Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Mondadori Libri S.p.A.
Antonio Porro has been Deputy Chairman and Managing Director of Mondadori Libri S.p.A. since February 2015. He has also been Chairman and CEO of Mondadori Education S.p.A. since June 2011, as well as being Managing Director of Rizzoli Education S.p.A. and Chairman of Rizzoli International Publications Inc. since September 2016; since January 2020 he has been Chairman of Electa S.p.A.
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, and from 2001 in the International Division, with positions of growing responsibility.
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.