Emilio Petrone


Emilio Petrone is the Managing Director of Sisal Group.

He’s also a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy and participates in the Board of Directors of Centromarca.

Since June 2013 he is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Lotteries, representing Italy.

Since 1989 he has been Product Manager and then Senior Product Manager at Ferrero, then Key Account Manager at Unilever, since 1992.

He’s also worked for Sara Lee Corporation, since 1994, with increasingly higher responsability: Marketing Director for Playtex, Cacharel and Wonderbra, then Commercial Director, Research and Development Director and General Director.

Petrone has also had an important career at Mattel, since 2001, where he’s been Managing Director Italy, then CEO of Mattel Manufacturing Europe, Managing Director South Mediterranean countries and Chief Executive Officer Area SEEMEA (South East Europe Middle East and Africa ) .

He was born in Salerno in 1963 and he obtained his degree with honors in Economics at the University of Salerno, with a thesis in Marketing as well as a Master in Business Administration at Istituto Tagliacarne, in Rome.

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