Carlo de Benedetti is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded 8 companies, among them: CIR SpA - CIE Industriali Riunite SpA, CIR SpA - Cie Industriali Riunite and M&C SpA and who has been at the head of 7 different companies.
He holds the position of Chairman for Gruppo Editoriale Lespresso SpA and Chairman of Finegil Editoriale SpA. Mr. De Benedetti is also on the board of CIR SpA - CIE Industriali Riunite SpA, CIR SpA - Cie Industriali Riunite, Romed SpA and Associazione fra le società italiane per azioni and Chairman for Fondazione Together To Go Onlus (he founded the company in 2011), Chairman for Fondazione Rodolfo Debenedetti (he founded the company in 2010), Member-International Council at Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, Member-International Council at Center for Strategic & International Studies, Inc. and Member-Italian Council at INSEAD.
In his past career Mr. De Benedetti was Chairman at M&C SpA (he founded the company in 2009), Executive Chairman for GEDI Gruppo Editoriale SpA, President for DeA Capital SpA (Private Equity) (he founded the company in 2007), Vice President of Corporación Financiera Reunida and Vice Chairman for European Round Table of Industrialists.
He received an undergraduate degree from Politecnico di Torino.