Stevanato Group, specializing in glass pharmaceutical primary packaging, glass converting machines, visual inspection systems, assembling and packaging machines for the pharmaceutical industry, announces that Monica de Virgiliis has been appointed as a member of its Board of Directors.

Monica de Virgiliis has a degree in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico of Torino, and now she is a high international leader in advanced technology fields. She has played various executive management roles in multinational groups both from the operational and the strategic point of view. From 2015 she is Vice President of Infineon Technologies, responsible for a business line. From 2001 to 2015 she played various roles in the French-Italian STMicroelectronics Group, including VP Corporate Strategy & M&A and General Manager Wireless Multimedia, where she successfully led a product portfolio transformation and business model changing. From 1996 to 2001 she has been involved in the French Commission for Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy (CEA), with the mission of developing partnerships with Italian companies. She started her career in 1993 in Magneti Marelli Electronics Division as a manufacturing engineer. From April 2015 she is an Independent Director of the Board of Directors of Prysmian Group.

“We are very honored that Ms. de Virgiliis has joined our Board of Directors as an independent director," said Sergio Stevanato, President of Stevanato Group. "I am sure that her vast experience in the field of operations, acquisitions of business units and business integrations, will be really helpful for the realization of our growth projects. Her presence in the Board will help to create added value for the Group.

"It 'a real satisfaction to be part of the Stevanato Group Board of Directors, now that the company is emerging as a worldwide player," said the neo Board Member Monica de Virgiliis. "To participate in and to contribute to the development of the Company's Vision, which plans to move from the glass component to the integrated system for the pharmaceutical industry will be very exciting. I thank the Stevanato family for its trust. I am pleased to be part of a group that, also in terms of governance, adopt firmly best practice behaviors, in particular thanks to the presence of independent directors with different skills. "

After the entrance of Monica de Virgiliis, the Stevanato Group's Board of Directors is composed as follows: Sergio Stevanato, President; Stevanato Franco, Director; Marco Stevanato, Director; Monica de Virgiliis, Independent Director; Fabio Buttignon, Independent Director; Alvise Spinazzi, Independent Director; Fabiano Nicoletti, Independent Director; Fabrizio Bonanni, Independent Director.