This forum, targeted to top managers and businessmen, provided participants with a highly-valuable experience and allow them to expand their network of contacts within this sector.
To participate, please contact the Club office
Chiara Piloni and Silvia Ganora
(tel. +39 02 46753.293 – 274 – firstname.lastname@example.org)
“The Road Map of the Future for Food & Beverage” which marks the conclusion of the 2018 activities of the Ambrosetti Club Food&Beverage Community, a platform for reflecting on issues related to this sector with the goal of promoting an opportunity for discussion, meeting and exchange of experiences among business leaders, experts and government and institutions.
The food industry is a key economic supply chain for Italy. The turnover of the food & beverage industry is over €130 billion and it employs more than 465,000 people in 56,000 businesses to generate the highest level of value added in all Italian manufacturing sectors, equal to 72% of the other Big 3 (furnishings, apparel and automotive).
Discussion during the forum will include: scenarios and challenges for this sector; the attractiveness of food & beverage companies and the obstacles to its development; relationship between industry and distribution; and the role of technology which has a significant impact on distribution approaches with the opening of new channels and the allocation to new and different players of the functions traditionally performed by players within the sector.
Francesco Pugliese, Managing Director, Conad
Andrea Zocchi, Managing Director, Easy Coop
Zefferino Francesco, President and Managing Director, Monini
Bruno Aceto, Managing Director, GS1
Thiago Zanettini, Managing Director, AB InBev Italia Richard White, Vice Presidente AB InBev AB InBev is the number one beer company in the world. It distributes a number of the labels most popular on an international level and its vision is to be the best beer company that brings people together for a better world through its daily commitment to socially-sustainable growth. This case study will analyze and discuss the company’s path to growth with special focus on development in Italy.
Matteo Lunelli, President, Cantine Ferrari CANTINE FERRARI Ferrari produces some of the best spumante wines in Italy and the world. Its story is one of exemplary growth, coherent with the quest for maximum quality which has always distinguished this brand. This case study will analyze and discuss the company’s strategic choices and vision for the future.