Lorenzo Pellicioli has served as Vice-Chairman of the IGT PLC board of directors since April 2015. Prior to that, Mr. Pellicioli served on the GTECH S.p.A. (formerly Lottomatica Group) board of directors as Chairman from August 2006 to April 2015. Mr. Pellicioli has served as Chief Executive Officer of De Agostini S.p.A. since November 2005. Previously, he served as the first President and Chief Executive Officer of Costa Cruise Lines in Miami, a division of the Costa Crociere Group that operates in North America. He was then promoted to Worldwide General Manager of Costa Crociere S.p.A. In the past (2011 and 2010) he served as a director of IDeA Alternative Investments S.p.A. and as Managing Director of DeA Factor S.p.A.
Mr. Pellicioli was also appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Compagnie Française de Croisières (Costa-Paquet), a subsidiary of Costa Crociere. He took part in the privatization of SEAT Pagine Gialle and, after the acquisition, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Following the sale of SEAT, Mr. Pellicioli worked for the Telecom Italia Group as head of the Internet Business Unit. Earlier in his career, he served as General Manager of Advertising Sales and Vice General Manager of Mondadori Periodici (magazines) for the Gruppo Mondadori Espresso, the first Italian publishing group. He was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Manzoni & C. S.p.A, an advertising division of the Group. He has also held various positions in the private sector of Italian television for Manzoni Pubblicità, Publikompass and he was appointed president of Bergamo TV Programmes after starting his career as a journalist for the newspaper Giornale Di Bergamo . Since 2006, he has been a member of the Clinton Global Initiative. He is also a member of the advisory boards of Investitori Associati IV, Wisequity II e Macchine Italia and Palamon Capital Partners. Mr. Pellicioli serves as Chairman of the board of directors of DeA Capital, as a director of Banijay Group SAS and LDH SAS, De Agostini Editore S.p.A., and he is also a member of the Compensation committee and of the Appointments and Corporate Governance committee and director of the board of directors of Assicurazioni Generali