President of the Board of Statutory Auditors | Assicurazioni Generali

Carolyn Dittmeier graduated from the Wharton School of Business and Economics of the University of Pennsylvania.

She is Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Au ditor and Certified Risk Management Assurance professional.
She is President of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Assicurazioni Generali SpA (Italy); Chair of the Audit Committee and Independent Board Director of Alpha Bank A.E. (Greece) and of Illycaffè SpA (Italy); member of the Audit Committee of Ferrero International SA (Luxembourg) and of Moncler SpA (Italy).

Her previous Board and/or Audit Committee roles include Autogrill SpA, Italmobiliare Spa and FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization-United Nations). Chief Internal Audit Executive at Poste Italiane SpA from 2002 to 2014; Associate Partner in charge of  Corporate Governance Services at KPMG Italy from 1999-2002; Head of Financial reporting and later Chief Audit Executive for the Montedison Group from 1987-1999; Auditor and Audit manager in the accounting firm Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG) from 1978-1987. From 2004 to 2014, Vice Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA); Chairman of the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing, Chairman of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Italy.

She is author of “Risk Governance” and “Internal Audit, Key to Corporate Governance”, Egea.