Role: Director - independent, non-executive
Age: Born in 1954.
Rosario Bifulco was born on September 14, 1954 in Naples. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico in Naples and helds a Master in Business Administration from Harvard Business School, Boston.
From November 1988 to November 1993, he served as Division General Manager of Gilardini, the industrial and automotive components division of FIAT Group.
From December 1993 to March 2002, he was Vice President and Managing Director of Techint, a leading engineering and construction company.
He served as Managing Director of Techosp. from January 1994 to April 2002 and served as its Vice President since April 2002.
From December 1999 to March 2002, he served as Managing Director of Techint Finanziaria, the European holding company of Techint Group.
He was Chairman and CEO of Lottomatica until 2006.
From 2009 until May 2012 he was Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of A2A.
In December 2006, Mr. Bifulco joined the Board of Directors of Italy-based Pierrel, active in the pharmaceutical sector. He has recently been appointed Chairman of the company.
Since January 2007, he is non executive Director of DeA Capital.
He has been a Member of Supervisory Board at Generale de Sante from June 2007 to 2009.
He founded and developed Humanitas in Milan, one of Europe's most advanced hospitals, where he is currently a Director of the Board. He also founded Banca ITB, an innovative on-line vertical bank, where he acts as Chairman.
Since January 2009 he is Chairman of Sorin Group, one of the global leaders in the treatment of cardio-vascular diseases.