(WASHINGTON) — Marco Galbiati, formerly general manager of Fincantieri Marine Group, has been named the company’s new chief executive officer. Former CEO Dario Deste remains president.
Galbiati had been general manager since 2018. In this capacity he was involved in all aspects of the business and the company’s efforts to grow the workforce in support of commercial and military contracts.
Deste served as president and CEO since 2018, and was recently promoted to lead Fincantieri’s Naval Vessels Division.
Galbiati started his business career in 1996 with Sapio Group, an Italian market leader in the industrial and medical gases sector, where he served as the group financial controller.
In 2007, Galbiati joined Fincantieri, where he served as a leader in various financial departments, ultimately rising to be head of financial planning and controls for the two most prominent business units: Naval Vessels and Cruise Ships.
Galbiati earned a degree in economics from the University of Pavia in Italy.
– Fincantieri Marine Group