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Gianfelice Rocca

Techint Group of Companies


Gianfelice Rocca is Chairman of the Techint Group, a multinational corporation whose activities span across steel industry, energy and power sectors, industrial and process plants, infrastructure and services. The Group generated total revenues of USD 23.5 billion with about 57,100 employees worldwide. Mr Rocca is member of the Board of Directors of Tenaris and Ternium, the main public companies of the Techint Group.

He is President and Founder of the Humanitas Research Hospital and of Humanitas University.

Currently, he is a member of the Board of the Bocconi University. In June 2020, he was appointed Special Advisor Life Sciences Confindustria.

Moreover, in Italy, he sits on the Board of Directors of Brembo SpA, Buzzi Unicem SpA. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of “Politecnico di Milano” and since July 2017, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Fondazione Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci.

From May 2004 to May 2012, he was Vice President for Education of Confindustria (Italian employers organization) and from June 2012 to June 2016, he was a member of the EIT Governing Board (European Institute of Innovation and Technology). From June 2013 to June 2017, he was President of Assolombarda, the largest territorial association of entrepreneurs in Italy and part of Confindustria.

At international level, he is Vice President of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Executive Committee, a member of the Harvard Business School Advisory Board and of the Trilateral Commission.

Moreover, he is a member of ERT (European Round Table for Industry) and of BIDMC Cancer Center International Board of Advisors.

He is President of the “Fondazione Fratelli Agostino and Enrico Rocca”, an association that supports several social and educational projects all over the world.

In June 2007, he was appointed Cavaliere del Lavoro of the Italian Republic and in March 2009, he was presented with a honoris causa degree in management engineering by Milan Politecnico.

In 2010, he received from the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, the 2009 Leonardo Award for his contribution to enhancing Italy’s international standing in steelmaking, energy and infrastructure.

In 2018, he was appointed “Commendatore” by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella, for his commitment and the contribution he has given to the country in the economic field.

Gianfelice Rocca graduated cum laude in Physics at University of Milan and got a PMD at Harvard Business School.

Mr Rocca lives in Milan, is married and has two children.