Alessandro Profumo is Chief Executive Officer of Leonardo since May 2017. He is also Honorary Chairman of AIAD (Italian Industries Federation for Aerospace, Defense and Security), Chairman of Fondazione Ricerca & Imprenditorialità, member of IIT Foundation’s Council (Italian Institute of Technology) and member of COMI (Italian Committee of Market Operators and Investors). Mr. Profumo began his career at Banco Lariano, and later joined a number of global management consultancy firms. He was CEO of Unicredit; Chairman of MPS; and in the Board of a number of international banking federations and banks. He was a member of the Board of Eni, Mediobanca, and Bocconi University. In 2004, Mr. Profumo was awarded the Italian Order of Merit for Labour.