Open Fiber confirms Rossetti as CEO, Marinali as chairman

Monday 6 December 2021 | 09:08 CET | News
Italian wholesale operator Open Fiber has announced the appointment of current general manager Mario Rossetti as its new CEO, replacing interim chief executive Francesca Romana Napolitano, and Barbara Marinali as new chairman, replacing Franco Bassanini. The appointments confirm earlier reports and arrive upon completion of the purchase of Enel's share in Open Fiber by state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) and Australian infrastructure fund Macquarie Asset Management.

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