Inaugural ‘Italy Meets the United States of America’ Summit in New York
Prof. Vittorio Grilli, Italian Minister of Economy and Finance, and Giuliano
Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy, Headline Panel on Italian Elections
Panel of Leading Italian CEOs to Discuss “Italy: Opportunity Amid the Eurozone
-- February 8, 2013
WHAT: The summit will serve as an annual gathering for Italy’s leaders to
communicate directly with representatives from government, business, the
investment community and civil society on the issues central to Italy’s future
WHO: Two panel discussions featuring esteemed leaders from Italian business
and politics on the theme, “Italy: Opportunity Amid the Eurozone Crisis”.
*Prof. Vittorio Grilli, Italian Minister of Economy and Finance, and Mr.
Giuliano Amato, former Prime Minister of Italy (1992-1993; 2000-2001),
will discuss the forthcoming Italian election and the future of the
*A panel of executives from leading Italian corporations will discuss the
current state of the Italian economy and opportunities in the Italian
market for international investors. Speakers include: Andrea Ragnetti, CEO
of Alitalia; Fulvio Conti, CEO of Enel; Paolo Scaroni, CEO of Eni; Enrico
Cucchiani, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo; and Maximo Ibarra, CEO of Wind
WHEN: Monday, February 11, 2013, 8:00 am – 11:30 am
WHERE: Peterson Hall, 50 East 68^th Street (between Madison and Park Avenues),
New York City
The event will be streamed live on February 11 on the IB&II website. Please
click here to watch.
IB&II was founded by in 2011 by Fernando Napolitano, a former Senior Vice
President and Managing Director of Booz Allen Hamilton in Rome and the longest
serving board member of Enel S.p.A., Italy’s €84 billion utility and the
largest in Europe. IB&II is focused on voicing a call for action to mobilize
Italian leaders in business and government to continue making progress toward
improving the Italian economy through vital investments in potential growth
industries, such as high-tech. From its headquarters in New York, IB&II
provides a platform for collaboration between the U.S. and Italy through its
annual series of events and investor forums, giving U.S. investors, venture
capitalists, policy makers, academics, the international media and other key
opinion formers access to talented Italian entrepreneurs and their businesses.
For more information about IB&II please visit www.italianbusiness.org or email
email@example.com with any questions.
RLM Finsbury for IB&II
Annie Kempton / Will Briganti, +1 646-805-2000
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