Board Of Directors

Board of Directors

Chairman

Alberto Rubegni

Alberto Rubegni was born in Pisa in 1951 and holds a degree in Civil Engineering.

He has been Chairman of ASTM since 18 February 2020, subsequent to holding the position of CEO between 2015 and 2020, achieving significant results, including the industrial and strategic reorganisation process focused on the “One Company” business model, which reached completion with the merger of the subsidiary SIAS into ASTM, the consolidation of the Italian market and the growth on international markets which have made the Group the world’s second largest player in the management of motorway concessions today, entry of the Ardian fund, one of the world’s leading private equity investment companies, into Nuova Argo Finanziaria.

Currently, he also sits on the boards of directors of several of the Group’s subsidiaries and investee companies in the motorway concessions, engineering and technology sectors.

Over the course of his career, he has held various prestigious posts within the infrastructure sector which have seen him at the helm of important companies that lead the way globally in implementing large transport infrastructure projects, hydroelectric works, and civil and industrial construction projects, as well as within the motorway concessions sector.

He has managed some of the biggest infrastructure projects within Italy and internationally at the head of the consortia of companies that have created the Italian high-speed rail system, building the Bologna-Florence and the Turin-Milan lines and internationally at the head of consortia that have completed high-level engineering projects in the hydroelectric, transport, maritime and industrial construction sectors worldwide.

He embarked on his career at the end of the 1970s, developing some electric and hydroelectric projects in the Middle East.

When he returned to Italy, he went to work for Girola, which was one of the biggest construction companies in Italy at the time. Girola then merged with Impregilo, the leading general contractor in Italy and one of the biggest construction groups in the world, where he stayed for over 20 years, holding increasingly important positions over the years within the holding company and the operating companies of the Group, until becoming its General Manager and then Managing Director from July 2007 to July 2012.

From July 2013 until 2015, he was the Chairman of Itinera SpA, an ASTM subsidiary and a leading construction company in Italy.

He is currently the CEO of Nuova Argo Finanziaria, a holding company owned by the Gavio family (60%) and the Ardian (40%) family, which controls the ASTM Group.

Chief Executive Officer

Umberto Tosoni

Umberto Tosoni was born on 4 March 1975 and graduated with a degree in Engineering Management from the Tor Vergata University of Rome, specialising in Transport Planning.

He has been CEO of ASTM since 18 February 2020.

After beginning his professional career in one of the leading multinational companies in the semiconductor production sector, gaining important experience in Italy and abroad, he joined the Gavio Group.

Within the Group he has covered various and prestigious positions over the years, including – in the motorway concessions sector – CEO of SIAS, the Group’s holding company in the sector, and CEO of various licensee companies including Autostrada dei Fiori, SITAF, SATAP A4 Torino-Milano and A21 Torino-Piacenza, Autostrada Torino-Savona, Autostrada Asti-Cuneo, SAV.

Lastly, in the technology and innovation sector, he held the position of CEO of SINELEC, the Group’s Information Technology hub of which he is currently Vice President and of which over the years has maintained a role as coordinator for the strategic direction within the Board.

Franco Moscetti * - Vice-Chairman

Born on 9 October 1951, Franco Moscetti graduated with a degree in Industrial Sciences with a focus on Business and Economics from the Akademie Erisau (Switzerland).

He is the founder and CEO of AXEL Glocal Business, a business consultancy firm for strategy, business and financial consultancy.

He is currently chairman of OVS and vice-chairman of Fideuram Investimenti SGR.

His various roles have included: CEO of Il Sole 24 Ore in 2016-2017, CEO of the Amplifon Group (from 2004 to 2017) and, from 1984 to 2004, CEO of Air Liquide Italia.

He was appointed Knight of Labour by the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano in 2012.

In 2017, he was awarded “Manager of the Year – Publishing Sector” for his achievements as the CEO of the 24 Ore Group.

He has been an independent director of SIAS S.p.A. since November 2018.

Caterina Bima *

Caterina Bima holds a degree in Political Science and Law from the University of Turin and works as a notary, specialising in various areas of civil, commercial, corporate, bankruptcy, fiscal and tax law.

Currently, she is a member of the Supervisory Body of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Torino. She has previously been a board member for Banca Fideuram and Impregilo SpA, as well as a member of the General Council for the Compagnia di San Paolo.

She is the author of numerous publications and has spoken at many conferences on the topic of corporate law.

Giuseppe Gatto *

Giuseppe Gatto holds a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Turin and is a business advisor for companies working in the infrastructure and real estate sectors.

He is the founder of A.G. Energia Srl, a company working in renewable energy generation from solar panels. He started his career at Impresit SpA, a construction company which is part of the FIAT Group, and went on to become its Chief Financial Officer and then General Manager.

In 1983, he was instrumental in bringing about the first merger in Italy between the two biggest construction companies (Cogefar and Impresit), which led to the founding of Impregilo, and he remained the CEO and Deputy Chairman of Impregilo until 2002.

Stefano Mion

Stefano Mion is Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of Ardian Infrastructure US.

While at Ardian, he led a number of transactions both in Europe and in the Americas in wide range of infrastructure sectors (Gas distribution, Renewable energy, Roads, PPP, Airports, etc).

Currently on the board of Ardian US, Windpower Ltd and Maple Canada Solutions.

Previous board experience includes: 2iReteGas, SEA (Chairman of the Remueration Committee), 3New, HISI.

He joined Ardian in 2007. Previously, he worked at Merrill Lynch in the European Leveraged Finance Team in London, UBS Investment Bank in Milan in the Corporate Finance Team and  J.P. Morgan in the TMT team in London.

Education: Luigi Bocconi University of Milan, The Wharton School of Business University of Pennsylvania.

Luca Pecchio

With a degree in civil engineering, he has held numerous positions in the infrastructure sector.

He is currently Chief Executive Officer of HISI Management, a holding company in healthcare and infrastructure, and Chairman of Genesi Uno srl.

He was also Head of Concessions at Techint, Chief Executive Officer of ICOMA, as well as a founding partner and member of the Board of Directors of European Towers SpA.

Andrea Giovanni Francesco Pellegrini *

Born on 10 September 1964, holds a degree in Business Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and he has earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management  of Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT.

His spent his entire career in investment banking, working for Barclays Bank, Lehman Brothers, Merril Lynch and Nomura in New York, London and in Italy.

In Merrill Lynch he was vested with several offices and also acted as Chairman of the Public Sector, EMEA and Head of Investment Banking Italy.

He was Country Manager and Head of Investment Banking for Italy. During his career he was involved on several extraordinary finance transactions for American, European and mostly Italian companies.

He was subsequently senior advisor of Long Term Partners, strategic consultancy company and Italiacamp, active in the field of innovation on social impact.

He is currently senior advisor of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti and founding partner of Thalia Advisors, boutique consultancy firm.

He is also Director and member of the Strategic Committee of SIA S.p.A., director of DeA Capital Alternative Funds SGR, Directors, member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Related Parties Committee of Maire Tecnimont.

He was Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Italian Hospitality Collection, Director and Chairman of the Control, Risks and Sustainability Committee of SIAS S.p.A.

Federica Vasquez

Born in Catania in 1984, Federica Vasquez graduated with honours in Economics and Finance from LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome.

She holds the position of Director of Ardian Infrastructure in Milan from 2021.

Previously, he had worked over 14 years in Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank, in the Italian Investment Banking team in Milan and the Global Industrial & Infrastructure team in London.

During his career, he has worked on numerous extraordinary finance transactions in Italy and Europe, with a strong focus on mergers and acquisitions, and with a specialisation in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

* Indipendent director

Last update: 21/01/2022
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