Francesca Di Carlo was appointed Head of Global Procurement for the Enel Group on October 1, 2020. Prior to that, she was Head of People and Organization (starting in July 2014).
She first joined Enel in September 2006 as Head of Corporate Strategy, and in 2008 she became Head of the Group’s Audit department.
Her professional career began at the UBS Group in 1987, where she specialized in corporate finance operations for both Italian businesses and international groups. She also covered a wide range of roles at the Telecom Italia Group, including Head of Investor Relations for Telecom Italia and Tim, Head of Financial Planning, and Head of Corporate Development and Mergers & Acquisitions. The projects she led included the completion of the group's international portfolio divestment program, the demerger and sale of Seat - PG through one of Europe's largest Leveraged Buyouts, and Telecom Italia's European broadband activity.
As Chairman of Stream, she was responsible for completing the merger with Tele +, becoming a Director of Sky Italy as a representative of Telecom Italia. She was also Chairwoman of Telespazio, where she looked after the business' sale to the Finmeccanica Group.
She won the Women and Finance edition of the M. Bellisario award in 2001.