca Popolare dell’Emilia between 1979 and 1984, where he became Deputy-Manager of the branch. In 1984, he joined  Pelliconi, a family business specializing in the production of bottle caps, for a period of training within the sales department and then, over the years, came to occupy the positions of Sales Manager, Head of Purchasing and General Manager until he was appointed CEO in 1991. In 2013, he obtained a second degree in Business Anthropology at the University of Bologna and, in September 2020, he became Regency Advisor for the Bologna branch of Bank of Italy (Banca d’Italia). A member of “Council for the USA and Italy” and the Ambrosetti Club, he is on the Board of Directors of ANFIMA (Associazione Italiana Imballaggi Metallici).
From 27 November 2020 he is Chairman of the Packaging supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the period 2020-2022.

Packaging@confindustriaemilia.it
Tel. Secretary: 051 6317384

 

Silvia Bassi

BDB Srl

Born in Bologna in 1975, she is both a partner and Advisor of BDB Srl. She grew up within the family business, which was established as a mechanical engineering company in 1958 and evolved over time to become a leader in the packaging sector. She has been covering a transversal directive and managerial role since 2010, being in full charge of managing the company with particular focus on the growth, innovation and evolution of the production sector with the objective of reaching excellency in the company’s operational processes. She is a supporter and promoter of lean manufacturing, therefore she is constantly searching for new methods and approaches to maintain BDB in step with the times heading towards an enterprise 4.0. Between 2008 and 2014, she was part of Unindustria Bologna’s Gruppo Giovani (Young Industrialists Group).
From 27 November 2020 she is joint Managing Director of the Packaging supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the period 2020-2022.

Packaging@confindustriaemilia.it

Tel. Secretary: 051 6317384

 

Claudio Brusori

Orplast Snc

Born in Bologna in 1955, he is the Owner and Sales Manager of Orplast Snc. He started working at 14 as an employee within the restaurant sector and obtained his diploma from the Istituto Professionale Alberghiero Pellegrino Artusi in Chianciano Terme (SI). He then started managing bars and restaurants in both Florence and Rome. In 1996, he became partner of Orplast and started working as owner and sales manager of the company, one of the sturdiest businesses in the production of packaging and plastic shoppers with over 30 years of experience.
From 27 November 2020 he is joint Managing Director of the Packaging supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the period 2020-2022.

Packaging@confindustriaemilia.it

Tel. Secretary: 051 6317384

 

Sara De Simoni

Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions Spa

Born in 1973, she is presently Vice President, Development & Engineering Programme Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions Ltd.
After graduating in Architecture at the University of Florence (Italy) following a Technological-Industrial Design study area, she worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Florence from 1998 to 2001.
Since March 2001 she has held the following positions in Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions Ltd.: Openings Development Engineer; Development & Engineering Project Manager; Office Manager & Product Creation Process Owner; Line Engineering A & C3; Director, Line Engineering Manager; Vice President and Development & Engineering Equipment Engineer. In 2007 she obtained the Project Management Professional certification at the Project Management Institute (PMI), while in 2011 she obtained the Post Graduate Master in Technology and Innovation Management at the Bologna Business School (Bologna, Italy).
From 15 April 2021 she is joint Managing Director of the Packaging supply chain of Confindustria Emilia for the period 2021-2022.

Packaging@confindustriaemilia.it

Tel. Secretary: 051 6317384