Milan - Simon Francis, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA and President of the Board of Directors of Saatchi & Saatchi Italy is delighted to make the following announcement:
"Effective November 1st 2010, Giuseppe Caiazza is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Saatchi & Saatchi Italy, on top of his European role of Managing Director for the Automotive Business within Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA."
Giuseppe will pass on his current role of Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi Italy to Fabrizio Caprara, currently Chief Executive Officer. Both will report into Simon Francis, who commented:
"I am very happy for Giuseppe to take on the CEO role in Italy, after having inspired the Team, as the Chairman, to design the business strategy for the next 5 years. I am sure he will be able to implement it with the same focus, drive and results he achieved with the European Automotive Business, which, therefore, will remain under his responsibility.
"I am also extremely glad that he will be supported by Fabrizio, whose long serving experience with Saatchi & Saatchi Italy will represent an invaluable asset for Giuseppe and for the Italian Team.
"Fabrizio will also play a key role in the New Business Strategy of Saatchi & Saatchi Italy and will be assigned to other 'Special Projects' in accordance with the specific business needs.
"I wish both of them great success in their new respective roles and I will confidently support Saatchi & Saatchi Italy's further growth and development as one of the top key markets for Saatchi & Saatchi in Europe."