SIA-SSB Appoints Massimo Arrighetti as CEO
SIA-SSB has appointed Massimo Arrighetti as chief executive officer (CEO), replacing Renzo Vanetti who retires after close to 25 years with the company. SIA-SSB has also appointed a new board of directors for the three-year period 2010-2012 and confirmed Carlo Tresoldi as chairman.
Arrighetti graduated in Business Management at Bocconi University in Milan. He began his professional career at IBM in 1981. He then joined McKinsey & Company in 1986 as a consultant and left in 1998, after becoming senior partner, to go to Poste Italiane as director of the Banco Posta division. In the same period, he was appointed CEO of Poste Vita, as well as a board member of Postecom, Eurogiro and Banco Posta Fondi SGR.
In 2002, he joined Banca Intesa as director of the network division. Among the many projects he carried out, Arrighetti oversaw the integration of the Cariplo, Comit and Ambroveneto networks, thus giving rise to the new single brand Banca Intesa, as well as creating Intesa Vita and Intesa Private Banking.
In addition to Tresoldi and Arrighetti, the new board of directors includes Bruno Accornero, Paolo Cederle, Pier Luigi Curcuruto, Fabio Giardina, Paolo Grandi, Nazzareno Gregori, Fabrizio Grossi Gondi, Piero Luongo, Lodovico Mazzolin, Francesca Nieddu, Diego Piovan, Giovanni Pirovano and Umberto Quilici.