Ducati Motor Holding announced the following changes within the company’s Board of Management.
R&D Department will now be headed by Vincenzo De Silvio. He takes over from Andrea Forni with the goal of enhancing and expanding technical skills within what is a strategic area for Ducati. Vincenzo De Silvio has been with the company for 18 years. He started out in Ducati Corse before moving to Research & Development where he was Engine Design Manager.
Andrea Forni has been assigned the role of Quality Director. With Ducati for 31 years, he has always covered technical roles. Now, he shall put his experience and expertise at the company’s service to continue the improvement work begun by Andrea Gesi and his team.
The role of Production Director goes to Andrea Gesi, whose task will be to guide the digitalisation of production operations and modernise processes. Mr Gesi, who joined Ducati 21 years ago, brings to this new role a wealth of experience gained in vehicle experimentation/design and Quality Management, where he was Director for the last 8 years. In accordance with his new position, Andrea Gesi joins Ducati Motor Holding Board of Management and Ducati Motor Thailand’s board of directors.
Silvano Fini, with Ducati for 27 years, leaves his post as Production Director to join Supply Chain Management. Working alongside Federico Sabbioni, he shall be organising and offering Ducati Suppliers a specialized consultancy service designed to optimise processes, improve quality and enhance efficiency along the entire supply chain.
Following these changes, the Ducati Motor Holding Board of Management is now as follows: Claudio Domenicali (President), Oliver Stein (Finance, Controlling and IT), Sebastian Patta (Human Resources & Corporate Social Responsibility), Francesco Milicia (Global Sales and After Sales), Andrea Gesi (Production), Vincenzo De Silvio (R&D) and Federico Sabbioni (Supply Chain).