Prysmian shakes up group structure

Prysmian Group revamped its organisational structure and went ahead with new management appointments to stimulate the group’s growth strategy and further improve its focus on customer service. The new organisational structure will be effective from 1 January 2014.

Fabio Romeo, currently the executive vice president of the energy business, will take up responsibility for corporate strategy and development. Andrea Pirondini is joining the Prysmian group as COO. Pirondini’s particular mission will be to accelerate the development of quality and customer service, to redesign the industrial footprint by improving its performances and to optimise procurement.

The group, within the energy sector, identifies two different business areas: High Voltage & Submarine and SURF (products and services for offshore oil production), and other product segments and applications including energy & infrastructure (T&I e PD), Oil & Gas, elevators, automotive, network components, specialties & OEM and industrial. Responsibility for the first area is being assumed by Massimo Battaini, currently the group’s COO. Responsibility for the second area is being assumed by Hans Nieman, currently CEO of Prysmian Germany. Philippe Vanhille remains in charge of Telecom (Telecom Solutions, Multimedia Solutions, Optical Fibre).

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