Marangoni SpA has reorganized the management team in the Marangoni Group.

"This managerial turnover is meant to bring about a change in the way we operate and conceive leadership, giving these talented people the chance to have a more direct influence on the decisions made by the management team, enhancing their working skills in a cohesive and integrated team, which values shared results and promotes empowerment at all levels,” says Dino Maggioni, managing director of the Marangoni Group.  

“We can do this because many valuable people have grown together with Marangoni, and we can now benefit greatly from their remarkable expertise at national and international level and from their creative energy. With this renewed management team, the ambitious goals that we set for ourselves have become tangible and we can pursue innovative business models to seize new market opportunities."

A list of the executives and their new positions follows.

Christoph Frost, co-managing director for S&M of Marangoni Retreading Systems Deutschland GmbH since mid-2015, is now sales and marketing director retreading systems EMEA (Europe, Middle East, North Africa). Frost will report to Giuseppe Ferrari, head of the Indirect Retreading Business Unit, who has held this position ad interim until now.

Matteo Berti will be responsible for the sales and marketing management of the business unit now redefined as Direct Retreading (TBR and OTR) and Services, previously Retreaded Tyres, reporting directly to the managing director of the Group. Matteo Berti joined the Group in 2014 as head of the Commercial & Industrial tyres division of Pneusmarket SpA. He replaces Brenno Benaglia, who will be retiring from the company in April with 39 years service. Berti will be in charge of two commercial positions:

  • OTR Sales EMEA, assigned to Luca Mai;
  • Direct Retreading Sales and Network Italy, assigned to Francesco Capurso.

Giovanni De Bei, who has been marketing manager for the retreading and industrial Units since 2009, has taken on the role of sales and marketing drector of TRM (Tyre Retreading Machinery), reporting directly to the TRM Managing Director, in coordination with the Sales and Marketing of Marangoni Meccanica. Giovanni De Bei, who will retain the position of Marketing Manager for the Retreading sector ad interim, will replace Michele Sanseviero, who will be leaving Marangoni at the end of February.

Giampaolo Brioschi has been part of the Marangoni Group since 1998 and has held various positions over the years. On 1 February he was appointed the new Group R&D Director and will perform his duties by reporting directly to the Managing Director of the Group. In the last few years he has dealt with product management: from 2010 to 2015 at Marangoni Tread North America and, since 2015, in Italy. Giampaolo Brioschi, who will retain the position of corporate product manager ad interim, replaces Stefano Gaiazzi, who left Marangoni last December.

Giuseppe Magistrale, in addition to his position as R&D manager for precured products, is global project manager Six Sigma and will be involved in the implementation of the Six Sigma approach in all Marangoni processes, starting from product development. Magistrale will report directly to a steering committee, headed by the general manager and managing director of the Group.

Alessandro Villa was appointed manufacturing systems manager and, in this role, he will report directly to the general manager and managing director. His duties will include supervising industrial investments, approving manufacturing investment projects, optimising production allocations for the Retreading Systems business unit, and ensuring coordination of the industrial team with the aim to achieve continuous improvement and functional coordination of maintenance activities in the Group’s plants. Villa will also be part of the Six Sigma steering committee.