Bormioli Rocco’s new chairman is Riccardo Garré, who has 26 years of experience in different industries, more recently at Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s leading flat glass manufacturers.
Garré currently serves as CEO of the Europe's leading merchant steel bar producer Beltrame Group. He previously worked at KME Group, a leading player in the global copper processing industry, from 2009 to 2014, initially as COO and latterly as CEO. He also chaired of the Board of Directors of KME AG.
Garré has extensive experience in the glass industry, working for nine years (2000-2009) at Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s leading flat glass manufacturers. He was General Manager of the Global Division producing tempered glass for home appliances, and then CEO of Saint-Gobain Glass Italia SpA, and more recently General Manager of Saint-Gobain Glass France.
He holds a degree in Physics from University of Pisa. He speaks Italian, English and French.
Julian Mash, non-Executive Vice Chairman of Bormioli Rocco SpA, said: “I am delighted that we have appointed Garrè as Chairman of Bormioli Rocco. He brings a wealth of international experience across the manufacturing sector and has a track record of creating growth in the businesses he leads. I look forward to working with Riccardo in the development of Bormioli. I have no doubt he will play a significant role in helping the company to take advantage of the many opportunities that lie ahead."