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Paolo Scaroni

CEO of Eni

Paolo Scaroni has been Chief Executive Officer of Eni S.p.A. since June 2005.

He is currently Director of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., LSEG plc (London Stock Exchange Group), Veolia Environnement (Paris) — and also a member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School, New York, and of the Board of Fondazione Teatro alla Scala.

From 2005 to July 2006, Mr. Scaroni was Chairman of Alliance Unichem (UK) and from May 2002 to May 2005, he was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Enel.

In 1996, he moved to the UK and was Chief Executive Officer of Pilkington until May 2002. From 1985 to 1996 he was Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Techint and oversaw the privatizations of the subsidiaries SIV, Italimpianti and Dalmine.

In 1973 Mr. Scaroni joined the Saint Gobain Group, where he held a series of managerial positions in Italy and abroad, until his appointment as head of the Glass Division in Paris in 1984.

After graduating in economics at the Università Luigi Bocconi, Milan in 1969, he worked for three years at Chevron, before obtaining an MBA from Columbia University, New York, and continuing his career at McKinsey.

In November 2007, Mr. Scaroni was decorated as an Officer of the Légion d’honneur.

Articles by Paolo Scaroni

Natural Gas and International Relations (Part II)

What should Europe do to prepare for the next wave of gas demand?

August 12, 2010

Natural Gas and International Relations (Part I)

Why will natural gas play an increasingly important part in the world's energy future?

August 11, 2010