The board represents not only the executive committee but also dictates the image of the company.
Boards of Directors (cda)
Founder and majority shareholder of Wiit Group. At the beginning of the 2000s has given shape to an idea of creating an all-Italian high level player in the outsourcing business and founded Wiit S.p.A, guiding its growth until today. Chief Executive Officer. A strategic mind with an inexhaustible source of energy and inspiration for the whole Wiit team.
Senior Manager with over 25 years’ experience in the luxury sector, he adopts an approach designed to achieve results by creating and developing global, multichannel brands. His success in the industry culminated in his appointment as CEO of the Sergio Rossi Group in April 2016. With audacity and positivity he guided the brand through its recovery and development plan, committing himself tirelessly to the reconstruction of a powerful brand identity, and drawing inspiration from craftsmanship and the factory to lay the roots of recovery. Since 2020 he has been Chairman of CERCAL, the International Footwear School, and Board Member of the Altagamma Foundation, which brings together over 100 Italian businesses operating in the high industrial culture and creative sectors. Since 2019 he has been Advisory Board Member of the Fashion Technology Accelerator, and since 2017 Advisory Council Member of the NYU Stern School of Business.
He has been a member of WIIT’s Board of Directors since 2018 and sits on its relative committees.
He embraces change with a passion for innovation and excellence that combines vision, a creative mindset, and an entrepreneurial approach. Think heritage Play digital.
GROUP CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Graduated with honours in management engineering from the University of Padua he has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley. Igor Bailo began his career in 1998 at McKinsey & Company, gaining extensive experience in business integration and performance improvement across a range of sectors. After entering the finance sector, between 2006 to 2017 he undertook increasingly more senior IT and operations roles at a number of domestic and European banks. In 2017 he joined the CSE Group, a leading Italian IT outsourcer, as General Manager of CSE Consulting, a key role in the management of Group client “digital transformation and business evolution” initiatives.
CHIEF SALES AND MARKETING OFFICER
Has dedicated his entire sales career to developing new geographic areas, new markets and new distribution channels for ICT products and services. Thanks to a long experience as Sales Manager, he could acquire a strong know-how in management of facilities and commercial resources. He worked for many years in Oracle, where he could optain a great success in selling Applications and assume the direct responsibility of Business Development Goals and objectives. Since 2009 he held the position of Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.
CHIEF MERGER & ACQUISITION
Francesco Baroncelli: born in Florence on 1 February 1971, he is a manager and entrepreneur with almost 20 years of experience in the IT and telecommunications world; has been involved in the development or restructuring of medium-sized Italian companies and in the development of start-ups. With a degree course in Economics and Business from the University of Florence to an MBA at SDA Bocconi, passing through a continuous training program that saw, among other relevant steps, the Luiss Management School and compulsory training for Dottori Commercialisti, today Francesco is CEO of the Adelante Group, which he founded in 2011 and sold to WIIT SpA in July 2018. He currently holds the role of Chief Merger & Acquisition in the Company.
At the age of 32 she co-founded Net Consulting, after experience at Nomos Ricerca and then four years at Gartner. Today she is majority shareholder and Chief Executive Officer at Netconsulting Cube, and Chair and Chief Executive Officer at Sirmi, a company acquired in 2015. Her work supports user companies, investment funds and suppliers in understanding digital market trends, assessing areas for improvement, identifying opportunities to innovate processes, and using technology to create new products and services. She is Independent Director at Piteco, and was Vice-Chair of ACSM-AGAM, a member of the Ca’ Foscari DEL. Since 2017 she has been named among StartUp Magazine’s 150 women of innovation – Unstoppable Woman.
Stefano Dario is an entrepreneur with over thirty years of experience in the world of IT.
A proponent of the “learning by doing” approach, he began his career with Olivetti in Padua. His journey as an entrepreneur began in 1992, when he became founding partner of Matika S.p.A., which joined the WIIT Group in 2019. At the heart of Stefano’s ethos and modus operandi are the values of practicality, integrity and trust, values which have allowed him to create strong, long-lasting relationships in the sector.
With proven experience in the fields of infrastructure and cyber security, Stefano has honed his creative skills and his abilities in management and business finance through a combination of on-the-job learning and a Master’s degree in Extraordinary Finance from the CUOA Foundation in Altavilla Vicentina (Vicenza).
Emanuela Basso Petrino graduated in 1998 with a degree in Law from Milan State University, where she specialised in Commercial Law. She practiced as part of the legal team at Clifford Chance and later Latham & Watkins, acquiring significant expertise in the fields of international M&A and restructuring, real estate, corporate finance and debt restructuring.
Since 2013 she has worked in managing and developing the NGO Theodora Foundation, becoming its Executive Director in 2019. In the same year, she became Independent Director of Tesmec S.p.A.
At WIIT S.p.A. she is Chair of the Remuneration and Appointments Committee.
Nathalie Brazzelli: born in Busto Arsizio. He graduated in Business Economics and Legislation at the Luigi Bocconi University of Milan. From 2005 it is registered with the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Milan