Ermenegildo Zegna Group
Roberto Ardagna, 40, serves as a Director of Investindustrial Acquisition Corp. since September 7, 2020 and was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer on September 10, 2020. Mr. Ardagna joined Investindustrial in 2010 and currently leads the team focused on companies with high growth potential. In this role, since 2018 he has led the acquisition of 16 companies, including add-ons and comprising, among others, the leading European producer of PVC-based thermoplastic solutions, Benvic, the British interior designer, OKA and the Italian food supplement manufacturer, Procemsa. Prior to joining Investindustrial, he worked for 4 years as an investment executive in the European Real Estate division of The Carlyle Group. He graduated from Bocconi University and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He speaks English and Italian.
We believe Mr. Ardagna’s significant investment experience make him well qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors and as an officer of our company.
Andrea Cicero, 48, serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Investindustrial Acquisition Corp. since September 10, 2020. Mr. Cicero has gathered more than 15 years of experience as Finance Director in global leading corporations. Mr. Cicero has been with Investindustrial for 14 years, including his tenure as Chief Financial Officer of two Investindustrial portfolio companies. During his time at Investindustrial, Mr. Cicero was appointed as Chief Financial Officer for Avincis, one of the world’s largest provider of mission critical aerial services and Chief Financial Officer for Sage Logic Control, a Spanish leading provider of software and technology solutions for small and medium-sized enterprises, or SMEs. Sage Logic Control is part of The Sage Group PLC a global market leader for technology listed on the London Stock Exchange. Mr. Cicero worked as Chief Financial Officer and subsequently Managing Director at Babcock Mission Critical Service, part of Babcock International PLC, a leading provider of critical engineering services supporting national defense to save lives and protect communities, listed on the London Stock Exchange. He started his career at Japan Eurotex. Mr. Cicero holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pavia, Italy. He speaks English, Italian, Spanish and French.
We believe Mr. Cicero’s significant investment experience make him well qualified to serve as an officer of our company.