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Claudio Domenicali

Claudio Domenicali

CEO Ducati Motor Holding spa

After graduating in mechanical engineering from the University of Bologna, Claudio Domenicali joined Ducati in 1991. After a period of professional growth within the company, he was appointed CEO of Ducati Corse in 1999. In 2005, he became Director of Product R&D at Ducati Motor Holding, and in 2009, he was then named General Manager of Operations and Product Development.
In 2013, following the acquisition of the company by the Audi Group, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ducati Motor Holding spa. In December 2019, he was officially nominated President of the Motor Valley Development Association. In November 2020, he was made President of the Automotive sector of Confindustria Emilia and, in December of the same year, he was appointed Vice President of the Automotive Sector of Fondazione Altagamma.



Moderator: Gian Luca Pellegrini, Director QuattroRuote   

 8:30 | Registration opening   

 9:00 | Institutional greetings (Opening remarks) 

  • Paolo Calvano, Councillor for Budget, Personnel, Heritage, Institutional Reorganization, EU Relations Emilia-Romagna Region
  • Gian Carlo Muzzarelli, Mayor of Modena   
  • Andrea Prete, President Unioncamere 
  • Remo Taricani, Unicredit Deputy Head of Italy


9:45 | McKinsey speech 

  • Andreas Cornet, Senior Partner  
  • Michele Bertoncello, Partner  


10:20 | Motor Valley Top Table 

  • Andrea Pontremoli, CEO Dallara Automobili
  • Claudio Domenicali, CEO Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A.
  • Andrea Antichi, Chief Manufacturing Officer Ferrari
  • Stephan Winkelmann, Chairman and CEO Automobili Lamborghini
  • Davide Grasso, CEO Maserati
  • Hannes Zanon, Commercial Director Pagani Automobili
  • Livia Cevolini, CEO Energica Motor Company


11:40 | Keynote speeches 

  • Cristina Bombassei, Consigliere e Chief CSR Officer Gruppo Brembo  
  • Edoardo Merli, ADG Power Transistor Sub-Group VP STMicroelectronics
  • Joannes - Joerg Rueger, President Bosch Engineering GmbH
  • Christian Richter, Google Director Global Automotive 


13:00 | Ribbon Cutting 

Official ribbon cutting and opening of the event at Accademia Militare