Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone
Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone was born in Rome on 2 March 1943. After studying engineering, he revamped his
family’s construction firm, extending its business to the cement and media sectors,
setting up one of the largest Italian business groups, which includes five publicly
listed companies, significant strategic holdings and has a growing international
presence. In addition to serving as Chairman of Caltagirone S.p.A., Caltagirone
Editore S.p.A., Il Messaggero S.p.A., Il Gazzettino S.p.A., and Eurostazioni S.p.A..
He was made ‘Cavaliere del Lavoro’ in 2006. Francesco Gaetano Caltagirone has
been Vice-Chairman of Assicurazioni Generali since April 2010.
Corporate Governance and