Italy Chief Executive Officer Caab SpA Adjunct Faculty
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Alessandro is CEO of CAAB S.p.A. a large commercial and food logistic center in Bologna, owner of a large photovoltaic plant and main shareholders of Theme Park Fico EatalyWorld. Is also independent Board member of different private and public companies in variegated industrial sectors and General Secretary of Fico Foundation.
At Bologna Business School is Professor of Industrial Design and Branding – MBA Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods Industrial Design – Master in Business Administration Made in Italy and Co-scientific Director of Executive master in Entrepreneurship.
In the past has covered different executive roles as CEO of Alessi Group, CEO of Haworth Italy and CFO/COO of Castelli Furniture Group.
Alessandro hold a Degree with Honours in Economics from Bologna University, an MBA Degree, Executive education at Harvard Business School and other international institutions, has a legal qualification of Chartered Accountant and Legal Auditor.


The goal of this course is to introduce students to the Italian design world. Particular attention will be paid to its origins, main characteristics, and inclinations. The course will elaborate on various themes that are typical of different areas of design implementation. The course will be divided into three parts: Italian Design Identity, Testimonies, and Examples & Methods.

Design, Fashion and Luxury Goods

The objective of the course is to provide an overview of Italian design focusing on its origins, characteristics and tendencies. The course will develop with an in depth study of specific themes related to the various focus area. To this end, the program will be divided into three principle sections: the identity of Italian design; testimonials; examples and methods.

Gestione d’Impresa – Made in Italy