Corporate and Control Bodies
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors, appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting on 05/14/2021 will remain in office until the approval of the financial statements at 12/31/2023.
BoD President & CEO
Born in Rome on 12 November 1952. His career in ICT began in 1970 as an expert in IT systems and software projects, working in research, development and marketing in companies in the IT sector. In 1985 he founded Unidata along with two partners who remain in the company; focusing on microinformatics, networks and system integration. Renato was one of the frontrunners in Italy to deal with the Internet, and in 1994 became one of the first consultants in the ISP sector. He is President of the NaMeX Consortium and Vice President of AIIP, the Association of Italian Internet Providers. He has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 2002.
BoD Vice President
Born in Rome on 11 October 1954. Involved in the ICT sector since 1970 as an expert in information systems and software projects, he became interested in the development of PC operating systems, the creation of software applications and Research and Development for companies in the IT sector. Marcello is one of the founding partners of Unidata. He was Operations Director at Cable & Wireless for two years, and has been Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors since December 2002.
Michela Colli co-founded TWT in 1995, a start-up specialising in integrated services of Telecommunications, Internet and Cloud, in which until 2017 she held the role of Managing Director in charge of strategy, marketing and finance. She’s the founder of other start-ups including Voisoft, a software house dedicated to the creation of platforms for the online sale of voice and Internet services and TWTnet, a service company in the TLC field. From 2019 to 2023, she is CEO of the parent company Berenix. After the sale of the TWT group to Unidata, from February 2023, he again sits on the board of TWT. As an advisor, he works with innovative start-ups. In 1991, he began his career working with the consulting firm Deloitte & Touche as an auditor. In 1993, she joined Studio Tremonti as a tax consultant. Michela Colli graduated in Economics and Business at the Catholic University of Milan, with a thesis pioneering thesis on multimedia communication systems. She is a Chartered Accountant and Auditor.
Born in Ravenna on 7 June 1969. With the company since 1997, Giampaolo has been a Unidata partner since early 2000, and Managing Director since March 2006.
Born in Rome on May 27, 1986, after classical studies he graduated in Economics from the Sapienza University of Rome and then obtained a master’s degree from the LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome. In 2013 he was Administrative Secretary of the Italian Internet Provider Association (AIIP), under the presidency of Renato Brunetti. He has been at Unidata since 2015 as Assistant to the Chairman, Coordinator of Communication Activities and, more recently, as Assistant to Investor Relations. Since 2022 he has been the Risk Manager and Impact Manager of Unidata. He holds an executive master’s degree from the LUISS Business School in Project Management and an executive master’s degree in Content Marketing organized by the Ninja Academy together with the Salesian University of Venice (IUSVE).
An expert in telecommunications with over 30 years’ experience in prominent roles at Telecom Italia. From November 2015 to March 2018, Stefano was Vice President of Telecom Italia’s Wholesale division, reporting directly to the CEO. During this period he was the development manager for fiber optic cabling in Italy, managing more than 1.5 billion euros of annual investment and bringing cable to over 18 million properties. He is currently CEO of the strategy consultancy firms PTS Group (holding) and PTSCLAS Consultancy.
A Marketing and Sales Director with over 25 years’ experience in the fields of fast-moving consumer goods (Unilever), pharmaceuticals (Bristol Myers Squibb) telecommunications (TIM) and railways (Trenitalia). After graduating with honours in Economics and Commerce from La Sapienza University of Rome, she gained valuable experience in marketing with Unilever, where she was responsible for food products and retail policies. After two years in the pharmaceuticals sector (Marketing Director of medical devices at BMS), she spent a prolonged period at TIM, managing all systems of B2C and B2B marketing, CRM and sales policies for both mobile and fixed telephony. Alessandra also gained experience as Head of Sales at Trenitalia, where she handled pricing and revenue management, introduced and developed CRM and guided direct and indirect distribution at both national and international level. She is currently the strategy consultant for large and medium-sized service companies. A lecturer on Marketing at several universities (La Sapienza, Luiss Guido Carli, Roma Tre, Polimi), she was a temporary lecturer in Marketing and Communication at the Management Department of La Sapienza University’s faculty of Economics and Commerce. Alessandra is a voluntary consultant for various non-profit organisations, as well as Marketing Delegate for the Italian Environment Fund, Rome section.
Barbara Ricciardi was born in Rome on September 1, 1965 and graduated in Economics and Business from the University of Rome La Sapienza.
She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 and has been enrolled in the Register of Auditors since 1999.
She carries out her professional activity on her own, assisting clients in corporate and fiscal matters, she is a Permanent and Substitute Auditor in national companies and Legal Auditor of the Order of Architects of Rome. She has been a member of the Assembly of Delegates of the Cassa di Previdenza ed Assistenza dei Dottori Commercialisti since 2016 and until 2024.
She is an associate of Nedcommunity-Associazione italiana amministratori non esecutivi e indipendenti (Italian Association of Non-Executive and Independent Directors) and participated in the third refresher course The Effective Board (TEB) organized by AIDC Sezione Milano and Nedcommunity.
Stefania Argentieri Piuma
Cassation Lawyer, graduated from LUISS – Guido Carli University with 110/110 cum laude, Master’s degree in Corporate Law at the LUISS – Guido Carli School of Management. She has developed a significant experience in commercial law also by performing ongoing legal and corporate consultancy in favour of companies; telecommunications antitrust (follow-on and stand-alone actions); assistance and defence of companies operating in the Telecommunications sector in regulatory proceedings before independent authorities; experience in leading law firms operating in the insurance and banking sectors; responsible for civil litigation in the public and private procurement sectors. He currently manages, at Consap S.p.A, a guarantee fund owned by the Ministry of Enterprise and Made in Italy and also provides legal support directly to the current CEO.
Board of Statutory Auditors
The Board of Statutory Auditors, appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting of 04/14/2023 will remain in office until the approval of the financial statements at 12/31/2052.
Chairman of the Board of Auditors since October 2007
Pierluigi graduated in Economics and Commerce from La Sapienza University in Rome, and is a chartered accountant. Listed in the Register of Statutory Auditors since 1995, he deals with the organization of auditing processes, business, administrative and financial consultancy, and the restructuring and management reorganization of public and private bodies.
Acting Auditor since May 2017
Antonia graduated with honours in Economics from La Sapienza University in Rome, has worked as a chartered accountant since 1996 and has been listed in the Register of Statutory Auditors since 1999. She has held positions as acting auditor and member of the Board of directors in numerous companies since 1998, operating mainly in the energy and energy efficiency sectors.
Acting Auditor since April 2023
Graduated in Business Administration at Liuc University, Luca Damiani, works as a chartered accountant and auditor at the Milan-based firm CT&P, of which he is a partner. In addition to dealing with aspects of taxation and business consulting, he holds top management positions as Chairman of boards of directors, also with executive roles, as director and auditor, in numerous companies operating in the health, financial and telecommunications sectors.
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