Thursday, October 23, 2008

Italtel Appoints Umberto de Julio as its new CEO

The Italtel Group, which specializes in next generation multiservice integrated network systems, has appointed Umberto de Julio as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. de Julio is a veteran of the telecom industry.

Since June 2000, he has been partner of Pino Partecipazioni, a venture capital company. From July 1999 to April 2000, he was Head of Strategies in Telecom Italia Spa and from 1998 to 1999 he covered the role of Chief Executive Officer in Telecom Italia Mobile (TIM). Previously he held the roles of General Manager at TIM, General Manager at Telecom Italia and Co-General Manager at STET.

Mr de Julio started his career in the research field at Fondazione Ugo Bordoni. Afterwards he joined SIP, where he was first responsible for various development projects on new technologies and services, and then, from 1986 to 1994, Head of Network.

He is member of many international standardization bodies and he was Board of Directors member in many important companies, such as Telecom Italia, TIM, CSELT, Finsiel, SSGRR, Fintech, Italtel, Telespazio Saritel and Telit, as well as President of AEI (Italian Electronics and Electrotechnics Association) and of ‘Quadrato della Radio' Association.

At the moment, he is Vice President of ANFOV, a member of the Board of Directors in Sielte, Tiscali, UnTecnico, as well as in other companies backed by Kiwi funds.

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