What was your first full-time job? I worked in a travel agency.
What bad habits do you have? None!
What was your first vehicle/car? Fiat 127.
How do you like to relax? Running up and down the hills but mostly spending time with my family.
Who was your pin-up as a teen idol? Lucio Battisti.
What is your ideal night out? The cinema and socialising.
If you could invite a famous person for dinner, who would it be, and why would you invite them? Veltroni. A centre-left politician reknowned for his terrific knowledge of "everything" concerning Italian social life.
And if he couldn’t make it? Barack Obama the next President of the USA!
What makes you happy? Meeting friends and enjoying my family life.
What makes you angry? Complaints without reasons and without thought for the future consequences.
What is your favourite food and drink? "Risotto alla milanese con ossobuco" cooked by my wife Annamaria and a good Barbera red wine.
What is your favourite holiday destination? Wherever you can sail. I love Greece, Eolie Islands and the Caribbean.
What is your favourite movie, and why? The most recent one is Caos Calmo with Nanni Moretti.
What was your luckiest break? When I first met my wife.
What is your best piece of advice? A little goes a long way.
Have you ever broken the law? Yes. I may have gone over the speed limit by car, once or twice…
What sports teams do you support? Inter Milan.
If you could be God for the day, what miracle would you perform? An end to war and starvation.
If you weren’t doing your present job, what job would you be doing? A Bachelor.
What has been the best moment in your career? When I was appointed as Managing Director of Gruppo In Uffico.
What would you like to be doing in five years’ time? Ensuring In Uffico dealers maintain the best performance across Italy according to the "one voice one deal" criteria.
If you could build your house anywhere, where would it be? Beside the sea, the Maldives.
Describe the OP industry in three words. Challanging, motivating and complex.
Describe yourself in three adjectives. Demanding, patient, analytic.
If you could be invisible for a day, what would you do? Find out more about my son’s life.
What is your biggest weakness? I can be impatient.
What is your greatest strength? I am always determined to reach objectives.
If you could be any historical figure for a day, who would you be and why? Osama Bin Laden, just to find out what is going on in his mind!
Which newspaper do you read? La Repubblica.
How would you like to be remembered? There’s still a long way to Tippererry! And I’m not ready to shut the door just yet…