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Comboni Giovanni



General Information


Born in Crema (CR) on 26 January 1957




Professional work

Since 2017 he has been a Director of the multi-utility A2A S.p.A. and a Member of the Control and Risk Committee.  
From 2014 to 2017 he was Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the multi-utility A2A S.p.A., a Member of the Executive Committee, Chairman and then Member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and a Member of the Internal Audit.
From 2009 he was a Board Member of Ori Martin S.p.A., Brescia, (steel industry, a leading company in the special steel sector), from 2010 to 2013 he was Vice Chairman and Managing Director, from 2013 to 2016 he was Managing Director, and he is currently a Board Member and Member of the Executive Committee.
In 2006 he was a founding partner of Partners S.p.A., a management consulting firm based in Milan, owned by Impresa Sviluppo S.r.l., (founded in 1991 with several professors from SDA Bocconi), where he worked until 2011.
From 1999 to 2005 he was Chairman of Selene S.p.A. (ASM Brescia Group, now A2A Smart City), a company operating in the ICT sector.
From 1996 to 2014 he was a Board Member of various industrial and service companies.
From 1984 to 1986 he was Managing Director of Flos GmbH, a lighting company.

Institutional work

Since 2011 he has been Vice Chairman of the Board of the Alta Mane Italia Foundation in Rome, which oversees projects to support disadvantaged children.
Since 2001 he has been on the board of numerous non-profit associations.
From 1996 to 1998 he was Vice Chairman and then Chairman of Brescia Mostre Grandi Eventi, a public association for the cultural promotion of Brescia.
From 1994 to 1998 he was Councillor and Deputy Mayor (1996-98) of the Municipality of Brescia. He worked in particular on the transformation of municipal companies into S.p.A. corporations (Centrale del Latte and ASM, now A2A).

Academic and educational work

From 2004 to 2012 he was Professor of Strategic Marketing on the Master in Marketing Management organized by the University of Parma and Il Sole 24 Ore.
From 1991 to 2014 he was an Adjunct Professor of Business Economics at the Bocconi University in Milan, mainly teaching on the Master in Legal Sciences programme.
From 1988 to 2003 he was a lecturer in Business Strategy and Policy at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan.
He has also taught at the IULM University in Milan, SUPSI in Lugano (Ticino) and the Consortium at the Polytechnic University of Milan.


After finishing high school, he enrolled at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Milan, from which he graduated in 1981.  
In 1987 he obtained an International Master of Business Administration (MBA) at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan.


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