Paolo Scaroni has been Chief Executive Officer of Eni, one of the world’s leading energy companies, since June 2005. After graduating in Economics & Commerce in 1969 from the Bocconi University, Milan, he worked for three years at Chevron, before obtaining an MBA from Columbia Business School and continuing his career at McKinsey.

In 1973, Mr. Scaroni joined the Saint Gobain Group, where he held a number of managerial posts in Italy and abroad, until his appointment as head of the Glass Division in Paris in 1984. From 1985 to 1996 he was Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Techint and oversaw the privatizations of the SIV, Italimpianti and Dalmine subsidiaries. In 1996, he moved to the UK and was Chief Executive Officer of Pilkington until May 2002. From May 2002 to May 2005 he was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Enel.

Paolo Scaroni is currently a Director of Assicurazioni Generali, LSEG plc (London Stock Exchange Group), Veolia Environnement (Paris), the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School, and a Director of the Fondazione Teatro alla Scala. From 2005 to July 2006 he was Chairman of Alliance Unichem (UK). In November 2007 he was decorated as an Officer of the French Légion d’honneur.



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