Success Oriented People: Method and Solutions

The Eurosearch Consultants team, which is cross-curricular and strongly oriented to the achievement of goals, includes 29 people selected for their thoroughness, skills and know-how.


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Roberto GIUNTA

Partner and Founding Member

Degree in Economics at Università Bocconi

E-mail: roberto.giunta@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Roberto Giunta started his experience in the commercial department at IBM for the Milan and Naples areas. He was later appointed General Manager at SNSA. He collaborated with Soris Spa, carrying out economic research for ISPI, the Ministry of Labour and Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia as researcher and project leader.
  • From1969 - Roberto is a Founding Member, Chairman and Partner of Eurosearch Consultants.
    He founded the first Italian executive search company with Gianfranco Lanza, dedicated to the search for top-level executives.
  • He has been a director and member of the executive committee in several companies such as Seat, Società Italiana Vetro, Sip Telecom, Vetroeuropea and Ibmei.
  • At university, he was vice-president of the student’s union of the Università Bocconi with Bruno Colle, and a member of UNURI.
  • He is also among the Founding Members (with Ambrosoli, Gironda, etc) of the Circolo della Critica of Milan..
  • President of the provincial GLI of Naples.
  • From 1967, he has been a member of the Republican Party.
    He pursued a political life in the Provincial Direction, first in Rome, then in Turin, becoming Provincial Secretary.
  • Since 1984, he has been a member of the Italian Republican Party National Leadership..
  • He was elected s Senator of the Republic in 1992, and has been a member of the 8th Public Works, Communications Commission and of the Land and Environment Commission.
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Anna BASSIGNANA

Partner

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Niccolò GIUNTA

Managing Partner

Degree in Law from Turin University

E-mail: anna.bassignana@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • After a degree in Law from Turin University, Anna qualified as a lawyer, and started her career path at Luigi Lavazza Spa, first as a Legal Counsel and subsequently, from 1994 to 1999 as HR Director, supporting the company during a significant growth, particularly in the international marketplace.
  • She entered the executive search consultancy in 2000, where she has been working both at local and international level for multinational groups, as well as Italian privately owned companies. Anna has strong expertise in the field of manufactured products, and particularly in fast moving consumer goods, with many successful placements. Recently she has been involved in many challenging projects related to product or business model innovation. She speaks English and French fluently, good German.
  • She joined Eurosearch in 2013, where she became a partner in January 2017.

Degree in Philosophy at the University of Turin

E-mail: niccolo.giunta@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Nicc• Niccolò Giunta started his career in Eurosearch Consultants in 1995. At the beginning as search assistant and later as researcher.
  • He then worked for Soremartec/Arlon (Ferrero confectionery group) (Luxembourg, Monaco, Alba) from 1996 to 2002. From 1996 to 1998, he was Product and Brand Manager. He was subsequently in charge of planning and co-ordination of new product testing, directly reporting to the General Manager. From 1999 he was Project Leader for the launch of a new product line “Gran Caffè, Prêt à glacer". From 2000 until 2002, he was in charge of the group's organization (process analysis, training, development, human resources, process and structure engineering).
  • In 2002 he returned to Eurosearch Consultants as a Partner and is in charge of the Milan office.
  • Since 2014 he is Managing Director of Eurosearch Consultants Italy.
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Emanuela GORINI

Partner

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Marco GUADAGNUOLO

Partner

Degree in Economics at the Università Bocconi of Milan

E-mail: emanuela.gorini@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Emanuela Gorini After graduating at the Università Bocconi, started her career in 1983 at KPMG - Milan. In the beginning she worked as an auditor, then she took charge of the professional staff recruitment. She remained in the company until 1987.
  • Later, from 1988 she worked for Trevisearch becoming Associate and Managing Partner in 1990. Until 2010, she followed up and managed headhunting assignments in several sectors, developing in the last 15 years activities mainly specialized in the Financial Services sector (Bank, Insurance, Administration and Financial Corporate) for national and international Clients.
  • Since 2011, she has been Partner in Eurosearch Consultants.

Degreee in Economics from Turin University

Advanced HR Executive Program from University of Michigan – Ross School of Business

E-mail: marco.guadagnuolo@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Marco Guadagnuolo got a twenty-year HR experience spent in different sectors.
  • He started his professional career in 1997 in Dasein, a consultancy company, managed training and development projects dedicated to Public Administration personnel.
  • In 1998, he joined Ernst&Young Consultants (now Capgemini) where he held various HR roles of increasing importance over the years.
  • In 2005, he entered the Finance sector as HR Manager in GE Capital Solution Equipment Financing.
  • In Novartis from 2008 to 2017 he acquired a deep knowledge of the Pharmaceutical sector. 7 years spent as HR Head of Oncology Italy and the last 2 years as Head of Talent Management & Organizational Development Oncology Europe.
  • Since May 2017 he is Partner at Eurosearch Consultants.
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Mario PEJRONE

Partner

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Erika SAIDELLI

Partner

Graduate in Medicine at the Turin University (economic section)

Postgraduate Course in Business Administration SDA Bocconi Milan

E-mail: mario.pejrone@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Mario Pejrone between 1998 and 2008 he has held different positions in the private sector. He served as Sales & Marketing Director, as Project Developer Leader and as General Manager. He developed and executed the global strategies to advance the international business agenda of companies in the industrial sector, in the logistics sector and in the renewable energy sector.
  • From 2008 to 2017 Mario Pejrone served in Executive roles for an Italian Multinational Company. Initially oriented to execute the business development strategy to approach new markets; then focused to manage one of the Company’s Business Unit; finally challenged to startup the North American Operations, as well as to drive the acquisition and integration of a US Corporation.
  • In 2018 he worked in the EU-US cross-border strategic advisory with a US based advanced lobbing firm.
  • From 2019 Mario is a Partner at Eurosearch Consultants.
  • In addition, he serves as Senior International Advisor for Europe and Africa at Potomac International Partners (Washington DC, USA).

Degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Genoa

E-mail: erika.saidelli@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • In 2000 Erika Saidelli started her career in Executive Search at Eurosearch Consultants.As a Research Associate she was the Italian contact point for the international network ECI Group. In 2005, she became Recruitment Consultant.
  • In 2006 she moved to Geneva and joined Finders SA, an HR Consulting Company, as Recruitment Consultant for middle management and executive searches. She worked with the European Headquarters of multinational companies across different sectors.
  • • In 2008 Erika joined MSC Cruises at the Geneva Headquarters as Corporate PR and Press Office Manager. She supported the team in the reorganization of the marketing structure in several countries.
  • In 2010 she returned to Italy and joined Eurosearch Consultants, where she became a Partner in 2012.
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Giovanni BERTINI

Consultant

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Livilla CATTANEO

Consultant

Degree in Political Science at the University of Turin

E-mail: giovanni.bertini@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Giovanni Bertini started his career in 1993 at FERRERO S.p.A. as Junior Project Manager. From 1994 to 1999 he worked at UTET GROUP as Manager and Advisory Board Member UTET LIBRERIA.
  • In 1999 he entered the Eurosearch Consultats.In this period he has successfully managed a large number of research assignments for Executive and Professional positions with particular reference to the insurance, banking and industrial sector. Then he extends his expertise to the pharmaceutical industry. At present he manages research assignments of several important clients working across all business sectors.
  • Advisory Board Member Digital Investments S.C.A. - SICAR (seed compartment).

Master Degree in Developmental Psychology and Communication at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan

E-mail: livilla.cattaneo@edge-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • After completing a project in the clinical field, being enrolled in the Register of Psychologists of Lombardy, since March 2015 Livilla Cattaneo works as a Consultant and a Search & Selection Specialist for Head Hunting Companies.
  • She has worked on several cross-industries (either for multinational enterprises and small and medium-sized companies) recruitment assignment for profiles spanning from Entry Level to Middle Management.
  • November 2018 she joined Eurosearch Consultants’ EDGE Division team.
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Julia COZZI

Consultant | Edge Division

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Emanuele FOUGIER

Consultant

Degree in Architecture from the Venice University of Architecture Institute – IUAV

E-mail: julia.cozzi@edge-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Julia started her professional career in 1996 as a member of the ‘star team’ created by Mercedes Benz for the launch of the Class A series at a national level.
  • She moved to Xerox in 1999, initially in Sales and subsequently in Training, Product Marketing at a national level and Account Management for the finance and manufacturing sectors.
  • She then held growingly senior positions at an international level: in 2010 she was Head of Public Relations for Italy, then in 2011 Head of PR & Marketing Communications Southern Europe, and from 2014 reporting to the VP Marketing Communications Europe she was confirmed as Europe Country Marketing Communications Manager – Corporate Operations to start, and then International Operations, consolidating her experience in Corporate Communications and also covering Digital Communication and Corporate Reputation. From January 2018: on top of the above responsibilities, she led AR/AR Graphic Communications for the EMEA area.
  • From November 2019, she has been appointed as General Manager for Edge, the Eurosearch Consultants Division focussing on the search and selection of specialists and middle managers, with responsibility over the development of the Edge Division through the organisation of search and selection operations for high-potentials at a national level.

E-mail: emanuele.fougier@edge-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Emanuele Fougier started his career in 1981 within Communication and Publishing, for Grapho Roma, becoming a Partner in 1983. Then he got to Radio Città Futura and later to Porta Portese, the major Italian free-press newspaper as Distribution Director.
  • Between 2003 and 2008 he developed a significant (both operational and management) experience within Sales & Marketing for Prudential, major US Insurance Group.
  • In 2008, he entered Executive Search industry, giving an important contribution to start-up and development of SAM International Italian division, running search & selection assignments at national and international level, mainly within finance, insurance, marketing and communications.
  • Since 2017 Consultant at Eurosearch Consultants.
  • Starting from January 2018 he supports EDGE, Division of Eurosearch Consultants.
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Miriam LENTINI

Consultant

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Marco PALAZZO

Consultant

Degree in Public Relations at the Università IULM Milano

E-mail: miriam.lentini@edge-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Miriam Lentini, started her career in 1998 as Head of Recruitment for a global company, leader in temporary and permanent recruitment. After few months, she takes on a role more managerial and commercial oriented, starting a new branch and coordinating a team of resources.
  • Subsequently she develops business dedicated to HR services, such as communication plans and recruiting campaigns for large groups, operating in the Industrial sector, to embrace in 2007, the Executive Search.
  • In 2010 she became Head Hunter for Eurosearch Consultants. She is dedicated to develop HR projects, in partnership with clients, across all functions inside different organizations. Main sector of expertise are: Industrial Automation, Packaging and Chemical, for national and multinational companies.
  • Starting from January 2018 she supports EDGE, Division of Eurosearch Consultants.

Degree in Economics from Turin University

E-mail: marco.palazzo@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Marco Palazzo started his professional career in 1984 at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) working on multiple projects in planning, finance and control areas.
  • In 1990 he joined the GFT Group, the leading apparel production and distribution company thanks to the partnerships with leading fashion brands, covering in the years many positions such as Group Asia-Pacific Division Manager and becoming the in 1997 CEO of the controlled company Revedi SpA and in 2000 of Facis SpA, positions which enabled him to gain a strong competence on the entire textile/ clothing pipeline.
  • In 2002, he started an experience at Mariella Burani Fashion Group, seating in top positions in retail companies and making an LBO/MBO transaction through the creation of an international high-end boutiques group for top market brands.
  • In 2011 he works in an apparel casual/fashion company as General Manager and in 2013 starts an entrepreneurial business development of an apparel retail chain by launching own trademarks.
  • In 2017 he joined Eurosearch Consultants team.
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Gabriella ROSELLINI

Consultant

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Chiara SCASSA

Consultant

E-mail: gabriella.rosellini@edge-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Gabriella Rosellini has more than 25 years experience in Recruiting and Head-Hunting.
  • In 1990 she began her career in Eurosearch Consultants and, after a period devoted to the activity of Recruiter, she began to work on the development of the SELPE Division, specializing in the search for Middle Management.
  • Later she moved into Head Hunting and gained wide experience cooperating with privately owned companies, as well as multinational groups, working on several research projects within the different functional areas including R & D, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Operations, General Management and Finance. During these years she followed major projects to develop a Marketing Area for an Italian Food Multinational Company and, early 2000s, the Start-up of a Foreign Multinational Telecommunications Provider on Italian territory.
  • Sectors: Consumer Goods, Food & Beverage, Retail, Industrial, Automotive.
  • Starting from January 2018 she supports EDGE, Division of Eurosearch Consultants.

Degree in Economics at the London School of Economics, UK

E-mail: chiara.scassa@eci-eurosearch.com

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Chiara Scassa started her career in 1991 between Italy and London, working for an insurance broker and managing its integration within the Willis international network. She was then put in charge of opening the international office in Milan.
  • In1996 she moved to the music industry, becoming head of radio/tv at the multinational MCA/Geffen and then opening the Milanese office of the independent label Universo/Hitmania.
  • In 2000 she translated an entire ERP suite for the web agency Drake and started a period of exclusive work in technical translations.
  • In 2013 she became the network manager for ECI Group, the international executive search network of which Eurosearch is a founding member.
  • From 2019, she has been working as a Consultant at Eurosearch Consultants Italia.
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Enza STAGNI

Consultant | Luxury Division