Born in Rome in 1962, Mr. Nicola Verdicchio graduated in Law at Rome University “La Sapienza” and began his professional career in 1986 at the food-products multinational corporation Danone Group.
In 1987, Mr. Verdicchio joined Stet – Società Finanziaria Telefonica p.a., covering different roles with increasing responsibility within the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department of the company. In 1997, Mr. Verdicchio was appointed Head of the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department of the multinational company Stet International S.p.A.. In 1999, Mr. Verdicchio was appointed Head of International Business Development within the Legal and Corporate Affairs Department of Telecom Italia Group.
In February 2004, as Group Senior Vice President of Telecom Italia S.p.A., Mr. Verdicchio was appointed Head of International Legal Affairs Department in charge of the legal assistance on the international businesses and activities of Telecom Italia Group and, afterwards, of all domestic and international merger and acquisition activities.
In January 2014, Mr. Verdicchio joined the Pirelli Group appointed as Chief Legal Officer of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. in charge of all the legal issues, the international corporate affairs as well as all the IP activities of the group.