Antonio earned his PhD in Economics and Business Administration from the Bocconi University, Milan. He started his career as an auditor with Price Waterhouse.
Antonio later joined Inmont Corporation as Assistant to the Chairman, first in the UK and then in the USA. He continued his career with Inmont in Italy, initially as Finance Manager and then as Vice General Manager. He later became General Manager of the Ink and Container Coatings Division of BASF.
In 1993 he became CEO of BASF Italia and then Chairman and General Manager; at the same time acting as the Country Manager, coordinating the activities of all the BASF branches in Italy. In 2005, he resigned as Chairman and CEO of BASF Italia but stayed on as a Board Member.
Other positions held include VP of Federchimica and Board Member of the Industry, Craft and Agriculture Chamber of Commerce in Milan. In 2007, Antonio was made President of the Vigilance Committee of the Pharmaceutical Holding Bracco. In 2009, he was made a Member of the Board of “Milan for 2015 Expo” and of Isagro, operating in the Phytopharmaceuticals Sector.
Between 2009 and 2010 Antonio was Senior Advisor to the Executive Search Firm Korn/Ferry. He has been a Director with Stanton Chase International since 2012. His expertise is centered on the Industrial Sector in general but particularly on the Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Banking Sectors.
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