Our Group is carried out by young and dynamic people that I trust, who with commitment, unity and awareness will face the new challenges and opportunities presented by the transformation of the automotive sector.

—Francesco Italo Saleri

Appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Industrie Saleri Italo S.p.A. in February 2023, he represents the fourth generation of the Saleri family to head the industrial group of the same name. Immediately after his studies, he started training in the business.  From 2007 to 2012, he was in China to set up and then manage subsidiary Saleri Shanghai. On his return to Italy, he took on the role of Sales and Marketing Director for the OE and IAM market, where he stayed until 2017. In 2017, he took charge of Business & Subsidiaries Development, contributing towards the establishment of Saleri Mexico in 2019 and Saleri India in 2021. In 2021, he became Group Chief Procurement Officer and remained in that role until his appointment as Chairman.