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DANIELE FERRERO

Chairman & CEO 

VENCHI SPA

 

After graduating with an honours degree in Economics from Trinity College at Cambridge University, Daniele Ferrero began his career as a consultant for McKinsey in London. In 1994 he received an MBA from INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France, moving forward with his international career in McKinsey in Zurich and Geneva.

In 1998 Daniele became the principal shareholder of Venchi S.p.A, the superior premium chocolate and gelato maker, before becoming the CEO and Chairman. Daniele led the growth of the business from 1.5 million Euros to 80 million Euros in 19 years by managing the transition of the firm from artisanal purposes to industrial before becoming a small global retailer. In 2018 Venchi celebrated its 140th anniversary targeting over 100 million sales and reaching more than 100 stores globally.