Who we are

Contract Manager Senior Team

The Senior Team brings together a group of managers who all share a common vision of how temporary management should be conducted, the Contract Manager approach. The team is made up of managers who have already worked with us, or who have been selected to work with us. They are professionals with experience of a wide range of company roles: General Management, Marketing and Sales, Administration, Finance and Control, Human Resources, Operations and Information Technology. A network of qualified senior executives with shared values.

Fabrizio Albino Russo

Management degree from University of Turin. Business Administration degree from University of Turin-School of Business Administration. Logistic and Purchasing manager of Ferrero Ingegneria S.p.A. for five years and then Facility Manager and Purchasing Manager for one year. Logistic and Purchasing Manager of Termoindustriale Group for one year; Logistic and Purchasing Manager in Stola Group for four years; EMEA Commodity Manager in UTC Group for one year; Logistic and Purchasing Manager in ATR s.r.l., Logistic and Purchasing Manager in Model Master S.p.A. Then he becomes Corporate Sr. Director Strategic Sourcing in Circor Group for seven years. He works as consultant and interim manager in area Purchasing and Supply Chain. He is certified APICS-CPIM, CIPS-MCIPS and he is also Chairman R&D Committee of ADACI.

Nicola Baranello

Mechanical Engineering degree from Politecnico of Neaples. For 25 years in Fiat Group. At first he’s been in charge of dynamic tests and biomechanics for four years, then he’s worked in the various companies of the group for 21 years. Head of Logistics at Fiat Auto Termoli, then Head of Production Services. IVECO Plant, Production and Business Unit Manager for nine years. CEO in a union of mechanical companies that work as Fiat suppliers. General Manager of ITIERRE Group. For the last 15 years he has worked as interim General Manager in the following sectors: mechanical constructions, components for motorbikes, automotive, logistics, food industry.

Fabrizio Benassi

Political Sciences degree from University of Milan. Assistant to HR Director in Whirlpool S.p.A. Italia for one year. Account in Conquest Europe s.r.l. for two years. Advertising & Communication Supervisor in Replastic (CoRePla) for one year. Organizational Development & Communication Manager and European Resources Development & Training Manager in Whirlpool Europe S.p.A for five years. HR Training, Development & Communication Manager for Warner Lambert Group for one year, HR Director in Pfizer Italia S.p.A. for two years. HR Director in Cadbury Schweppes Plc. for three years. He currently works as consultant and interim manager in area Human Resources.

Paolo Bottura

Philosophy- Mathematical Logic degree from University of Milan. Sales Director in Cisco Systems for four years. CEO of Tinweb for two years and CEO of Oikonet for two further years. Vice President-Medium Large Customer of Siemens Enterprise Communication S.p.A. for three years. Global Strategic Alliance Director of Cisco Systems for one year. CEO of Sole 24 Ore Software Holding and Esa Software S.p.A. for one year. Country Manager of Cordys for three years. Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Clouditalia Communications S.p.A.for two years. President of CloudEVO for two years. Executive Vice President of ITWAY for one year. Co-founder, President and CEO of Ekogrid Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA) and Ekogrid Srl. Member of the Supervisory Board of swyMe Holding B.V. (Netherland) for three years. Founder and President of Smeconsu Sagl (Lugano CH) since 2020.

Guido Bucchi

Business Studies degree from University of Genoa. Consultant in AT Kearney S.p.A. for five years. Transportation and Fleet Manager in Coca-Cola HBC for five years. Logistic Manager Italy-Europe of BASF Vernici Inchiostri S.p.A. for three years and Corporate Supply Chain Manager- Supply Chain Manager Italy, Germany, China, Japan in Bracco S.p.A. for two years. Interim Supply Chain Manager in Farchemia s.r.l. for one year and then Corporate Supply Chain Director of Sicad S.p.A. for eleven years. He currently works as a consultant and interim manager in area Supply Chain.

Livia Cocconcelli

Literature degree from University of Milan. Psychology degree from University La Sapienza, Rome. Junior Recruiter in Kenneth & Ferguson s.r.l. for one year. In Saipem S.p.A. she’s at first Recruiting and Training Specialist for five years, then Training Manager for four years. Recruiting and Development Manager for Hilti Italia S.p.A. for two years. Recruiting, Communication and Training Manager in VDC Technologies S.p.A. for five years. HR Manager Europe in Sherwin Williams Automotive Europe S.p.A. for four years. Temporary HR Manager in Convert Italia S.p.A. for one years and HR Director of OM Group for three years. She works as consultant and interim manager in area Human Resources, with special focus on recruiting, training and career plans.

Antonio Conta

Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Genoa. Project Engineer of Fincantieri S.p.A. for seven years, then Chief Project Engineer of Techint S.p.A. for six years. Project Manager of Pomini S.p.A. for ten years and Senior Project Manager of VAI Pomini S.p.A. for five years. After that, he is Project Director in Siemens VAI Metal Technologies s.r.l. – Primetals Technologies for nine years. He currently works as consultant and interim manager in area Project Management..

Sergio Cordone

Business Economics degree from University L. Bocconi of Milan. Business Analyst of NCR for two years. FP&A Manager in Sun Microstystems for five years. For seventeen years he’s worked in Cisco Systems, with the roles of Administration Manager Italy for five years, Regional Senior Controller Europe for five years, Director Business Operation -New Markets for three years and last Chief Financial Officer Middle Europe for four years. He currently works as consultant and interim manager in area Administration, Finance and Control.

Francesco Crotti

Business Economics degree. Project Manager of Prosvi s.r.l. for four years. Product Manager of Fujifilm Italia S.p.A. for two years. Marketing Manager of Sharp Electronics Italia S.p.A. for three years. Sales and Marketing Manager and Area Sales Manager Italy of Macchingraf S.p.A. (Buhrmann Group) for three years. Marketing Manager Italy and Xerox Global Services Director of Xerox S.p.A. for three years. Digital Print Division Director of Macchingraf S.p.A. for two years, Italy and Iberia Business Director of Kodak Italia S.p.A. (Eastman Kodak Company) for two years. He’s worked in HP Italy for fourteen years, with the roles of Country Business Manager for eight years, EMEA Business Director for four years and Country Business Director Italy for two further years. He works as consultant and interim manager.

Giorgio Damiano

Business Economics degree from University L. Bocconi, Milan. Controller of Mazzucchelli S.p.A. for four years. For six years he has worked in Contract Manager s.r.l., in charge of making financial analysis for audits, financial restructuring plans and business plans for new enterprises. He has done Merger & Acquisition activities, managing the financial and general management aspects of the acquisition. CEO of SGM s.r.l. for nine years. He currently works as CEO of Misani S.p.A. and as interim manager in area Control, Finance and General Management.

Giulio Fileti

Business Economics degree from Swiss University of San Gallo. Political Sciences degree from University of Trieste. Vice-Administration Director of Hoffmann-LaRoche group for five years. CFO of the Austrian company Verdichter GmbH (Zanussi Group) for six years. CFO of Sole S.p.A. for fourteen years. CFO of ACC S.p.A. for five years. CFO in subsidiary companies of Centrobanca SGR for two years. He’s carried out several interim management assignments as CFO in different industrial sectors. He works as consultant and interim manager.

Paolo Fontana

Law degree from University of Ferrara and one in Human Resources and Business Organization. Master’s degree in marketing, Sales and International Business from University of Wales. Business Inspector in Yamaha for three years, Area Manager of BMW for two years, Sales Director Italy and Export of Nava Moto for one year. Abroad and Italy Sales Manager in Ori for two years. International Marketing Manager of SMEG for three years. Administrator of ProFashion Marketing and Distribution for two years, then Foreign Sales Manager of Pompea Group for four years, International Delopment Manager in the US for Danskin Inc. (Givenchy) for seven years. He has taken up several roles as CEO and Member of the Board. He currently works as interim manager in area Foreign Sales.

Marco Gradenigo

Mechanical Engineering degree from Politecnico of Milan and Master’s degree from SA Bocconi of Milan. Project Manager in Worthington Pompe Italia S.p.A. for two years. Planning and Control manager of two divisions in Novartis S.p.A. After that he has worked as Controller for Maglificio Bellia S.p.A. Great experience in the automotive industry after twenty years in Ferrari S.p.A., first as Planning and Control Manager, then CFO of Ferrari Suisse SA in Geneva for five years, then Financial Controller and Compliance Officer of Ferrari Group. He’s been a Member of the Board of Fondazione Ferrari and Ferrari Financial Serices S.p.A. He currently works as consultant and interim manager in area Administration, Finance and Control and Compliance.

Julius Andreas Höh

Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Stuttgart. Mechanical Researcher and Industrial Metrology Engineer of Carl Zeiss AG- Oberkochen for seven years. Department Manager of industrial metrology division with sales, certifications and service in Carl Zeiss S.p.A.- Milan for over five years. For fourteen years in PFERD-Giolo s.r.l. with the roles of Sales and Technical Assistance Manager and then CEO. CEO in Andreas Stihl S.p.A. for eight years. He currently works as interim manager in area General Management.

Gian Luigi Panzeri

Senior High School Industrial Mechanics degree. Design and Metal Sheet Moulding Technologies Manager of Fontana Pietro S.p.A. for seven years. Head of Technological B/W Department of Ferrari S.p.A. for six years. President, Chief Engineer and Product Development in TSA Solutions s.r.l. for four years. He’s carried out several interim management assignments in area Operation and Industrialization of mechanical plants and has supervised Lean Manufacturing e cost reduction projects in various companies (Germany, Austria, Italy). He currently works as Industrialisation Manager of Bottero S.p.A.

Riccardo Pavesi

Business Studies degree from University of Pavia. Assistant to the General Manager in Dalma Biadesivi s.r.l. for three years. Financial & Industrial Controller of Foxboro Italia S.p.A. Btr Group for six years. Financial Director and Industrial Controller of Cattini & Figlio S.p.A. for another six years. Financial & Industrial Controller of Beckers Italia S.p.A. for two years. Financial Director and Financial & Industrial Controller of the Nigerian company Wams Ltd. in Kenya. Financial Controller and Group Corporate Controller of Cama Group S.p.A. He currently works as consultant and interim manager in area Management Control.

Pierfilippo Roggero

Nuclear Engineering degree from Politecnico of Milan. Sales Representative of Honeywell Information Systems S.p.A. for one year, Large Account Sales Representative for two years and Branch Sales Manager for three years. After one year as Strategic Marketing Manager South Europe in Schlumberger S.p.A., he is hired in Apple Computers Inc. where he works as Sales Director Italy for two years, Marketing Director Italy for two years and Business Unit Director BeNeLux for another year. Sales Director in Sun Microsystems S.p.A. for three years, Business Units Director of Siemens Informatica S.p.A. for four years; then he is CEO of Fujitsu Technology Solutions S.p.A. for eight years and CEO Western Europe for three years in the same company. For another three years he is CEO of Exprivia Group S.p.A. He works as consultant and interim manager.

Andrea Sciarappa

Management Engineering degree from Politecnico of Milan and MBA from SDA Bocconi.
Vice President Global Supply Chain in Nokia for five years and Vice President Global Operations in Alcatel-Lucent for nice years. Previously in Alcatel as Europe & South America Manufacturing Director (telecommunications). Supply Chain Director of OSRAM Edison Clerici for six years (consumer electronics); Logistics Manager for Italy of Walgreens Boots Alliance (distribution of pharmaceuticals); Head of Production Planning & Logistics Engineering in San Pellegrina S.p.A. for three years (food and beverage).
He currently works as consultant and interim manager in area Operations and Supply Chain.

Marco Stucchi

Senior High School Diploma in Accounting and Administration. Master in Planning and management. He builds up his career in International Paper Italia s.r.l., an American paper and packaging corporate, leader in the industry. Administrative Employee for eight years, Plant Controller and Assistant for another two years, Plant Controller with direct report to the CFO of the branch for two years, Headquarter Controller and Regional Credit Manager for one year, Plant Controller and Headquarter Controller for two years, Site Manager of the plant in Bellusco (MB) for three years. He currently works and consultant and interim management in area Administration, Finance and Control.

Michele Vitiello

Mechanical Engineering degree from University Federico II of Neaples. Four years in various production offices of Fiat Trattori in Modena, then seven years in Mandelli (PC), first with the role of Project Manager and then as Plant Manager of PAMA, Rovereto (TN). For eleven years in SASIB-SIG first as Operation Manager of Medium Speed, then Purchasing Director of the BU, General Manager of Ricciarelli (PT) and then Industrial Activities Manager of the BU. After that he becomes CEO of CMC (PG) and then he is employed in Bobst Group as CEO and General Manager for eight years, then Head of Operations BU WF for two years. He is President of Federmanager Piacenza. He works as consultant and interim manager.