On February, 12, 2016 Fortunato Guadalupi was appointed General Director of TERRA FOOD.
Fortunato was born in southern Italy in successful dairy businessman family. His family history began 60 years ago. Fortunato himself is a recognized international expert in dairy business more than 25 years. He professionally consolidates both businessman and systemic executive features.
On January, 2015 Fortunato joined TERRA FOOD team as a Strategic Development Consultant. In June of the same year he was appointed as the member of Supervisory Board.
From 2013 to 2014 he worked as strategy and management advisor on the most modern dairy plant of Belorussia ― Turov Dairy Factory. Fortunato took part in the development and launch of such modern cheese production based on Italian technologies and recipes.
From 2010 to 2012 he was Managing Director at L'Aia Vecchia S.r.l. Company (Italy). Company specialized on high-quality fresh and seasoned cheese production.
From 2009 to 2014 he was founder and shareholder of financial-investment Company INNOVA S.r.l. (Italy).
From 2004 to 2012 Fortunato established and has been Managing Partner in Consulting Company Dairyplus S.r.l. Company specialized in the processes directed to business and capital strengthening, M&A and investment funds related to international dairy corporations. In this role he has also been strategy and management advisor in international Company Gerson Lehrman Group (FOOD & BEVERAGE) from 2006 to 2011.
From 2001 to 2002 he was member of Management Board and honorary treasurer in Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce.
From 1993 to 2003 he held several appointments as Managing Director and Regional Director in the International Dairy Company Parmalat S.p.A. (Ukraine, Russia, India, Thailand and Vietnam).
From 1986 to 1993 Fortunato managed and developed his own dairy business founded by his father in 1956. Production under Villanova TM, which was manufactured at CPL Guadalupi Srl factory in the southern Italy enjoyed wide popularity on the local market.
Fortunato Guadalupi got higher economic education at the Università degli Stud³ Guglielmo Marconi (Rome, Italy). Earlier he studied at Università degli Studi di Bari Economics and Trade faculty.
Mother tongue language ― Italian. He fluently speaks English, Russian and Ukrainian.