Cerved Group S.p.A. (the “Company”) announces that it has entered into an agreement with Mr. Emanuele Bona, who will be appointed Chief Financial Officer of Cerved Group.

Mr Bona has a solid international background in the strategic consultancy and investment banking field, having worked in McKinsey, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch before moving to Apax Partners in London and, after, in Milan.

Furthermore Mr Bona has a consolidated experience as CFO in a listed company arriving in Cerved from BFF Banking Group (Banca Farmafactoring S.p.A.), a leading company in Europe in credit management and financial services specialized in healthcare supplier and public administrations, company in which he entered as Director of Planning and Business Development in 2011 and in which his career has developed with growing responsibilities in Italy, Poland and Spain until becoming CFO. He obtained his degree in Management Engineering at the Politecnico di Torino and then also obtained an MBA at the Boston MIT Sloan School of Management (US).

The Company also states that they and Mr Giovanni Sartor, current Chief Financial Officer, have reached an agreement for his gradual exit from the Group, in accordance with the agreed succession planning.

In order to ensure a smooth transition, Mr Giovanni Sartor will maintain his offices and responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer until 31 July 2020. Mr Giovanni Sartor further agreed to remain in the Group until March 2022, maintaining his current offices in the Board of Directors of certain subsidiaries.

Source:  Cerved Press Release