Degree in economics, Bocconi University, Milano, Italy, 1972.
Finance director, member board directors, Eurocarbo Spa, Corropoli, Italy, 1974-1983;
general manager, member board directors, Eurocarbo Spa, Corropoli, Italy, 1983-1987;
executive vice president, Merloni Electrodomestics, Fabriano, Italy, since 1988. Member of the board of directors Nidir SRL, Italy, since 1982. Chairman, Board Of Directors Pekel, Istanbul, Turkey, since 1994.
Lecturer numerous university and conferences.
Married Giovanna Contento Nicolai, March 28, 1946. Children: Stefano, Marco.