Born in Viterbo in 1968, he took a GCSE in humanities at Liceo “F.A. Gualterio “in Orvieto in 1987. His professional career started in Autogrill in 1991, where he trained at Corso Allievi and then one year later was appointed Manager in Novara; his professional development went on, until he became Marketing Manager for Autobar in 1999.
In 2000, he was Business Strategy consultant for Sapient S.p.A. and then in 2001 Research, Development and Logistic Manager for the Banca Primavera project by Banca Intesa, where he was in charge of finding new locations, contracts and developing new branches.
In March 2002, he went back to Autogrill as Town Channel Director, in charge of operational planning, management control, channel marketing and human resources for his BU.
From 2005 to 2008, he was hired by Unieuro S.p.A. as Sales and Operation Director, in charge of sales, marketing, ecommerce, and the opening and development of new stores.
From 2008 to 2011, he was General Manager at Limoni S.p.A., acting as a coordinator for purchases, marketing, sales, ecommerce and stock management.
From July 2011 to August 2018, he was Chief Executive Officer for Pittarosso S.p.A., turning the family-run company into a structured private equity company, quadrupling its sales and starting its internationalisation in 4 European countries. The highlight of his management was the sale of the company from 21 Investimenti to Lion Capital, in 2015.
In November 2018, he was back in Autogrill as CEO Europe.