Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi

- Chairman of the Board of Directors
- Independent Director

Year of first appointment and year in which current mandate will expire: 2014 – 2022

Biography
An Italian national, with a degree in Economic Sciences from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium and a Ph.D in Economic Sciences from the University of Chicago, Lorenzo Bini Smaghi began his career in 1983 as an Economist at the Research Department of the Banca d’Italia. In 1994, he was appointed Head of the Policy Division of the European Monetary Institute. In October 1998, he became Director General of International Financial Relations in Italy’s Economy and Finance Ministry. He was Chairman of SACE from 2001 to 2005. From June 2005 to December 2011, he was member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank. From 2012 to 2016, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of SNAM in Italy. From 2016 to 4th April 2019, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Italgas in Italy. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Societe Generale, a post he has held since 2015. 

Other mandates held in foreign unlisted companies:
Director: TAGES Holding in Italy, since 2014

Other offices and positions held in other companies in the past five years:
Chairman of the Board of Directors: SNAM in Italy from 2012 to 2016, ChiantiBanca in Italy from 2016 to 15th May 2017, Italgas in Italy from 2016 to 4th April 2019.
Director: Morgan Stanley in the United Kingdom from 2013 to 2014

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