John Elkann

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John Elkann "was appointed Chairman of Fiat Group on 21 April 2010 where he has served as Vice Chairman since 2004 and as a board member since December 1997.

"Mr. Elkann is Chairman of EXOR and represents the company on Fiat’s Board of Directors.

"In May 2010 Mr. Elkann became Chairman of Giovanni Agnelli e C. Sapaz. Born in New York in 1976, Mr. Elkann obtained a baccalauréat scientifique from the Lycée Victor Duruy in Paris, and graduated in Industrial Engineering and Management from Polytechnic University in Turin, Italy.

"While at university, he gained work experience in various companies of the Fiat Group in the UK and Poland (manufacturing) as well as in France (sales and marketing).

"He started his professional career in 2001 at General Electric as a member of the Corporate Audit Staff, with assignments in Asia, the USA and Europe.

"Mr. Elkann is Chairman of Itedi and Editrice La Stampa and a board member of RCS Mediagroup, Le Monde, The Economist Group and Banca Leonardo.

"Mr. Elkann is member of Confindustria and of the Italy-China Foundation. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Italian Aspen Institute and of the Giovanni Agnelli Foundation." [1]

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  1. John Elkann, Fiat, accessed July 26, 2010.
  2. News Corporation Board, organizational web page, accessed November 24, 2015.