Director, Procurement and Supply, Pentair
Francesco is a passionate international Procurement and Supply leader. He maintains 20-plus years of experience in building high performing organizations, in driving innovation and in managing the change. He joined Pentair in 2012 as Commodity Manager. In 2014 he has been appointed “Director of Procurement and Supply” for the extended region Europe, Middle East and India, since then increasing his perimeter and responsibilities.
His expertise covers cross-function value generation, sustainable functional transformation, managing Merges & Acquisitions, creating and maintaining partnerships, risk management, negotiating and influencing across cultures and languages. He is also a pioneer in Supply Digital Transformation, currently leading and exploring the introduction of Blockchain and A.I. in Pentair.
Francesco holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management from the Università di Torino, Italy, recently integrated with an Executive MBA from the HEC Lausanne, Switzerland. He collaborates as lecturer with a number of universities for Procurement and Supply Chain topics.