ITALY: Epta chairman and CEO Marco Nocivelli has had his role as president of Italy’s Federation of Associations of Mechanical and Engineering, ANIMA, extended until 2025.
Nocivelli has been president of the federation since 2019 but his influence was hampered by the pandemic lockdowns. His presidency will be assumed in March 2023, at the expiry of the current one, and will last two years.
Vice-presidents Pietro Almici , with responsibility for economic relations, Bruno Fierro for internationalisation, Alberto Montanini for industrial policies and Roberto Saccone with responsibility for external relations, have also been reconfirmed.
“The last few years have presented us with great challenges and even today, under the weight of a war in Europe, an energy crisis, inexorable price increases and inflation, we are experiencing a period of great uncertainty,” Nocivelli said. “Italian mechanics resist with tenacity, also thanks to the pull of exports, but margins are eroding and many companies even risk closure. It is in moments like this that the role of associations and representatives becomes even more precious , to meet the needs of companies and be the voice of an entire sector in the dialogue with institutions and political forces.”
Marco Nocivelli began his career in Accenture, joining the family business in 2000 as managing director of Epta brand Costan.
Established in 1914, ANIMA has 60 associations and product groups within its membership, representing more than 1000 companies.