SIT’s Board of Directors identified as Managers with strategic responsibilities the Chief Financial Officer, Paul Fogolin, the Chief Customer Officer, Gianpaolo Anselmi, the Chief Operating Officer, Giulio Prandi and the Chief Product Officer, Tomaso Valdinoci.
Paul Fogolin graduated in Business Administration at the University of Venice Cà Foscari in 1992. He began his career at the consulting firm Finaudit Ernst & Young in 1991, first in Padua and then in the Milan office, becoming partner of Ernst & Young Corporate Finance in 1999. In 2001 he joined the San Paolo IMI Banking Group, working on product development and risk management and financial planning solutions for corporate clients in the corporate segment. Since 2004 he has been responsible for the financial services of FIS – Antex, an independent company operating in administrative and personnel outsourcing services. In 2008 he joined the SIT Group as an assistant to the CFO on financial and corporate reorganization projects. He became Group Finance Director in 2008, also taking on the role of Group Management Control Manager in 2011. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer in October 2015.
Gianpaolo Anselmi graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Padua, immediately joining the quality department of Nuovo Pignone S.p.A. In 1988 he joined SIT Group as Marketing Manager and then joined SIT Controls Pty subsidiary in Melbourne (Australia) in 1990. Returning to Italy in 1992, he was General Manager of the Italian subsidiary SIT Controls S.r.l. to then assume, first, the position of Sales Director of the Group and, subsequently, the General Manager of the associated company LN2 S.r.l. in Montecassiano (MC) from 2007 to 2011. From 2012 he returned to the SIT Group’s headquarters in Padua as Director of Marketing and Sales of the SIT Group and in September 2018 he was appointed Group Chief Customer Officer.
Tomaso Valdinoci has a degree in Management Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin in 1996 and a Master in Business Administration from SDA Bocconi in Milan in 1999. He began his professional career at the strategic consulting firm Bain & Company, becoming Principal
& Associate Partner in 2007 and dealing with Private Equity and M&A in EMEA region for the Automotive and Industrial Goods & Services Practices sectors. In 2012 he joined CNH Industrial, as Senior Director to define the Development Strategy of the Group Divisions in EMEA region for current strategic commercial and industrial partnerships. From November 2018 in SIT with the role of Group Chief Product Officer.
Giulio Prandi, after a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin, joined the Pininfarina production area in 1991. His professional career is built mainly in companies in the Automotive sector in Operations and Quality: in 1994 he moved to Ahlstrom in Turin to take on the role of Plant Manager and in 1996 in Isringhausen Italy in Novara as Industrial Director. Since 2000 he works in Tekfor in Turin as Quality Vice President and in 2003 in Mahle in Turin as Operations Manager to start a Lean Production project. Since 2005 in Dayco, first as European Operations Director and later as Vice President of Operations. From 2015 in Olsa to Rivoli first as General Manager Olsa Poland and later as VP Process Technologies & Quality. From July 2018 in SIT as Chief Operating Officer.