Born on 18 September 1957 in Milan, Danilo Pellegrino is Chief Executive Officer of Fininvest S.p.A.
During his studies in economics and business administration at Cattolica University in Milan, in 1975 he joins Magneti Marelli S.p.A., company of the Fiat Group in which he covers a number of positions, from Manager of Administration to Head of Management Control. In 1988, he joins Fininvest S.p.A., first as head of Budget and Reporting, from 1999 as Head of Administration, Planning and Control and from 2003 until 2016 as General Manager.
Member of the Board of Directors of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A. since February 2013.
Danilo Pellegrino is also Chairman of Teatro Manzoni in Milan and Alba Aerotrasporti, and director of other Fininvest Group companies.