Carlo Magrassi, who is the general new president of the Fincantieri Foundation

Carlo Magrassi, who is the general new president of the Fincantieri Foundation

Air Force General Carlo Magrassi is the new president of the Fincantieri Foundation, the naval group led by Bono increasingly military oriented

A soldier at the helm of the Fincantieri Foundation, the naval group led by the CEO Giuseppe Bono.

Air Force General Carlo Magrassi is the new president of the Fincantieri Foundation. It happens in the role to Andrea Manciulli, Pd politician.

Magrassi was military advisor to Prime Minister Renzi from 2014 and from October 2015 to September 2018 he held the position of Secretary General of Defense and National Director of Armaments.

The foundation's objective is to promote an activity of recovery and protection of the historical heritage of the Fincantieri company. The latter has been particularly involved in the defense sector recently. At the beginning of January, the Trieste shipbuilding group began work on the first new generation submarine for the Italian Navy. Shortly after, Fincantieri was awarded "two different contracts by the Naval Armaments Directorate of the Ministry of Defense for activities relating to some units of the fleet".

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WHO IS GEN CARLO MAGRASSI, NEW PRESIDENT OF THE FINCANTIERI FOUNDATION

Born in 1955, Carlo Magrassi is an air squad general and current president of the Fincantieri Foundation.

STUDIES

Gen. Magrassi has a degree in Aeronautical Science for Security and Defense, in International and Diplomatic Sciences and a “Master of Science” in National Security Strategy from the National War College of Washington.

Magrassi enlisted in the Air Force in 1974 attending the Air Force Academy. He attended several qualification and improvement courses related to his operational activity as a pilot as well as the Air Warfare School.

THE MILITARY CAREER

During his career, Gen. Magrassi has held various operational positions, initially as a fighter pilot at the 53 ° Stormo di Cameri and later as an experimental pilot at the Experimental Flight Department based on Pratica di Mare. In this last position he actively participated in the R&D and production phases, among others, of the Eurofighter Typhoon, EH-101, Tornado and NH-90.

In the period 1993-1994 he was Flight Aide to the Secretary General of Defense and National Director of Armaments. Subsequently, transferred to the Air Force General Staff. In the years 1996-97 he commanded the Experimental Flight Department, only to be reassigned to the SMA as Head of the Politics and Doctrine Office.

In the years 2000 and 2001 he attended the National War College in the USA. Upon his return, he becomes Head of the SMA "International Cooperation" Office, responsible for defining the "Memorandum of Understanding" and for international cooperation. In the years 2003-2004, at the General Secretariat of Defense / National Directorate of Armaments, he held the position of Deputy Head of the III Department – Armaments Policy, participating in the decision-making and acquisition processes of arms in the various European contexts such as the Occar (Organization Conjointe de Coopération en matière d'armament) and LoI (Letter of Intent). During the same period he was the Italian representative to the FTPC (Future Tasks & Policy Committee) of the Occar and member, as well as Chairman, of the Executive Committee of the LoI. In December 2004 he was assigned to the European Defense Agency in Brussels as Director of Armaments and subsequently (from 2007 to 2010) as Deputy Executive Director – Strategy. In this capacity he was responsible for institutional relations with NATO, the European Commission, LoI, OCCAR and ASD (European Aerospace Industrial Association).

In the period 2011-2013 he held the position of Deputy Commander of the Air Squad at the Rome-Centocelle Airport.

INSTITUTIONAL DUTIES

From 13 August 2013 to 21 May 2014 he was Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Defense. From 26 May 2014 to 8 October 2015 he held the position of Military Advisor to the President of the Council of Ministers until 9 October 2015, when he assumed the position of Secretary General of Defense and National Director of Armaments until October 2018 .

THE FINCANTIERI FOUNDATION

And now General Magrassi will chair the summit of the Fincantieri Foundation.

Established in March 2008, as stated on the website , the Foundation is a non-profit institution. Through its activity, the Foundation has already allowed the recovery of tens of thousands of publications, technical drawings and images relating to the industrial production of shipbuilding, documents that have been produced in Italian shipyards since the end of the nineteenth century.

THE TARGET

"The Foundation aims to promote the recovery and protection of the historical heritage of the Fincantieri company, consisting of historical documents relating to naval, military and civil constructions and industrial archeology products".

In particular, "the Fincantieri Foundation aims to support business culture in a continuous, organic and authoritative way, giving space to the thought that combines concrete industrial experience with historical memory, with the aim of acting as a supporting element between national institutions dedicated to safeguarding the corporate culture ".

THE CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED

So far, the foundation has received contributions from the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region (25 thousand euros); by Fintecna, the 100% holding company of the Cdp Group (50 thousand euros) and by the Municipality of Monfalcone (15 thousand euros).


This is a machine translation from Italian language of a post published on Start Magazine at the URL https://www.startmag.it/economia/carlo-magrassi-chi-e-il-generale-nuovo-presidente-della-fondazione-fincantieri/ on Fri, 21 Jan 2022 15:53:07 +0000.