Carolyn Dittmeier was born on 6 November 1956 in Salem, Massachusetts (USA). She graduated in Business and Economics at the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and is a statutory auditor, certified public accountant, certified internal auditor and certified risk management assurance professional. She focused her career on the auditing sector, taking on the role of chief internal audit executive of the Poste Italiane Group between 2002 and 2014. Previously she gained professional experience in auditing firm (KPMG) and with Montedison Group. She carried out various professional and academic activities, focusing on risk and control governance. She was Vice Chair of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), a leading world professional association in the internal auditing sector from 2013 to 2014 (director since 2007); Chair of the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing-ECIIA (2011-2012) and of the Italian Association of Internal Auditors (2004-2010). She was independent director and chair of risk and control committee of Autogrill S.p.A. and Italmobiliare S.p.A.
RELEVANT POSITIONS AS PER ARTICLE 148-bis TUIF ON THE PLURALITY OF OFFICES
No positions relevant as per article 148-bis TUIF are held, being Generali the only issuer where she is member of the supervisory body.
- Non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Alpha Bank AE
- Senior advisor for Ferrero SA as member of Audit Committee since 2016
- She sits in the Scientific Committee of Nedcommunity, the association of non-executive directors, where she serves as coordinator of the workgroup devoted to risk control and management systems.