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American Business Group Rome

Speaker for May 2015 Lunch

Davide Cefis

Davide CefisDavide Cefis is the Rome representative of the American Chamber Of Commerce in Italy.

Born in Chicago (USA), Davide Cefis is, since February 2015, Partner and Head of the Rome office of Governance Consulting Group, leading firm specialized in corporate governance consulting, leadership services and executive search.

He is also Senior Advisor of Community, leading Italian group operating in corporate & financial communication consultancy through its own offices in Milan, Treviso, Bruxelles and Rome.

Previously he was partner of the Rome office of the international executive search firm Eric Salmon & Partners. He joined Eric Salmon & Partners in 2006 and since then he has conducted several researches for managerial positions in industry, services, healthcare and media sectors.

For five years he has been Head of Communications and External Relations at Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Group (now BNL-BNP Paribas) and has previously worked within the EMEA organization of Microsoft Corporation as Head of Government Affairs for Southern Europe, responsible for managing and coordinating public affairs of the American multinational corporation in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Greece.

For the previous fifteen years, he has worked in the communication consultancy field as a Senior Manager and Partner at Italian and international leading corporate and financial communications consultancy firms including: Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi, Barabino & Partners.

He studied Modern Literature and Philosophy at the University of Milan and has taught Corporate and Financial Communications in MBA courses at academic centers in Rome and Milan.

Since 2014 he is Honorary Representative of Rome at the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy.

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