Fagioli appoints new global CEO



The board of directors of Italy’s Fagioli S.p.A. has appointed Fernando Bertoni as new global CEO of the group.

Bertoni, pictured, is tasked with accelerating growth in the company’s key markets, leveraging Fagioli’s technical capabilities. Rocco Sabelli, chairman of the board of directors, said: “As we continue to invest and support the growth of the company, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Fernando Bertoni as our new, global CEO for the Fagioli Group. Fernando brings over 30 years of global operating experience and a unique track-record, which will be critical to lead the company to the next stage of growth and excellence.”

With a strong international background in the engineering and energy industries, Bertoni joins Fagioli having served as chairman and CEO of UTIL Group, a global supplier of solutions for automotive and other industrial segments, after a tenure in the same role at the helm of the COROB Group, a global technology leader providing tinting solutions across diverse industries.

Previously, Bertoni worked for more than 18 years in the General Electric Group in Italy, Europe and Brazil, developing diversified skills in roles of increasing responsibility until he became CEO of GE Environmental Control Solutions.

Bertoni said: “I am extremely excited about this unique opportunity, and thankful to QuattroR and the Fagioli family for their trust and support. We will work together as one solid team to continue to provide first class technical support and solving our customers’ most challenging logistic issues around the world.”