Stefano Porcellini steps down as general manager of Biesse Group; remains as member of Board of Directors

Biesse Group has announced that Stefano Porcellini, in mutual agreement, leaves the position of General Manager, effective 1 September 2020. He will maintain the position of member of the Board of Directors until the natural expiration.

“Stefano has contributed to the national and international growth of Biesse Group, making it the leading Italian group (and second in the world) in our industries. It is a result of which we are all proud, and for this, the management, my family and me personally are grateful,” said Roberto Selci, Group Chief Executive Officer.

Biesse has identified Massimo Potenza, having completed the necessary internal procedures and the related corporate formalities, as Co-Chief Executive Officer effective 2 September 2020. Potenza is a highly experienced manager as Senior Strategic Advisor and former chief executive officer and Member of the Board of Barilla Group. Potenza will collaborate with Biesse for the definition and implementation of the “Group Reorganisation & Transformation” project.