Antonio Scalia - CEO

Degree in Economics summa cum laude. Master Ipsoa in Tax Law. Owner and scientific director of the School of vocational training ‘Tax Consulting Firm’ , dedicated to the organization in major cities of Italy Master’s degree in Tax Law, aimed at graduates in economic-legal faculties. Within this structure, principal teacher of the Master Tax and trainer of more than 6,000 graduates . The challenge of becoming an entrepreneur was born from the experience developed in Tecnis SpA, big Sicilian company operating in the infrastructure sector, as Responsible for Internationalization in Brazil. Sicily homeland and the international experience, led him naturally to founding Calietra, of which he is presently CEO.

Alessandro Piergentili – CFO

Since 1994 Alessandro Piergentili has worked in financial sector. Imi Bank Luxembourg and Banca Popolare S. Angelo are two banks where his financial formation range dover from asset management to trade in derivatives.
Since 2006 Alessandro has been involved in business financial and strategies consulting with many companies.
He is currently board member of 500X100, CFO of LGM and Calietra UK LTD.
His knowledge in financial sector is a precious value for Calietra’s growth strategies and crowdfunding set up.

Maurizio Caruso – Business Strategy Advisor

Educated in Italy (Laurea in Ingegneria Elettrotecnica, summa cum Laude) and in the UK (Master in Business Administration), Mr. Caruso has significant working experience at C-level in sales & marketing, business strategy, operations and general management. Mr. Caruso offers a unique combination of strong technical knowledge, commercial awareness, team leadership and excellent interpersonal skills. Having worked internationally for over 20 years he is a culturally sensitive person able to adapt to different environments. Mr. Caruso has been living and working in the UK since 1996. He plays a key role in Calietra as business strategy advisor in UK market

Sergio Lo Giudice – Marketing Advisor

After graduation Sergio Lo Giudice started his professional activity as export manager for multinational companies in Mechanical sector, gaining experience in the complexity of international contacts and negotiation together with marketing development. In the last ten years he has been playing the role in International Business Development and Commercial direction of industrial companies in the Building Construction sector. Presently he is Chief Marketing officer in Gruppo Industriale Tosoni, responsible for the coordination of the International Business development of the Tosoni Construction Division. In Calietra he plays the role of Marketing Advisor

Giancarlo Rosano – COO

Master of Art in architecture, furniture and ceramics. The extensive experience in decorative glass and glass block furnishing, brings him in contact with patented processing techniques, in decorating, cooking and tempering glass . Working in the area of Faenza, acquires methodologies for manual decoration on prestigious Faenza majolica and becomes production manager. The collaborations with major industrial groups and the excellent knowledge of technological processes and applications of ceramic supports on a unique product like Etna basalt, lead him to become production manager and COO of Calietra.

Stefania Canepa – Communication Manager 

Since 1988 Stefania has been working in communication, public relations and marketing, with increasing responsibilities up to Communication Director, in multinational companies such as Arjomari, Antalis, Osram. She gathered experiences in different markets, B2B and B2C: paper, lighting technologies, environment, furniture, design, fashion. Since 2008 she has been focusing on digital communication; in 2013 she founded Key2Know, training and consulting company in digital business. In 2015 she joins Calietra as Communication Manager.

Maretta Ottaviani – Sales Development Manager

More then twenty years growth path in commercial functions with multinational companies in FMCG.
Experience in sales direction, trade marketing, channel and category management, customer service, project management, training and people management. Specialization in multi-channel management, design and implementation of new organizational models.
Active interest in innovative start-ups and social responsibility, since last year working as Senior with leading consulting company on commercial development projects and business internationalization.
In 2015 she joins Calietra as Sales Development Manager.