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Ferrari Announces Benedetto Vigna As New CEO



Ferrari has announced Benedetto Vigna will join the Italian luxury automaker as the new CEO, beginning his position from 1 September this year.
Ferrari has announced Benedetto Vigna as the new CEO of the luxury automaker. Credit: Ferrari

Ferrari has announced Benedetto Vigna will join the Italian automaker as the new CEO and begin his position from 1 September this year.

As the current President of the Analog, MEMS (Micro-Electromechanical Systems) and Sensors Group division of STMicroelectronics, Vigna is an Italian national with extensive experience working with some of the world’s leading international technology companies.

Having graduated with a physics degree from the University of Pisa, Vigna joined STMicroelectronics in 1995, where he founded the company’s MEMS operations and was responsible for motion-activated user interfaces, connectivity, imaging, and power solutions, with a focus on the industrial and automotive market segments.

Moving towards an electric future. Credit: Ferrari

With Ferrari now looking to move towards an electric future for the brand, Ferrari has strategically employed Benedetto Vigna for his unique knowledge gained over 26 years working at the heart of the semiconductor industry with the hope of accelerating Ferrari’s next-generation technologies in the rapidly transforming the automotive sector.

“We’re delighted to welcome Benedetto Vigna as our new Ferrari CEO.,” shared John Elkann, Chairman of Ferrari. “His deep understanding of the technologies driving much of the change in our industry, and his proven innovation, business-building, and leadership skills, will further strengthen Ferrari and its unique story of passion and performance, in the exciting era ahead.”

“It’s a special honour to be joining Ferrari as its CEO and I do so with an equal sense of excitement and responsibility,” commented Vigna.

“Excitement at the great opportunities that are there to be captured. And with a profound sense of responsibility towards the extraordinary achievements and capabilities of the men and women of Ferrari, to all the company’s stakeholders and to everyone around the world for whom Ferrari is such a unique passion.”


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