Board of Directors

In accordance with the By-Laws, SIT is governed by a Board of Directors comprising between a minimum of 7 (seven) and a maximum of 11 (eleven) members appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting, who remain in office for 3 (three) financial years and until the Shareholders’ Meeting called to approve the Financial Statements for the final year of their mandate.

The Board of Directors of SIT was appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting of May 03, 2023 and shall remain in office until the Shareholders’ Meeting called to approve the statutory financial statements at December 31, 2025.

SIT’s Board of Directors currently comprises:

Federico de Stefani graduated in Business Economics from the Cà Foscari University of Venice, and completed his studies at the Harvard Business School in the USA. He began his career at Vaillant in Remscheid, Germany. From 1994 to 1996 he worked at Ernst & Young Corporate Finance in New York. From 1996 to 1998 he was general manager of SIT Controls Ltd, the English branch of the SIT Group. In 1998 he joined the Board of Directors of SIT La Precisa, a company at the time head of the SIT group. Federico de Stefani is also holding positions as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director in other SIT Group companies in Italy and worldwide. Federico de Stefani has been a member of the General Council of Confindustria since 2022 and a member of the Executive Council of the European Heating Industry since 2014.
Chiara de’ Stefani has a degree in Economic Sciences and a master’s degree in Integrated Business Management from CUOA. She is a member of the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Padua and she is a Statutory Auditor. For SIT S.p.A, since 2008, she has been a member of the Board of Directors, of the Risk Control and Sustainability Committee and of the Remuneration Committee. Previously, she was Managing Director of the Finance and Control Administration and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the SIT Group, as well as a member of the Strategic Committee and of the Control and Risk Committee. Since 2017 she is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Cattolica Assicurazioni S.p.A, a company listed on the MTA market of Borsa Italiana and a member of the Appointments Committee. Within the Cattolica Group, since 2013 she is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Lombarda Vita S.p.A, a bancassurance company operating in the UBI Banca Banking Group. In 2018 she was appointed member of the Board of Directors of the University of Padua. In SIT S.p.A., she holds the position of director in the Board of Directors and she has an executive role as “Corporate Sustainability Director” (managing director with specific powers regarding sustainability).
Franco Stevanato graduated in Political Science at the University of Trieste. During his studies he worked in the commercial department of Saint Gobain in France and of Stevanato Group. After graduation, he officially joined the Stevanato Group, within the commercial area. During these years, he followed and still pursues the process of internationalization, managerialization and product diversification, to encourage the growth and expansion of Stevanato Group, through the preparation of business and functional plans. He also supported to lead Stevanato Group in the IPO process for the company’s 2021 listing on the New York Stock Exchange. He currently holds the position of Executive Chairman of the Group.
Bettina Campedelli graduated with honors in Economics and Commerce in 1985, earning the qualification to practice as a Chartered Accountant since the following year. She has been a member of the Register of Auditors since 1995. From 1988 to 1992 she worked as a researcher in Business Economics at the University of Verona and was an Associate Professor in Business Economics first at the University of Bergamo and then at the University of Milan – Bicocca. She was a professor at the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome for the teaching of Cost Analysis and Accounting. Since 2000 she is Full Professor at the University of Verona where she teaches the courses of Planning and Control, Corporate Auditing and Control Systems. She held numerous positions within industrial and financial companies and is currently a director of Aeffe spa, FVS Sgr Spa, ICM S.p.a. and member of the board of statutory auditors of Calpeda spa.
Carlo Malacarne is part of the Board of Director of Atlantia (since April 2019) and a member of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee of the same company. Graduated in Electronic Engineering, he began his career in Snam in the gas transportation technical service as Director of TLC and process systems, he contributed to the reorganization of Eni’s telecommunication systems by managing the transfer of the Snam business unit to the New Telecommunications Company, of which he is appointed Managing Director. Since 1999 he has been the Director of the Italian Network Management and since 2001 he has been appointed General Manager of the Operating Activities of Snam Rete Gas, in view of the listing on the Stock Exchange, President of the Board of Directors of GNL Italia, the General Manager of Snam Rete Gas (2005-2006) and President of the same (2012-2016). In Snam he holds the position of Managing Director (2006 – 2016) and that of Chief Executive Officer (2016-2019). He was a member of the general council of Confindustria and Assolombarda, as well as of numerous technical bodies including the presidential committee of the CIG (Italian Gas Committee) and the steering committee of the Italian Technical Association of Gas (ATIG) and President of Confindustria Energia. He was also Managing Director of Mariconsult and member of the Board of Directors in numerous international companies including Transitgas, Sergaz and Scogat.
Independent Non-executive Board Member in large listed and family-controlled companies (Amplifon, Danieli, Esprinet and Sit – with cumulative revenues 12+ Bn Euro), with 25+ years as Executive, she leverages a deep understanding of global markets and industry trends (both geopolitical and technology-driven). Fulbright Scholar and BCG-er, with double MBA degree, she is now Adjunct Professor at LUISS Business School in “Supply Chain and Technology”, focusing on AI-Science-based transformation in Post-Covid Operations. Her executive career from 1999 to 2018 included pivotal roles like Head of Supply Chain at WorldWide level at the Boston Consulting Group, General Manager at Candy Service and COO at Luxury Living (turnaround), directly managing 500+ people (white and blue collar) and indirectly 2.500 service partners. First Managing Director of Angels4Women, the only group of Business Angels investing solely on women-led innovative start-ups, she actively managed relationships with all investors and partners. Business Angel with more than 10+ active investments (e.g., “Deesup” and “Futurely”), following up through A-type growth phase. She helped shaping the Advisory Board of Trusty, a start-up active in the cocoa and coffee global supply chains, with a as-a-service blockchain-based platform.
Giorgio Martorelli graduated in 2000 with a degree in Business Administration at the University “Luigi Bocconi” in Milan. He began his professional career in 2001 as a Junior Analyst on the Italian stock market at Euromobiliare SIM S.p.A (March 2001 – June 2001) and then at Unicredit Banca Mobiliare S.p.A. From 2002 to 2007 Giorgio Martorelli worked as Investment Manager of equity funds in the Euro area at Ubi Pramerica SGR S.p.A. Since February 2007 he works at Amber Capital Italia SGR S.p.A. where he holds the position of portfolio manager of the Alpha UCITS Amber Equity Fund and buy-side analyst for the funds managed by Amber Capital UK LLP. Previously, Giorgio Martorelli was a member of Board of Director and a member of the Control and Risk Committee of Ascopiave S.p.A. (April 2017 – February 2020) and he held the position of director in the Board of Director and member of the Control and Risk Committee of Save S.p.A. (April 2015 – September 2017). He currently holds the position of Director of Amber Capital Italia SGR S.p.A (since January 2014) and Chief Executive Officer of Amber Capital Italia SGR S.p.A. (since January 2017).