Ferrari unveils new management team to encounter electrification problem

MILAN (Reuters) – Ferrari unveiled on Monday particulars of management variations aimed at boosting know-how and solution exclusivity as the luxurious athletics auto maker embraces electrification beneath new main govt Benedetto Vigna.

Vigna, a tech business veteran and a former leading government at chip maker STMicroelectronics, took the CEO function at the beginning of September with a activity to drive Ferrari into the new era of cleaner, silent and interconnected mobility.

In one of Vigna’s initial significant moves Ferrari last thirty day period stated it was shaking up its leadership, with three best executives leaving the corporation, like Chief Technologies Officer Michael Leiters.

“The new organizational composition will additional foster innovation, optimise procedures and improve collaboration both equally internally and with associates,” Ferrari said in a assertion.

As portion of the top management overhaul, the corporation appointed Gianmaria Fulgenzi – a Ferrari staffer due to the fact 2002 and recently head of provide chain at its racing division – as main merchandise growth officer.

Ernesto Lasalandra was hired from STMicroelectronics to become Ferrari’s main analysis and improvement officer, while Silvia Gabrielli, who joined Ferrari in 2019 from Microsoft, was appointed main electronic and details officer to increase “the electronic transformation course of action through the business, making certain a lot more information driven and digitally centered processes.”

(Reporting by Giulio Piovaccari Enhancing by Tomasz Janowski)