Board of Directors

Pursuant to Article 14 of the Company’s Articles of Association, the Board of Directors –composed of 10 directors, including both executive and non-executive – is responsible for the management and strategic direction of the Group.

John Elkann
Executive Chairman

John Elkann is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EXOR and Chairman of Stellantis N.V..

Elkann obtained a scientific baccalaureate from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris and graduated in Engineering from Politecnico, the Engineering University of Turin. While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing). He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe. John Elkann is Chairman of Giovanni Agnelli B.V.. He is Chairman of Ferrari N.V., Chairman of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A. and board member of PartnerRe Ltd. Mr. Elkann is a trustee of MoMA. He also serves as Chairman of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation.

Benedetto Vigna
Chief Executive Officer*

Benedetto Vigna is Chief Executive Officer since September 2021.

Before joining Ferrari, he was President of STMicroelectronics’, Analog, MEMS and Sensors Group, since January 2016 and also a member of ST’s Executive Committee from May 31, 2018. Vigna joined ST in 1995 and founded the Company’s MEMS activities (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems). Under his guidance, ST’s MEMS sensors established the Company’s leadership with large OEMs in motion-activated user interfaces. His responsibilities were expanded to include connectivity, imaging and power solutions and he piloted a series of successful moves into new business areas, with a particular focus on the industrial and automotive market segments. During his career Vigna has filed more than 200 patents on micromachining, authored numerous publications and has sat on the Boards of several EU-funded programs including start ups as well as worldwide recognized Boards of Asian and American research centers. Benedetto Vigna graduated in Subnuclear Physics from the University of Pisa.

* Acting Chief Executive Officer since 16 September 2021

Piero Ferrari
Vice Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Piero Ferrari has been Vice Chairman of Ferrari S.p.A. since 1988.

He also serves as Chairman of HPE-COXA, is board member and Vice President of Ferretti Group and a board member and Vice President of CRN Ancona (Ferretti Group). He was President of Piaggio Aero Industries S.p.A. from 1998 to 2014 and served as Chairman of the Italian Motor Sport Commission (CSAI) from 1998 to 2001 and BA SERVICE from 2000 to 2015. He was also a board member and Vice President of Banca Popolare dell’Emilia Romagna in Modena from 2002 to 2011 and from 2011 to 2014 respectively. The son of Ferrari’s founder Enzo Ferrari, Mr. Piero Ferrari covered a variety of management positions in the motor sport division of Ferrari from 1970 to 1988 with increasing responsibilities. His first position with Ferrari dates back to 1965 working on the production of the Dino 206 Competizione racing car. Mr. Piero Ferrari received an honorary degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II in 2004 and an Honorary Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in 2005. In 2004, Mr. Piero Ferrari was awarded the title of Cavaliere del Lavoro.

Delphine Arnault
Non-Executive Director

Born on April 4th 1975, Delphine Arnault graduated from the EDHEC Business School and the London School of Economics. She began her career at McKinsey & Company, the global management consultancy firm, where she was a Consultant for two years.

In 2001, she joined the Executive Committee of Christian Dior Couture where she directed several product lines. She was appointed Deputy General Manager of Christian Dior Couture in 2008 and in September 2013 Deputy General Manager of Louis Vuitton Malletier. She has been a board director of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE since 2003. Delphine was appointed to the board of Château Cheval Blanc, the Saint-Emilion premier grand cru classé in 2008. In 2002 she joined the board of Loewe, the celebrated Spanish leather goods company, and was appointed to Pucci’s board of directors in 2007. She was appointed to the boards of Céline in December 2011 and Christian Dior SE in April 2012. Delphine Arnault previously served as a director of both Havas and 21st Century Fox from 2013 to 2019.

Francesca Bellettini
Non-executive Director

Since September 2013, Francesca Bellettini is President and Chief Executive Officer of Yves Saint Laurent (part of the Kering Group), based in France.

Ms. Bellettini is a member of the Kering Group Executive Committee and a non-voting member of Kering Board of Directors (France) since 2013. She is President of the Chambre Syndicale de la Mode Feminine in Paris since 2019. Ms. Bellettini joined the Kering Group in 2003, occupying different executive roles. From 2003 until 2008 she worked in Gucci, Italy, first as Assistant to the President and Managing Director and, from 2005, as Strategic Planning Director and Associate Worldwide Merchandising Director. In 2008, she joined Bottega Veneta, Italy, as Worldwide Merchandising Director and from 2010 she became Worldwide Merchandising-Communication Director based in Switzerland. From 1999 until 2002, Ms. Bellettini worked in the Prada Group, Italy, first in the Planning and New Business Development Division of Prada and, in 2002, as Operations Manager of Helmut Lang. Previously, she worked in Compass Partners International, UK from 1998 to 1999, in Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, UK from 1996 to 1998 and in Goldman Sachs International, UK from 1994 to 1996. While graduating, she had an internship in Citibank, Italy in 1994. Ms. Bellettini graduated in Business Administration with focus on Finance at Bocconi University, Italy.

Eddy Cue
Non-Executive Director

Eddy Cue is Apple’s senior vice president of Services, reporting to CEO Tim Cook.

Eddy oversees the full range of Apple’s services, including Apple Music, Apple News, Apple Podcasts, the Apple TV app, and Apple TV+, as well as Apple Pay, Apple Card, Maps, Search Ads, Apple’s iCloud services, and Apple’s productivity and creativity apps. Eddy’s team has an excellent track record of building and strengthening world-class services that meet and exceed the high expectations of Apple’s customers, and offer creators and storytellers the opportunity to bring their creative visions to people around the world.

Eddy joined Apple in 1989 and leads a large organization of amazing people. Eddy was instrumental in creating the Apple online store in 1998, the iTunes Store in 2003, and the App Store in 2008. He also played a key role in developing Apple’s award-winning iLife suite of applications. In his early years at Apple, he was a successful manager of software engineering and customer support teams.

Eddy earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics from Duke University. He serves on the Board of Trustees of both the Paley Center for Media and Duke University.

Sergio Duca
Senior Non-Executive Director*

Mr. Duca is member of the Statutory Auditors of BasicNet S.p.A. since 2017, independent director of OSAI Automation System S.p.A. since November 2020 and director of Tofaş Türk Otomobil Fabrikası Anonim Şirketi, as well as Chairperson of the corporate governance committee, member of the risk management committee and member of the audit committee of the board of directors of Tofaş Türk Otomobil Fabrikası Anonim Şirketi.

He also serves as member of the board of Nedcommunity association since May 2019 and Chairman of the board of auditors of the Fondazione per la Scuola of Compagnia di San Paolo and ISPI (Institute for the Study of International Politics), as well as a member of the board of auditors of the Intesa San Paolo Foundation Onlus. Mr. Duca has previously served as Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Enel S.p.A. from April 2010 until May 2019, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orizzonte SGR S.p.A. from 2008 until 2016, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Exor S.p.A. until May 2015, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors and effective auditor of GTech until April 2015, member of the Board of ASTM S.p.A. and Chairman of the Audit Committee of ASTM S.p.A. from 2010 until 2013, Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Tosetti Value SIM and an independent director of Sella Gestione SGR until April 2010. From 1997 until July 2007, Mr. Duca was the Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers S.p.A.. In addition, he has previously served as Chairman of the board of auditors of the Silvio Tronchetti Provera Foundation, Chairman of the board of auditors of Compagnia di San Paolo until May 2016, member of the Edison Foundation’s advisory board and the University Bocconi in Milan’s development committee, as well as Chairman of the Bocconi’s Alumni Association’s board of auditors and a member of the board of auditors of the ANDAF (Italian Association of Chief Financial Officers). As a certified chartered accountant and auditor, he acquired broad experience through the PricewaterhouseCoopers network as the external auditor of a number of significant Italian listed companies. Mr. Duca graduated with honors in Economics and Business from University Bocconi in Milan.

* “Chair” pursuant to Article 15.2 of the by-laws of Ferrari N.V.

John Galantic
Non-executive Director

John Galantic is President and Chief Operating Officer of Chanel Inc.

Galantic obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He began his career at Procter and Gamble and worked in various Marketing and Sales roles in Italy, the UK and US. After stints at Glaxo SmithKline in global Marketing and at Coty Beauty, as President of Coty Americas, he joined Chanel in 2006. He joined the board of Chanel in 2018. Galantic has also been on the board of Bacardi Limited since 2011. Since 2017, he has been on the board of the Chanel Fondation, a philanthropic organization focused on women and girls.

Maria Patrizia Grieco
Non-Executive Director

Maria Patrizia Grieco has been the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena since May 2020, after having gained experience in the financial sector during the 6 years spent on the Board of Anima Holding.

From May 2014 to May 2020 she was the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Enel, the Italian company with the highest market cap, world leader in the utilities sector and controlling shareholder of 15 listed companies worldwide.

Having graduating in Law from the University of Milan, she started her career in 1977 at Italtel, where in 1994 she became chief of the Legal and General Affairs directorate. In 1999, she was appointed General Manager with the task of reorganizing and repositioning the company, and in 2002 she became Chief Executive Officer.

Subsequently, she held the positions of Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Informatica, Partner of Value Partners and Chief Executive Officer of the Group Value Team (today NTT Data).

From 2008 to 2013 she was Chief Executive Officer of Olivetti, where she also held the role of Chairperson from 2011.

She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Fiat Industrial and CIR and currently serves on the Board of Ferrari, Amplifon and Endesa S.A.

Mrs. Grieco is also Chair and a member of the steering committee of Assonime and is a member of the Board of Directors of Bocconi University.

Maria Patrizia Grieco is, furthermore, member of the Italian Corporate Governance Committee. The Committee’s purpose is to promote good corporate governance practices of Italian listed companies.

Adam Keswick
Non-Executive Director

Mr Keswick first joined the Jardine Matheson Group in 2001 and was appointed to the Board of Jardine Matheson in 2007.

He was Deputy Managing Director of Jardine Matheson from 2012 to 2016, and became chairman of Matheson & Co. in 2016. Mr Keswick is a director of Dairy Farm, Hongkong Land, Jardine Strategic and Mandarin Oriental. He is also a Director of Ferrari NV, and Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild &Co., and is a Director of Yabuli China Entrepreneurs Forum.