Confederazione Dell Industria Italiana
Founded in 1910, Confindustria is the main organisation representing Italian manufacturing and services companies. Over 150.000 companies of all sizes, employing over 5.5 million workers are voluntary members of the organisation. The fundamental value underlying Confindustria’s activities is the belief that free enterprise and free economic activity, within the framework of a market economy, are key factors for the growth and development of society as a whole. In its by-laws, Confindustria advocates to contribute to Italy’s economic and social growth by cooperating with both Italian, European and international political institutions and economic, social and cultural organisations. To this end, Confindustria represents the interests of Italian companies to leading political and administrative institutions, including parliament, the government, trade unions and other social partners.
President of the Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria)
CEO of Arti Grafiche Boccia Spa
Vincenzo Boccia, was elected the 30th President of Confindustria on May 25, 2016 and will be in office for four years, till 2020. He succeeds Giorgio Squinzi.
Born in 1964, in Salerno, Italy, Boccia has a degree in Economics from the University of Salerno and is the CEO of the Salerno-based Arti Grafiche Boccia Spa, a family business that has been operating in the graphics industry for over 50 years.
Since the early 1990s, Vincenzo Boccia was a member of Confindustria’s Young Entrepreneurs Group and in 2000 he took up the post of Deputy National Chairman. He was President of Confindustria Assafrica & Mediterraneo and member of the Board and of the Governing Council of Assografici.
From 2009 to 2013, he was President of Confindustria’s Piccola Industria and throughout the Presidency of Giorgio Squinzi, he led the Technical Committee on Credit and Finance.