The second Innovation Talk of the Spring Edition 2019 will host Patrizia Grieco, Chairmant of ENEL. Shapers & Leaders: Companies in the era of energy transition is the title of the speech during which she will discuss with the BBS Community the challenges posed by the energy transition towards a low-carbon dioxide economy. The event is organized in collaboration with Philip Morris Italia.
Since 2014, Maria Patrizia Grieco is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enel, one of the leading global integrated operators in the electricity and gas sectors. Operating in 35 countries on 5 continents, ENEL produces and distributes energy over a network of approximately 2.2 million km, reaching almost 73 million end users worldwide. The work of the Group, made up of approximately 69,000 people, is based on the company’s core values such as responsibility, innovation, trust and proactivity.
After graduating in Law at the University of Milan, she started her career in 1977 at Italtel, where in 1994 she became Chief of the Legal and General Affairs directorate. In 1999, she was appointed General Manager to re-organize and reposition the company, and in 2002 she became Chief Executive Officer.
Subsequently, she held the positions of Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Informatica, Partner of Value Partners and Chief Executive Officer of the Group Value Team (today NTT Data).
From 2008 to 2013, she was Chief Executive Officer of Olivetti, where she also held the role of Chairman from 2011.
She has been a director of Fiat Industrial and CIR and she is currently on the boards of Anima Holding, Ferrari and Amplifon.
Mrs. Grieco is also a member of the steering committee of Assonime and of the board of directors of Bocconi University.
Maria Patrizia Grieco was appointed Chairman of the Italian Corporate Governance Committee in 2017. The purpose of the Committee is the promotion of good corporate governance practices of Italian listed companies.