Enrico Laghi had to be thea man who was supposed to lead the Benetton empire of billionaire holdings in new era, also in terms of reputation, post-Autostrade and the Morandi bridge, the extraordinary commissioner Mwhether Incarich or the Marchetti of the Capital (borrowed from the coat of arms of the famous notary of the company City Milanese) charged with finding the successor of the plenipotentiary Gianni Mion in Ponzano Veneto, the financial mind that in the Mark, together with Gilberto Benetton, had been able to multiply the bundle of money raked in the 1980s with the business colored sweaters, making the fortunes of the Treviso family. A weight name, profound connoisseur of the mechanisms of tricolor finance and of the mechanisms of Palaces romani, hastily called at the end of November 2020 at the helm of Holding Edition also to close the long and grueling negotiation with the Conte due two grill-traction government for the sale of Autostrade to Cdp.
Laghi had been called by the Benettons to Treviso with two pragmatic tasks and one mission quasi impossible, he who di mission impossible between the management commissioner of the‘Ilva and that of Alitalia, he knew. So, find the new Mion, close the tug-of-war with Cdp on whose neck Di Maio & C. they did not fail to make their breath felt, but above all to help turn the page on the media catastrophe Ponte Morandi, because from the tragic event of the overpass on the Polcevera, in whichTowards life 43 people and from the attached telephone wiretapping of the protagonists who demonstrate hyper-deficient maintenance to drop sacrificed on the altar of the god profit, the reputation of the Benettons was literally destroyed.
John Elkann and Alessandro Benetton
Now the arrest of Enrico Laghi, a Capitoline accountant and professor of Accounting at the prestigious University Luiss from Confindustria and full professor of Business Administration on leave at the Wisdom, swoops like a second blow on Ponzano galaxy and his efforts to relegating unethically orthodox business management and other shadows to oblivion. Of course, the investigation is still ongoing and judicial truth is still far from being established, but “if the fish stinks from the head”, Comments those who have closely followed the fate of the Benettons for decades, hard to know choose the new trusted manager capable of designing the new future of business of the Northeast family.
Something must have gone wrong, if the prosecuting system of the prosecutors of the Public Prosecutor of Potenza on the corruption in judicial documents relating to the long administration of the former Ilva commissioner, in which Laghi was engaged from 2015 until 2019 together with other professionals of the mission impossible industrial like Piero Gnudi e Corrado Carrubba, will be confirmed.
The numbers and chevrons for the new one mission impossible Ponzano Laghi had them all. Capitoline by birth, born in 1969 (52 years old) with great passion, as reported Milan Finance, for Roma, Laghi after graduating from Sapienza in ’92 was able to build their fortunes with the private profession in a’escalation of strategic operations and management of delicate dossiers that brought him into contact with all the large groups and families of Italian capitalism. The latest in 2017 as extraordinary commissioner for Alitalia, a desperate case not yet closed definitively, a position from which he resigned to fill the new role of messiah in the March.
In ’99, the debut emblazoned with the evaluation of the assignment of the distribution area of Enel, when in 1999, in compliance with the Bersani Decree, the electric giant landed in Piazza Affari, defining the sale of the three genco. Then other positions and roles of director and mayor in Italian big finance (there are more than 100 in over 20 years of career): UniCredit, Telecom, Pirelli, Eni, Beni Stabili, Saipem, Fendi, Banca Finnat, Acea, Seat Pg, Ansa, L’Espresso-Gedi Group, Rai, Burgo, Tirrenia. And international (Nomura Sim).
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