BANKS AND CONSULTING
Boston Consulting Group: BCG has 82 offices in 46 countries, 10500 employees, nearly 900 partners and more than 17000 alumni. Now in the sixth decade, BCG continues not only to grow but also to embody the same timeless sense of purpose and the constant call for renewal that its founder Bruce Henderson instilled at its inception.
Unicredit: Unicredit is a strong pan-European Group with a simple commercial banking model and a fully plugged in Corporate & Investment Bank, delivering its unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to its extensive client franchise.
It offers local expertise as well as international reach. It accompanies and supports its 25 million clients globally, providing them with unparalleled access to its leading banks in 14 core markets as well as to an another 18 countries worldwide.
Its European banking network includes Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Turkey.
Unicredit's strategic position in Western and Central and Eastern Europe enables it to command one of highest market shares in the region.
While its brand is recognizable all over Europe, it has preserved the highly valuable local brands of banks that it acquired to form its Group.
ICT & TELCO
IBM: IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Innovation is at the core of IBM's strategy. The company develops and sells software and systems hardware and a broad range of infrastructure, cloud and consulting services. Today, IBM is focused on five growth initiatives - Cloud, Big Data and Analytics, Mobile, Social Business and Security. IBMers are working with customers around the world to apply the company's business consulting, technology and R&D expertise to enable systems of engagement that deliver dynamic insights for businesses and governments worldwide.
Lastminute.com Group: Lastminute.com is an online travel and leisure retailer. The company was founded by Lady Lane-Fox and Brent Hoberman in 1998. By January 2000, lastminute.com had more than 500,000 regular users and its offering had expanded to include travel, gifts and entertainment. The company specializes in selling distressed inventory.
Microsoft: Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
Sirti: Founded in 1921, SIRTI is the Italian Business Partner for ICT, that combines a long standing experience in design, implementation and maintenance of network infrastructure with a strong skill in the execution of Managed Services, Special Projects of System Integration and Smart Solutions. Thanks to its operational structure of 4,000 employees, Sirti is a Global System Integrator with international project competence.The wide experience achieved, together with an in-depth technical expertise, allow Sirti to provide customers with well rounded technological advisory services as well as top tier technological solutions in different segments: Telecommunications, Energy Infrastructures, ICT, Railways Networks, Mobility, Security, Environment Monitoring and Safety. Thanks to the recognized competence in complex engineering problems, Sirti has developed "turnkey" solutions directed to Central and Local Public Administration, public or private providers of services and utilities, Local Agencies and large corporations. While historically brought it’s technological footprint through the most remote regions of the world, today Sirti is active in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Libya, Qatar, Spain and Finland, Norwey and Sweden.
LUXURY, FASHION & DESIGN
Only the Brave: OTB is the parent company of some of the most iconic fashion brands like Diesel, Maison Margiela, Marni, Viktor&Rolf, and state-of-the-art companies like Staff International and Brave Kid. Chaired by Renzo Rosso, the Italian entrepreneur who founded Diesel, the group embodies his spirit and vision today. Standing for “Only the Brave”, even the name OTB reflects the group’s vision and values. Passion and creativity. And a pragmatic approach to building global brands.
Moncler: Founded in Monestier de Clermont, Grenoble, France, in 1952, Moncler is now based in Italy. Over the course of the years the brand has teamed style with ongoing technological research which harnesses the knowledge of mountaineering experts. Moncler collections combine extreme needs with day-to-day city life. In 2003 Remo Ruffini took over the company of which he is now Chairman and CEO.
Moncler’s success is based on a unique and consistent brand strategy, which also depends on the ability to develop innovative products that are strongly “anchored” to the history of the brand. Heritage, uniqueness, quality and innovation are the terms used in Moncler to define the concept of “luxury”.
The company distributes it's own clothing and accessories collections, through its direct boutiques and the world’s most exclusive department and multibrand stores”
MANUFACTURING & ENERGY
Ariston Thermo Group: Ariston Thermo is a global leader in thermic comfort, delivering renewable solutions and energy efficiency for heating and hot water, thanks to its high efficiency products, its plants in compliance with the most advanced production standards and excellent pre-sales and after-sales customer support services.
Barilla: Barilla, originally established in 1877 as a bread and pasta shop in Parma, Italy, ranks as one of the top Italian food groups today. Barilla leads in the global pasta business, the pasta sauces business in continental Europe, the bakery products business in Italy and the crispbread business in Scandinavia. The Barilla G.e R. Fratelli employs more than 8,000 people and in 2013 had net sales of over EUR 3198 million.
Candy: The Cany Group is a leading privately owned – by the Fumagalli Family - household appliance company well known internationally with over 70 years of industry experience. The Group is present across Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Under a diversified portfolio of brands with differentiated market and value proposition, Candy Group offers a full range of small and large domestic appliances, both free-standing and built-in including washing, built-in and cooking, cooling and small domestic appliances.
Products are marketed under two international brands, Candy and Hoover, and several national brands as Rosières (France), Jinling (China), Baumatic (UK), Iberna, Zerowatt, Gasfire (Italy), Hoover-Otsein (Spain), Süsler (Turkey) and Vyatka (Russia).
Hilti: The Hilti Group supplies the worldwide construction industry with technologically leading products, systems, software and services that provide construction professionals with innovative solutions and superior added value.
The Group employs more than 25,000 team members in over 120 countries who passionately create enthusiastic customers and build a better future. Hilti generated annual sales of CHF 4.6 billion in 2016. Hilti’s corporate culture is based on integrity, teamwork, commitment and the courage to embrace change. The headquarters of the Hilti Group are located in Schaan, Liechtenstein.
Lilly: Lilly is a global health care leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. The company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly, a man committed to creating high-quality medicines that meet real needs. For more than a century, Lilly has stayed true to a core set of values—excellence, integrity, and respect for people—that guide the company in all it do: discovering medicines that meet real needs, improving the understanding and management of disease, and giving back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.
Luxottica: Luxottica is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury, sports and performance eyewear. Its portfolio includes proprietary brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnette, as well as over 20 licensed brands, including some of the most well-known and prestigious names in the global fashion and luxury industries. The Group’s global wholesale distribution network covers more than 150 countries and is complemented by an extensive retail network of about 9,000 stores, with LensCrafters and Pearle Vision in North America, OPSM and LensCrafters in Asia-Pacific, GMO and Óticas Carol in Latin America, Salmoiraghi & Viganò in Italy and Sunglass Hut worldwide. In 2017, with approximately 85,000 employees, Luxottica posted net sales of over Euro 9 billion. Additional information on the Group is available at www.luxottica.com
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 93,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2016. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp
Whirlpool Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) - with approximately 24,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in 8 countries, is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Hotpoint, Bauknecht and Indesit in around 140 countries worldwide.
Whirlpool EMEA is headquartered in Pero (MI), Italy.
For generations, Whirlpool Corporation has been helping people make the most of time so they can focus on what really matters – their families and their lives.
SERVICES AND RETAIL
ConTe.it: Who we are: The Admiral Group and ConTe.it
We’re a passionate, profitable and fast-growing financial services company with operations in seven countries and over 9,000 talented employees all over the world, who are at the heart of what we do. We are the largest car insurance provider in the UK with 5.15 Million customers worldwide. We started in 1993 in Cardiff (UK) and we arrived in Italy in 2008 under the name of ConTe.it.
Our internal philosophy is a simple yet effective one: People who like what they do, do it better! We put a lot of effort and investment into making sure that the Admiral Group is a happy place to work, where challenge, international projects and career development are encouraged and fun is never frowned upon.
Costa: Costa Crociere is the largest Italian travel group and Europe’s number one cruise operator with 70 years of tradition in passenger shipping. The Group is headquartered in Genoa (Italy) and comprises the brands Costa Cruises e AIDA Cruises.
Costa Crociere is a member of Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise operator, and it is also a member of the exclusive World’s Leading Cruise Lines.
EF - Education First: EF Corporate Solutions, part of EF Education First, is the world leader in corporate language training with an expertise in improving the language skills of multinational businesses and public sector organizations. Thousands of companies worldwide put their trust in EF for a reason - it has proven time and again that its training solutions generate real results. EF has a training course to suit all of your business’s language learning needs, from its award-winning cloud-based school, to immersion courses abroad for learners with more urgent needs. With over 50 years of experience, EF has perfected the mix of precision testing, expert teachers, innovative language lab technology and comprehensive reporting to deliver the most efficient and effective way to learn a language.
Fire: Born in 1992, Fire is the Italian leader in credit collection. With a turnover of 40 million in 2015 and over 2300 resources in Italy and Romania, it offers end-to-end services to banks, financial institutions, utilities, telcos, public administrations and investors willing to buy non-performing loans portfolios of any asset class (secured and unsecured). Cutting-edge technologies, engineered processes, business intelligence, a strong internal control structure to ensure compliance with an ever-changing regulatory frame and training, make Fire a top performer in debt recovery.
Moleskine: Moleskine® was founded in 1997, bringing back to life the legendary black notebook used by artists and thinkers over the centuries. Today, the brand provides an ecosystem of tools to empower self-expression, productivity and travel, as well as real and virtual spaces including own-brand stores and Moleskine Cafés worldwide, the myMoleskine online creative community and FOLD online magazine.
Ouvert: Legacy of the predecessor SW House BSTS Networks Italia s.r.l., Ouvert is an International Group operating as Energy Intelligence Services & Solutions Provider.
Its HQs are based in Rome, Italy and the R&D Centre in Klagenfurt, Austria. Team Ouvert's goal is that of providing best in class solutions to implement the full convergence of Energy Efficiency Management and Energy Related Processes Optimization. Ouvert owns the widest Energy Intelligence IT Solutions Portfolio to sustain AUTOMATION, CENTRALIZATION and DATA ANALYSIS. The Proprietary IT Solutions are differentiated by operating scenario and specific managed energy related process. A unique trademark identifies and anticipates the core ability of the solutions meant to guarantee the advanced performances governance for Data Centers, Smart buildings, ICT/Telco & Multi-purpose Networks, Manufacturers' Premises as well as Invoice Management or the Innovative Energy Intelligence Web Portal for Large & Giant Enterprises. Ouvert's distinguished Customers are Leaders of the Italian Telco/ICT Operators Market, World Leader Telco/ICT Vendors and Manufacturers. They all appreciate Ouvert's future-proof solutions which are designed to reduce management complexity, safeguard profitability and boost performances. Smartification is thus made a synonymous of intuitive control, aware pervasive management and sustainable evolution.
Banale: The company shapes new accessories that people can love. BANALE’s way to think about product innovation starts from people: it searches unexpressed potential in their relationship with products (e.g. the TOOTHBRUSH), with the simple goal to free it. BANALE was born in 2014 over MIP's Executive MBA desks, where Stefano Bossi and Tommaso Puccioni – the founders – were classmates. BANALE’s goal? Become the reference brand in global uncontested personal accessories markets in few years.