Fernando Napolitano joined AMRI’s Board of Directors in July 2016. He currently serves as founder and CEO of the New York-based Italian Business & Investment Initiative, which is focused on fostering business relationships between the United States and Italy. From 1990 to 2011, Mr. Napolitano served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen Hamilton) in Italy, where he led the Organization and Strategy practice, specializing in leadership, organization and strategy for clients in the telecommunications, media, aerospace and energy sectors. His experience at Booz & Company will be an asset to our Board.
Mr. Napolitano serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Mediaset S.p.A. in Milan. He also serves on a number of advisory boards, including Innogest, a Turin, Italy-based venture capital fund; the Mind the Bridge Foundation in San Francisco; Bologna Business School in Bologna, Italy; and the Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Stevens Institute of Technology in New York. He is also a member of the USA-Italy Council through the Economic Club of New York.
Mr. Napolitano graduated with honors in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy in 1987 and obtained a Master of Science in Management of Technology from Brooklyn Polytechnic, in New York (now known as NYU – Polytechnic School of Engineering) in 1990. Mr. Napolitano also completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program and received a diploma from the Chamber of Commerce in Paris, France.