Marco De Benedetti


Marco De Benedetti (Turin, 1962) has been a director of CIR (formerly COFIDE) since March 1994.

He has been the Managing Director of the Carlyle Group and Co-Head, Europe of Carlyle since 2015.

He is also Deputy Chairman of Moncler S.p.A. and is a Board member of GEDI Gruppo  Editoriale S.p.A..

Previously, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of TIM (July 1999 – July 2005) and was Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia (July 2005 – October 2005).

Marco De Benedetti graduated in History and Economics from the Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT-US) in 1984. In 1987 he was awarded a Master in Business Administration by the Wharton Business School (Philadelphia, PA-US).