Corporate bodies

The Board of Directors was appointed by the shareholders on 28 April 2022 and remains in office for three financial years. 

Board of Directors:
Umberto Cazzola – CHAIRMAN
Ines Cazzola – VICE CHAIRMAN 
Elisa Teatini – DIRECTOR
Diego Nardin – CEO

Board of Statutory Auditors
Marina Barbieri – CHAIRMAN
Cesare Rizzo – AUDITOR
Silvio Rizzini Bisinelli – AUDITOR

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BDO Italia S.p.A.

Board of Statutory Auditors

Pursuant to Article 18 of the Articles of Association, the Board of Directors, which comprises seven members, is responsible for the Group’s management and strategic choices.​​​
The awarding of the title of executive director and non-executive director is decided by the shareholders’ meeting at the time of appointment.​

Umberto Cazzola
He accompanied his father Odino at the company from an early age dealing with the industrial development of production. He completed his education with internships at leading watchmaking companies in Switzerland. Inventor of the Flex’It mesh, he still oversees research and technological development aimed at creating new meshes and improving the production process.

Ines Cazzola
She joined the company with her father Odino from an early age and helped manage it, monitoring in particular the administrative aspects and the collections development.

Diego Nardin
He graduated in Economics and Commerce, he performed Management Consultant activities for several years in the Strategy and Finance area for leading consulting companies (Deloitte Italy, Coreconsulting Group). Appointed by Fope’s shareholders to draw up the Industrial Plan for Development in 2005, he joined the Board of Directors of Fope the same year, he has held the office of Chief Executive Officer since 2008.

Elisa Teatini
As soon as she joined Fope in 1970, she assumed an important role in the company’s management with particular reference to the sales area and the collections development. Always an active member of the Board of Directors, she also manages marketing and communication globally.

Davide Molteni
He graduated in Economics and Trade at the L. Bocconi University in Milan, he has been a entered in the Register of Chartered Accountants since 1988 and the Register of Auditors, from 1986 to 1997 he worked at a leading audit firm, from 1998 to 2008, he was Managing Director of a group operating in the sector of the processing and marketing of stainless steel products and from 2009 he was Director General of a private Group operating in the fields of real estate, tourism and services.

Board of Statutory Auditors

Marina Barbieri
She graduated in Economics and Trade and is entered in the Register of Chartered Accountants. After having worked for years with the Tributario e Societario firm, she joined the Terrin Associati firm in 2005, and become a partner in 2007. Marina Barbieri holds the office of statutory auditor in Italian companies that are part of international groups mainly in the industry and trade sector.

Cesare Rizzo
Graduated in Economics and Commerce, he has been enrolled in the Register of Chartered Accountants and in the Register of Auditors of Vicenza since 2000; he carries out his activity in his own accountancy firm and holds the office of statutory auditor and auditor in many Italian companies.

Silvio Rizzini Bisinelli
Lawyer, registered with the Rome Bar, he worked in the tax and corporate consultancy firm of Arthur Andersen for financial matters and regulated markets; he has worked and works as a partner in leading international consulting firms in Italy and abroad. He has taken on corporate positions in leading industrial and financial companies and in associations as director, senior advisor, member of the Advisory board or auditor.

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