Managing director - Mondadori Libri S.p.A. Educational area
Managing director - Education and Intl. Illustrated Books areas of Rizzoli Libri S.p.A.
Antonio Porro has been Managing Director of the Educational Division of Mondadori Libri S.p.A. since January 2015. He has also been Chairman and CEO of Mondadori Education S.p.A. and Mondadori Electa S.p.A. since June 2011 as well as being Managing Director of Education and International illustrated Books areas of Rizzoli Libri S.p.A. since September 2016.
Of Milanese origin, Porro was born in 1965 and earned his Degree in Economics and Business Administration of Milan’s Cattolica University. He begins his career in Mondadori in the early 1990’s as Head of Development Projects. He subsequently joins Telecom Italia for ten years: from 1995, in the Business Division, with positions of growing responsibility, including strategic marketing; from 2001, in the International Division, Porro holds various positions, also handling support and operations for subsidiaries.
In January 2009, he returns to Mondadori as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for the Group and in 2011 is appointed General Manager of the Educational area.