He joins with a background in advanced technologies.
It has been announced that Benedetto Vigna will be the new CEO of Ferrari starting September 1, 2021. Vigna will be joining Ferrari after a long history with STMicroelectronics, where he founded the company’s Micro-electromechanical Systems (MEMS) activities. During his time with ST, he also worked with connectivity, imaging and power solutions. Vigna also piloted the company into new business areas, with a focus on the industrial and automotive market segments. This experience in the automotive market with such advanced technologies is going to help Ferrari apply next-generation tech in their vehicles. With the appointment of Vigna, it’s clear to see that Ferrari is aiming to innovate and advance the company towards a more technologically advanced future.
Benedetto Vigna commented: “It’s a special honor to be joining Ferrari as its CEO and I do so with an equal sense of excitement and responsibility. Excitement at the great opportunities that are there to be captured. And with a profound sense of responsibility towards the extraordinary achievements and capabilities of the men and women of Ferrari, to all the company’s stakeholders and to everyone around the world for whom Ferrari is such a unique passion.”
John Elkann, Chairman of Ferrari, said: “His deep understanding of the technologies driving much of the change in our industry, and his proven innovation, business-building and leadership skills, will further strengthen Ferrari and its unique story of passion and performance, in the exciting era ahead.”