Francesco Venturini

CEO of Enel X

Born in New York (USA) in 1968, Mr. Venturini graduated cum laude in Economics from the University “La Sapienza” of Rome, Italy where he also served as assistant professor of Banking Strategies and Techniques during the academic year 1991-1992.

Mr. Venturini is a London Business School alumnus and in 2015 he has been awarded an MBA at the MIT Sloan Business School.

At the onset of his career Mr. Venturini served as Financial Controller for Elsag Bailey Process Automation, a Finmeccanica group company, taking part in its listing on the NYSE. He later became Chief Financial Officer for several companies of the Elsag Bailey Process Automation and Hartmann & Braun groups in both the United States and Brazil.

He joined the Enel Group in 1997 as Head of Administration and Management Control at Enel S.p.A., contributing to the company listing on the New York and Milan Stock Exchanges. Mr. Venturini later became Head of Internal Audit within Enel's Distribution and Market Division, and subsequently, Head of Sales Administration within the same division. In 2009, he was appointed Head of Finance in Enel Green Power. Afterwards, he worked at Enel Green Power North America, first taking on the role of Head of Business Development and later, in 2011, as Head of the North America Area. In May 2014, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Enel Green Power.

He was appointed Enel's Head of Global e-Solutions in May 2017 and CEO of Enel X in November 2017.