Franco MeropialiHead of International Development and Licensing at Versalis SpA
Franco Meropiali has been Head of International Development and Licensing at Versalis since November 2016. Franco has a strong international perspective, and over 25 years of experience in the chemical industry. After graduating in Economics and Business Administration at Bocconi University in Milan, he joined EniChem in 1995.
Over the course of his career, he has held several management roles. Before being appointed in his current position, Franco served as Vice President of Corporate Planning and Control, contributing to the definition and implementation of the Versalis turnaround plan. His career highlights include 5 years as Finance Manager of Polimeri Europa (todays’ Versalis), where he consolidated his experience in Finance, Insurance and Credit management. He also serves in the Board of Directors of Italian and international companies.