Sergio Marchionne is Chief Executive Officer of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Chairman of Ferrari S.p.A. He is also Chairman and CEO of Chrysler Group LLC and Chairman of CNH Industrial N.V.
Born in Chieti (Italy) in 1952, he has dual Canadian and Italian citizenship. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Philosophy from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University in Toronto, as well as a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor (Canada). Mr. Marchionne is a barrister, solicitor and chartered accountant.Read more
He began his professional career in Canada. From 1983 to 1985, he worked for Deloitte & Touche. From 1985 to 1988, at the Lawson Mardon Group of Toronto. From 1989 to 1990, he served as Executive Vice President of Glenex Industries. From 1990 to 1992, he was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Acklands Ltd. From 1992 to 1994, also in Toronto, he held the position of Vice President of Legal and Corporate Development and CFO of the Lawson Group. From 1994 to 2000, he covered various positions of increasing responsibility at Algroup, headquartered in Zurich (Switzerland), until becoming its CEO. He then went on to head the Lonza Group Ltd first as CEO (2000-2001) and then as Chairman (2002).
In February 2002, he became CEO of the SGS Group of Geneva. In March 2006, he was appointed Chairman of the company, a position which he continues to hold. He was non-executive Vice Chairman and Senior Independent Director of UBS from 2008 until April 2010.
Mr. Marchionne became a member of the Fiat S.p.A. Board of Directors in May 2003, and Chief Executive Officer on 1 June 2004. He was appointed CEO of Chrysler Group LLC in June 2009 and Chairman in September 2011. On 13 October 2014, he became CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and Chairman of Ferrari S.p.A.
In May 2010, he joined the board of directors of Exor S.p.A. As of September 2013, he is also Chairman of CNH Industrial N.V., the company resulting from the mergers of Fiat Industrial S.p.A. and CNH Global N.V.
He is a member of the Board of Philip Morris International Inc. and of the Board of the Peterson Institute for International Economics as well as Chairman of the Council for the United States and Italy.
Mr. Marchionne is recipient of: a degree ad honorem in Industrial Engineering and Management from Polytechnic University in Turin (Italy) and in Economics from the University of Cassino (Italy), a Masters honoris causa in Business Administration from the CUOA Foundation (Italy), an honorary Doctor of Laws from the University of Windsor (Canada) and Walsh College in Troy (Michigan), an honorary Doctor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo (Ohio), in Science from the Oakland University in Rochester (Michigan) and in Humane Letters from the Indiana University Kokomo (Indiana).
Mr. Marchionne also holds the honour of Cavaliere del Lavoro.
Born in Castelvetro in Modena on 22 May 1945, Piero Ferrari is the son of the company’s founder Enzo, and has been with Ferrari from a young age.
Piero has held senior positions in both the Racing and Industrial divisions of the company. In February 2005, he received an honorary degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Modena.
Piero also runs his own engineering business, and is Chairman of Piaggio Aero Industries.