Chairperson - Renato Boero
Chairperson of Iren S.p.A. since May 2019
Born in Turin, Italy in 1962, he graduated in Electrotechnical Engineering from Turin Polytechnic. A technical engineer, he acquired considerable experience at ENEL in the field of management of complex energy production plants in Italy and abroad. For eight years, from 2007, he worked in the waste management sector in Milan at AMSA and A2A, dealing with environmentalisation of the Silla2 waste-to-energy plant, management of waste processing plants, landfills, reclamations, management of permitting, construction and start-up of the glass processing plant for transformation into product of the separate glass collection in Milan. Since 2016, he has been Chairperson and a member of the board of Iren Energia, and Chairperson and a member of the board of TRM, a waste processing company in the Turin Metropolitan Area. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Utilitalia.
Deputy Chairperson - Moris Ferretti
Deputy Chairperson of Iren S.p.A. since May 2019
Born in Reggio Emilia, Italy in 1972, he graduated in Marketing from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He gained his professional experience at complex medium-sized enterprises in several sectors, from industry to services to distribution, where, over the years, he held various positions, such as Personnel Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer. The companies included Unicarni, then the Unipeg Group; Assofood; Coopbox Group; CCPL Industrial Group. He has been a Director and a member of the remuneration and appointments committee of Iren, and a Director of Ireti, as well as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Iren Mercato.
CEO - Massimiliano Bianco
CEO of Iren S.p.A. since 2014
Born in 1971, he holds a Bachelor’s Degree with honours from Bocconi University in Milan; he has extensive professional experience in the utilities sector. Before arriving at Iren, he was with Federutility (now UTILITALIA) – an association of local public services companies in the electricity, gas, water and waste sectors - where, as General Manager and thanks to his experience in the field, he was -among other things - also a representative of the Commissioner of the Spending Review and the Government in drafting of the 2015 Stability Law in relation to the “Rationalising of local publicly-invested Companies”. Previously from 2005–2013 he was General Manager of Acquedotto Pugliese, a leading operator of public services and infrastructure in Southern Italy. In this role he successfully worked on the relaunch of the company resulting in a significant improvement in service quality, infrastructural framework and the main financial/economic indicators. Mr Bianco also gained significant experience from 1996 to 2005 in the financial sector (primarily focussing on utilities and infrastructure) at Gallo & Co. (Gruppo Meliorbanca, a leading independent investment bank that was listed on the Stock Exchange at the time). He held roles of increasing responsibility, until eventually becoming General Manager and ultimately CEO.