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Mr. Marco Drago

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Company Description: De Agostini, founded in 1901, is a family owned private Group, active in 66 countries worldwide and in 4 business areas: publishing, media, games and services,...   more
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Marco Drago - Biography
www.4-traders.com, 27 Dec 2013 [cached]
Marco Drago
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Since 1997, Marco Drago is the president of the Italian family group De Agostini Spa, the holding company of De Agostini group.
Born in province of Turin, he moved to Milan to study at Bocconi University in Milan, from where he exited in 1969 with a degree in economics. In the same year, he began his career, integrating the family business, where he joined the De Agostini Geographic institute.
He quickly climbed the pyramid, to become Chairman of De Agostini. In the 80's and 90's he was CEO of the group. This period represented a crucial phase in the development of the company, and the group gained power in Italy and abroad.
In 2000, he adopted a strategy of diversification and aimed to development of lottery games and services sector with Lottomatica and Gtech.
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De Agostini: Management: Marco Drago
www.deagostinigroup.com, 16 May 2009 [cached]
Chairman: Marco Drago De Agostini: Management: Marco Drago
De Agostini
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Marco Drago
Marco Drago has been the Chairman of De Agostini SpA, the holding company of the De Agostini Group, one of Italy's largest family-run groups, since 1997. During this time he has steered the company through a crucial evolutionary phase. As Chief Executive Officer of the Editorial Group during the 80s and 90s he was the driving force behind the exceptional growth in Italy and especially abroad. Since 2000, as part of a diversification strategy, he has led the Group's expansion in the lottery, games and services sector with Lottomatica – Gtech; in the media and communications sector with Antena 3 de Television in Spain (with the Planeta Group) and Mikado Film and Magnolia in Italy; in the insurance sector with Toro, later sold to the Generali Group; and in the finance sector with DeA Capital. Since October 2006 he has been Chairman of the Board of Partners of B&D Holding di Marco Drago and C. S.a.p.a., a family limited partnership created to ensure cohesion in share ownership, consistency of intent and continuity in decision making over the long term. He is also Vice President of the De Agostini Planeta Group, and a Director of Antena 3 de Television, Lottomatica – Gtech, DeA Capital, De Agostini Editore, Editions Atlas (France) and S. Faustin (Techint Group). Born in Settimo Torinese, in the province of Turin, in 1946, he graduated in Economics and Business from the Università Bocconi in Milan in 1969. That same year his career in the family company began when he joined the De Agostini Geographical Institute. Following appointments as Executive Officer and Managing Director, he then replaced Achille Boroli as Chairman of De Agostini SpA.
Board of Directors & Committees - GRUPOANTENA3
www.grupoantena3.com, 1 Feb 2013 [cached]
Mr. Marco Drago
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Mr Marco Drago
De Agostini Group : About Us - Corporate Governance
www.deagostinigroup.com, 17 Jan 2012 [cached]
Chairman - Marco Drago
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Marco Drago - Chairman
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Marco Drago
Since 1997 Marco Drago has been the Chairman of De Agostini SpA, the holding company of the De Agostini Group, one of Italy's largest family-run groups. During this time he has steered the company through a crucial phase of development. As Chief Executive Officer of the Editorial Group during the 80s and 90s he was the driving force behind the exceptional growth seen in Italy and especially abroad. Since 2000, as part of a strategy of diversification, he has led the Group's expansion in the lottery, games and services sector with Lottomatica - GTech; in the media and communications sector with Antena 3 de Televisión in Spain (with the Planeta Group) and Zodiak Media; in the insurance sector with Toro, later sold to the Generali Group; and in the finance sector with DeA Capital. Since October 2006 he has been Chairman of the Board of Partners of B&D Holding di Marco Drago and C. S.a.p.a., a family limited partnership created to ensure cohesion in share ownership, consistency of intentions and continuity in decision-making over the long term. He is also Vice-President of the De Agostini Planeta Group and a Director of Antena 3 de Television, Lottomatica - GTech, Zodiak Media, DeA Capital, De Agostini Editore, Editions Atlas (France) and S. Faustin (Techint Group). Born in Settimo Torinese, in the province of Turin, in 1946, he graduated in Economics and Business from the Università Bocconi in Milan in 1969. In the same year he began his career in the family company when he joined the De Agostini Geographical Institute. Following appointments as Executive Officer and Managing Director, he then replaced Achille Boroli as Chairman of De Agostini SpA. In 1970 he married Donata Morandi and they have three children: Enrico and Nicola, both graduates in Economics from the Università Bocconi and Marcella, a graduate in Modern Literature. Drago has received important awards such as "Bocconiano dell'anno" in 2001 and "Cavaliere del Lavoro" in 2003.
Marco Drago - Board - Company - Zodiak Media Group
www.zodiakmedia.com, 17 May 2011 [cached]
Marco Drago
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Marco Drago
Board Member
Chairman of De Agostini SpA, the holding company of the De Agostini Group, one of Italy's largest family-run groups, since 1997. During this time he has steered the company through a crucial evolutionary phase. As Chief Executive Officer of the Publishing business during the 80s and 90s he was the driving force behind the exceptional growth in Italy and abroad.
Since 2000, as part of a diversification strategy, he led the Group's expansion in the lottery, games and services sector with Lottomatica - Gtech; in the media and communications sector with Antena 3 in Spain (jointly with the Planeta Group) and Mikado Film and Magnolia in Italy; in the insurance sector with Toro, later sold to the Generali Group; and in the finance sector with DeA Capital.
Since October 2006 he has been Chairman of the Board of Partners of B&D Holding di Marco Drago and C. S.a.p.a., a family limited partnership created to ensure consistency and continuity in ownership and decision making over the long term.
He is also Vice President of the De Agostini Planeta Group, and a Director of Antena 3 de Television, Lottomatica - Gtech, DeA Capital, De Agostini Editore, Editions Atlas (France) and S. Faustin (Techint Group).
Born in Settimo Torinese (Turin) in 1946, he graduated in Economics and Business from the Università Bocconi in Milan in 1969. That same year his career in the family company began when he joined the De Agostini Geographical Institute.
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