Franco Tatò

FRANCO TATÒ

Partner

Franco Tatò is a highly regarded international manager within the European financial community for his extensive professional experience. Franco served as CEO of several blue chips corporation such as: Austro Olivetti in Wien, Deutsche Olivetti in Frankfurt, Mannesmann in Villigen Schwenninge, Triunph Adler in Nurnberg, and Enel in Rome.
Within the media industry, he served as CEO of Fininvest and Mondadori and as Chairman of Mikado (De Agostini Group).
Franco is currently serving as Chairman of Fullsix and Parmalat spa and is also the CEO of Istituto della Enciclopedia Treccani. Franco holds a master degree in Philosophy. He is a published author and journalist.

Andrea Zoso

ANDREA ZOSO

Partner and MD

Andrea Zoso has extensive International business development and finance experience in the film industry. He began his professional activity as a tax consultant with KPMG and until recently, he served as the Managing Director of De Angelis Group (DAP), a film production company based in Italy.
In his career he raised more than 300 million Euros for both TV drama and features. Andrea has brokered co-productions across the US and Europe. He is recognized as an authority on film finance and international tax law, with expertise in structuring investments for international partners.
He is an qualified CPA in the UK and Italy and holds MBAs from Columbia University and the London Business School.
Andrea lectures at the university of Pisa - Master of film and entertainment organization.

Paolo Righetto

PAOLO RIGHETTO

Partner

Paolo Righetto launched Aliante Group in 2006 aiming to invest in leading Italian companies (SME), in some of the vital sectors of the Italian economy such as food, design, interior design, automation mechanics and fashion.
Prior to that he has was a manager and executive with Paris Natexis private equity, Meliorbanca Gallo in London and for three years at Societé Générale, in the M&A division.
At present he sits on more than 30 boards of Italian and American Companies contributing to their strategic, commercial and financial development.
Paolo is in charge of Film finance for the Aliante Group.
He graduated in Economics at Verona University further he has participated in SG Executive Program at the Chicago Kellogg Institute of Management, has obtained a Master in Lean Management at the CUOA Institute and has attended the Black Belt Program at the Alfa Laval Group in Lund - Sweden.

Lucia Morselli

LUCIA MORSELLI

Partner

Lucia Morselli has a strong track record in international management with a special focus in the media industry and extensive professional practice in the fields of M&A, Joint Venture and cross-borders deals.
Lucia served as CEO and board director of several public and privately held companies, such as Bioera spa and IPI spa. Within the media industry she was the Managing Director of the Telepiu (pay TV) Group and CEO of Stream Tv (Sky Italia). She also served as CEO of Mikado (De Agostini Group), where she gained extansive experience in the production and distribution of feature films. Lucia also served as Managing Director of News Corporation Europe. She is currently the CEO of Liberty Shipping co.
She holds a bachelor degree in Mathematics, a PHD in Physics, an MBA and a Master in Public Administration.

Salvatore Pecoraro

SALVATORE PECORARO

Investors' relations

sp@cinefinanceitalia.com

Salvatore joined CineFinance Italia in 2013 and is responsible for project finance development with a particular focus on tax credit incentives granted to companies carrying on business outside of the film audiovisual sector. Salvatore has worked for six years in film production and financing at Cinecittà Holding (Research & Analisys) and CineSicilia (Coproductions). He began his career in the film industry as assistant director in 2001, after attending the Film Direction and Scriptwriting Programme at the Film School of Milan.
Salvatore has a degree in Economics from the University of Palermo. Master in Management for Performing Arts at SDA Bocconi.

Riccardo Favato

RICCARDO FAVATO

Sales

rf@cinefinanceitalia.com

Riccardo Favato contributed to the financing of the Oscar-winning movie "The Great Beauty" by Paolo Sorrentino. Since 2002 he has been dealing with writing, script evaluation, funds raising and soft-money. He has worked at major companies as Mediaset, Endemol, Cattleya, Videa-CDE, Panorama Films and others. He attended the European Master in Audiovisual Management by the MEDIA Programme. He graduated in Mass Media at the University of Bologna.

Giuseppe Ligorio

GIUSEPPE LIGORIO

Sales

gl@cinefinanceitalia.com

Giuseppe Ligorio has been working for more than 17 years as managerial consultant, in industries such as telecommunications, banks and insurances, fashion, sport, culture industry, business training, tourism, funds raising. He then served as managing director of DUEL, a communication company, assisting medium-sized Italian enterprises, multinational companies in collaboration with the central government and local authorities. Giuseppe graduated in Sport Management at "Foro Italico" Rome University.

Valeria Materzanini

VALERIA MATERZANINI

Manager

vm@cinefinanceitalia.com

Valeria has been the executive assistant of Eagle Pictures CEO. She has assisted the DGTVi association for digital television including the main Italian network operators and broadcasters (Rai, Mediaset, Telecom Italia Media, Prima TV, FRT, AERANTI-CORALLO) during the switch off transition from analogue to digital. Prior to that she was the assistant of the Schroder Salomon Smith Barney Director of Marketing and Public Investors in Milan and earlier she held a position of staff journalist with the Italian socialist party secretary. Valeria holds a degree of modern languages at the Sapienza University of Rome.

Giulia Paolini

GIULIA PAOLINI

Receptionist