Frezza & Partners
Prior to joining Frezza & Partners, Leonardo was Partner in Ray & Berndtson. Earlier he was Partner in Heidrick & Struggles for 10 years, and Human Resources and Organization Director at three different companies: Massey Ferguson, Recordati and Pfizer. He began his career at Confindustria (General Confederation of Italian Industry). Leonardo is the author of “Pharmaceutical Companies” (1994), “In Search of the Drug” (1997), “Pharmaceutical Industry & Management” (2005) and “Biotech stories” (2011). It has just been published his last work “Business, Science and Drugs” (2015).
Giovanni has developed his professional career at international level in the pharmaceutical sector and in management consulting, where he has built his competencies in marketing, sales and market development. He started his career working for Eli Lilly in Germany and in the UK, as a Manager of Sales & Marketing on a European project; he then moved to Bristol Myers Squibb, based in the USA and later in Italy, as a European Marketing Manager. Afterwards he joined the management consulting arena working for Arthur D. Little International, followed by being a Director at IMS Health Consulting Group (UK), and finally as a Partner at Executive Insight (Switzerland) and HBI. He holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Genoa and an MBA from SDA Bocconi and University of Michigan Business School.