Mr Antonio D’Amato began his business career in 1979 with Cartoprint in Milan, part of the Seda International Packaging Group SpA (formerly the Finseda Group), a leading European company in the production of food packaging materials.
He was employed in various capacities and became president of Seda International Packaging Group SpA in 1991. Mr D’Amato was previously president and a member of the board of directors of Confindustria, the Confederation of Italian Industry.
In August 2000, Mr D’Amato was appointed vice-president of the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe (UNICE). From 2000 to 2012, Mr D’Amato was a member of the Italian National Council for Economy and Labor (CNEL).
In July 2001, he became president of the LUISS University in Rome, a leading private Italian university. Mr D’Amato is a member of the Company’s Nomination and Remuneration Committees.