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Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for Strategic Business Development
Paolo E. Ferrero holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering from Politecnico of Turin. He’s married, with two sons.
He has spent his entire professional career in the automotive business, covering various roles at international executive level, being in charge of defining the powertrain product strategic vision and being engaged in the development and launch of several engine and transmission families, from Passenger Car to Mid & Heavy-Duty.
Paolo is passionate about energy efficiency, alternative fuels and emissions reduction themes and related implications in terms of costs and investments.
After starting his Career in the Fiat Racing department (Abarth), Paolo had multiple experiences in product development and innovation, driving the integration process of complex and multicultural organizations, harmonizing projects, product portfolio, processes and organizational schemes.
Most relevant assignments were CEO and General Manager of FIAT-GM Powertrain Joint-venture for Italy (2001-2005), Engineering Vice President of Fiat Powertrain Technologies (2006-2008), Chrysler's Powertrain Senior Vice President in Detroit, Michigan (2009-2011), General Manager of Fiat Powertrain Technologies and Product Engineering Vice President at Fiat-Chrysler Powertrain for Latin America in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Ferrero served in several Boards and had active participation in many international automotive congresses such as SAE Detroit, Aachen and Vienna Motorensymposium, etc.
More recently, Ferrero has joined in 2017 Landi Renzo Group (leading Company in designing, manufacturing and distributing components and systems for gas-mobility), supporting the CEO as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President for Strategic Business Development,. From Apr.,2019 he has been appointed member of the Landi Renzo Group Board of Directors.