Enrico Viale

Director of Global Thermal Generation

Enrico Viale was appointed the Enel Group's Head of Global Generation in July 2014 and Head of Global Thermal Generation in April 2016.

After nine years at Ansaldo Energia and eight years at ABB in Italy and Switzerland, Mr. Viale joined Enel in 2003 when he was named Country Manager of Southeastern Europe and CEO of Enel Maritza East 3, where he headed up a number of development projects and operational activities in conventional and renewable energy generation, as well as in distribution, in Bulgaria, Rumania and Greece.

Between 2008 and 2014 he was in Russia, first as Chief Operating Officer, managing Enel's interests in OGK-5 and Rusenergosbyt and supporting SeverEnergia's upstream gas operations, before becoming Country Manager and CEO of Enel Russia.

Married with two children, Mr. Viale has a degree in Engineering from Turin Polytechnic, which he followed up with post-graduate studies in the United States, earning himself an MBA at the Santa Clara University's School of Business.