Starting from 1st September 2020, Lorenzo Mariani has become Executive Group Director Sales & Business Development of MBDA and Managing Director of MBDA Italia. Reporting directly to Eric Béranger, the group’s Chief Executive Officer, he also becomes a member of MBDA’s Executive Committee. Mr Mariani succeeds Pasquale Di Bartolomeo following his appointment as Leonardo’s Chief Commercial Officer.
Mr Mariani will guide an integrated multi-national team responsible for generating the order intake to sustain the long-term performance of the company. This includes all activities related to the whole product life cycle, and for understanding precisely what customers require and developing the most compelling solutions to meet these requirements.
He will lead MBDA’s relationship with both the Italian customer and the Italian industrial community. Whilst as the person responsible for the company’s operations in the country, he will also ensure its business continuity, competitiveness and coherence from a national perspective.