She graduated with honors in Electronic Engineering at the University of Genoa in 1987.
She then developed her career in Marconi S.p.A., a leading company in telecommunications technologies, gradually acquiring roles of increasing responsibility and becoming Senior Vice President Strategies of Marconi Mobile S.p.A.
In 2001 she joined Sirti Group, a leading company in the engineering of telecommunications networks, initially holding the position of Director of Strategies and Business Development. Then she was appointed General Manager of the Group and finally Chief Executive Officer.
From 2012 to 1st April 2019 she was CEO of Gruppo Fabbri Vignola SpA, a leading company in the food packaging sector.
Since 2010 she has served as non-executive Director of important Italian and foreign companies.
From 2011 to 2014 she was Independent Director of ATM - Milan Transport Company, also holding the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Body.
From 2012 to 2016 she was non-executive Director of Eutelsat S.A. and member of the Audit Committee.
From 2010 to 2nd April 2019 she was independent Director of SNAM, Chairwoman of the Control, Risks and Transactions with Related Parties Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee, after having chaired the committee for three years.
From 2012 to 6th November 2019 she was independent Director of Gedi Gruppo Editoriale SpA (formerly Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso), with the role of Lead Independent Director and is the Chairwoman of the Control and Risks Committee, as well as a member of the Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
Since 2014 she has been an independent Director of Banca Farmafactoring Group, Chairwoman of the Remuneration Committee and Chairwoman of the Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
Since 2016 she is also an independent Director of Sagat S.p.A., the management company of the Turin airport.
Since 5 April 2019 she has been Non Executive Director of Fincantieri S.p.A.
Since 29 April 2019 she has been Non Executive Director of Stella S.p.A.
Since 17 May 2019 she has been Chairwoman of Sagat S.p.A. Since 29 April 2019 she has been Non Executive Director of Trevi Finanziaria Industriale S.p.A. Elisabetta is Chairwoman of the Foundation "Furio Solinas Onlus", a non-profit organization with charitable purposes.
In 2008 she was awarded the honor of "Knight" of Merit of the Republic by the President of the Italian Republic.
In 2016 she received by Federmanager - Aldai the award "Merit and Talent".
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