The managers of the De’ Longhi Group combine vision, leadership, and extensive industry experience.

Giuseppe De Longhi
Giuseppe de' Longhi
President and Executive Director

Chairman and Executive Director, in office at the date the Company was listed, and more specifically since 18 April 2001.
Was born in Treviso, Italy on 24 April 1939.

After graduating in Economics from the Venice Ca' Foscari University, he developed the Company until it became the parent company of a multinational Group.

He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of De’ Longhi S.p.A. and of other companies in the De’ Longhi Group.

Fabio de' Longhi
Fabio de' Longhi
Vicepresident and CEO

Vice-Chairman and CEO, member of the Board of Directors since the Company was listed and, more specifically, since 18 April 2001.
Was born in Treviso, Italy on 24 September 1967.

After graduating in Business Economics from the Bocconi University in Milan, he has held several positions in the Company's Sales and Marketing Department, in Italy and abroad.

He currently holds the position of Vice-Chairman and CEO of De’ Longhi S.p.A. and other executive positions in various Group companies.

Silvia de' Longhi
Silvia de’ Longhi
Chief Corporate Services Officer

Silvia de’ Longhi has been the Group's Chief Corporate Services Officer since 2016. She is in charge of Legal and Corporate Affairs, Human Resources and Organisation, Quality Assurance and Information Technologies. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of De' Longhi S.p.A. and holds other positions in different group companies. Formerly Executive Director, she has been in office since July 2007.

She has held positions in Marketing and Communication for the Kenwood brand and in the organisation of the Human Resources Department for the De’ Longhi Group.

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Silvia de' Longhi
Silvia de’ Longhi
Chief Corporate Services Officer

Silvia de’ Longhi has been the Group's Chief Corporate Services Officer since 2016. She is in charge of Legal and Corporate Affairs, Human Resources and Organisation, Quality Assurance and Information Technologies. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of De' Longhi S.p.A. and holds other positions in different group companies. Formerly Executive Director, she has been in office since July 2007.

She has held positions in Marketing and Communication for the Kenwood brand and in the organisation of the Human Resources Department for the De’ Longhi Group.

Born in September 1984 in Trieste, she graduated in Political Science at the University of Trieste.

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Paul Accornero
Paul Accornero
Chief Commercial Officer

Paul Accornero has been Chief Commercial Officer of the De’ Longhi Group since 2018 and CEO of De' Longhi Kenwood APA Ltd. (based in Hong Kong).

Born in Australia in 1969, he joined the De’ Longhi Group in 2008 holding various positions, such as regional Commercial Director for the America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East areas, in charge of the globalisation, growth and expansion of the De’ Longhi Group's brands and operations. 

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Paul Accornero
Paul Accornero
Chief Commercial Officer

Paul Accornero has been Chief Commercial Officer of the De’ Longhi Group since 2018 and CEO of De' Longhi Kenwood APA Ltd. (based in Hong Kong).

Born in Australia in 1969, he joined the De’ Longhi Group in 2008 holding various positions, such as regional Commercial Director for the America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East areas, in charge of the globalisation, growth and expansion of the De’ Longhi Group's brands and operations. He graduated in Business Administration at the University of Queensland, Australia, and completed his studies in business at Harvard Business School.

After starting his career at Ernst & Young's Audit and Corporate Recovery & Insolvency divisions, he spent most of his career holding various commercial and marketing positions in leading companies engaging in the FMCG (Fast‐Moving Consumer Goods) and luxury goods market.

He sits on the Board of Directors of various Group Companies around the world, and is a former chairman and CEO of companies based in the United States, Japan and Singapore, he held major sales and marketing positions within the L'Oréal Group for over a decade in Australia, China and the Asia-Pacific region. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (FIoD) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (FCIM) in the United Kingdom and a Knight of OESSH (KHS) authorised by the Italian Republic.

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Stefano Biella
Stefano Biella
Chief Financial Officer

Stefano Biella has been Chief Financial Officer since 2016. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several Italian and foreign group and non-group companies. Born in Verona in July 1963, he joined the De’ Longhi Group in 1999 holding positions of responsibility in the administrative and financial area.

He played an active role in the internationalisation process, in handling extraordinary merger and acquisition operations and in the Company’s listing on the Milan Stock Exchange.

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Stefano Biella
Stefano Biella
Chief Financial Officer

Stefano Biella has been Chief Financial Officer since 2016. He also sits on the Board of Directors of several Italian and foreign group and non-group companies. Born in Verona in July 1963, he joined the De’ Longhi Group in 1999 holding positions of responsibility in the administrative and financial area.

He played an active role in the internationalisation process, in handling extraordinary merger and acquisition operations and in the Company’s listing on the Milan Stock Exchange.

After graduating in Economics and Commerce, he worked in a number of areas, including assurance, auditing and extraordinary transactions for industrial and financial groups at Coopers&Lybrand (currently PwC). He is a statutory auditor.

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Fabrizio Campanella
Fabrizio Campanella
Chief Marketing Officer

Fabrizio Campanella has been Chief Marketing Officer of the De’ Longhi Group since 2018 and is Managing Director of Braun Household.

Born in Bari in May 1971, he joined the Company in 2012, following the acquisition of Braun Household, as Managing Director of the German company and in 2016, before being promoted to CMO, he was appointed Group Product Marketing Director. After graduating in Economics, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Milan Polytechnic.

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Fabrizio Campanella
Fabrizio Campanella
Chief Marketing Officer

Fabrizio Campanella has been Chief Marketing Officer of the De’ Longhi Group since 2018 and is Managing Director of Braun Household.

Born in Bari in May 1971, he joined the Company in 2012, following the acquisition of Braun Household, as Managing Director of the German company and in 2016, before being promoted to CMO, he was appointed Group Product Marketing Director. After graduating in Economics, he obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Milan Polytechnic.

He worked at Bain & Company for fourteen years, until he became an Associate Partner. His major customers include: Beiersdorf, British American Tobacco, Ericsson, Ferrarelle, Iveco, Lottomatica, Pirelli Tyre, Poste Italiane, RAI, SAB Miller‐Peroni, Sorin, Telecom Italia, Unicredit, various Private Equity funds and the De' Longhi Group itself.

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Marco Cenci
Marco Cenci
Chief Strategy & Control Officer

He has been Chief Strategy & Control Officer since 2016.

Born in the province of Ancona in 1963, he joined the De’ Longhi Group in 2007, where he initially held the position of Group Controller Director. After spending three years in the Italian Army as an officer and obtaining a Master’s Degree in Business Management at the Milan MIP Polytechnic, in 1988 he joined Merloni, where he held different positions in the Administration, Finance and Control functions and then dealt with the integration of Indesit, after the company had been acquired in the 1990s.

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Marco Cenci
Marco Cenci
Chief Strategy & Control Officer

He has been Chief Strategy & Control Officer since 2016.

Born in the province of Ancona in 1963, he joined the De’ Longhi Group in 2007, where he initially held the position of Group Controller Director. After spending three years in the Italian Army as an officer and obtaining a Master’s Degree in Business Management at the Milan MIP Polytechnic, in 1988 he joined Merloni, where he held different positions in the Administration, Finance and Control functions and then dealt with the integration of Indesit, after the company had been acquired in the 1990s.

He also held similar positions in Spain, Portugal and France, where he managed the acquisition of Scholtes S.a. In 1999, he became CFO and Managing Director of the Swiss branch, which was responsible for the Group's non‐European exports. In 2003, he served as Group Service Sourcing Director.

During his career in the Indesit Group, he sat on the boards of several associated companies. In 2018, he attended the 25th General Management Program at the Harvard Business School. Married with two children, he lives between Veneto and Marche.

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Nicola Serafin
Nicola Serafin
Chief Operating and Technology Officer

Nicola Serafin has been Chief Operating and Technology Officer since 2016.

Born in the province of Venice in April 1970, he began his career in De’ Longhi in the second half of the 1990s as a process engineer. In the following decade, he participated in the Group's industrial internationalisation process with growing responsibilities in Europe and Asia.

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Nicola Serafin
Nicola Serafin
Chief Operating and Technology Officer

Nicola Serafin has been Chief Operating and Technology Officer since 2016.

Born in the province of Venice in April 1970, he began his career in De’ Longhi in the second half of the 1990s as a process engineer. In the following decade, he participated in the Group's industrial internationalisation process with growing responsibilities in Europe and Asia.

He is responsible for both the technology transfer and development of industrial sites in Italy, China, Russia and Romania. Since 2012, he has also been involved in Research & Development endeavours, in charge of the competence centres for innovation and product development in Italy, Germany, UK, Hong Kong and China.

He sits on the Boards of Directors of various Group companies both in Europe and Asia, and also represents the company as a director within the subsidiaries Eversys S.A., DL‐TCL HOLDINGS (HK) LTD. and NPE S.r.l. After graduating with honours in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Padua, his gained his first work experiences in the mechanical industry at Danieli S.p.a. and in the textile industry with the Benetton Group.

He also holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration obtained at the London Business School.

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