He entered the advertising business first as a copywriter, then as a producer with Ogilvy & Mather in Milan, and boasts an enormous experience with international clients and directors. He founded Casta Diva Pictures in 2005 with Andrea De Micheli.
Andrea De Micheli - Chairman
He has produced over one thousand spots for one hundred major brands in thirty countries. His teachers have been Martin Scorsese, Dante Ferretti, Nestor Alemandros, Peppuccio Tornatore, Stu Hagmann, besides Jean Jacques Beneix, Dario Argento, John Landis, and the many creative agencies who have believed in him. He created two corporate web tv networks, for Enel and Intesa, and has two Master’s degrees in cinema and in multimedia.
Francesco Merone - Managing Director & Board Member
With a degree in Economics from Naples University and an MBA from the UK’s Westminster University, Francesco Merone, boasts twenty years’ experience in management, accounting and auditing of leading industrial companies. He began his career at Caterpillar Financial SU, to then become Finance Manager for Dasit Group. He had worked as manager for PWC. In 2008 was appointed as CFO at Polti, then at Consonni International Contract. He had also an international experience for the consulting firm Libra Europe Consulting in London. In 2016 moved back from London and started the role of Chief Financial Officer at Clabo S.p.A., a company listed on Italy’s AIM.
Gianluigi Rossi - Director
Gianluigi Rossi is a chartered accountant and auditor specialising in company and contract law, in Italy and internationally. He collaborates with Italian and foreign companies providing consultancy services in the fields of business management and organisation and financial, contract and tax matters. He serves on the directors’ and auditors’ boards of industrial, real estate, financial, commercial and services companies, including companies listed on regulated markets.
Paolo Daviddi, partner of Grimaldi Law Firm, is a professional in corporate finance: his experience includes M&A activities, IPO, national and international offers of financial assets and structured finance operations. He also gained experience in banking and asset management services . He collaborated with some of the most important financial institutions, in Italy and abroad. He has contacts with CONSOB and the Italian AIM. After graduating in Law from Università degli Studi in Milan, he obtained the license to practise law in 1992 and is registered at the Bar Association in Milan.
He’s constantly attending conferences and seminars, delivering speeches. He wrote several articles about capital markets. Before joining Grimaldi Law Firm, he was a partner in different international law firms.
Board of Statutory Auditors
Chair – Monica Mannino
Permanent Auditors – Mauro Lorini e Davide Mantegazza