Arnaldo Abruzzini, Secretary General of Eurochambres, was theAi??guest speaker on the IV FBPAi??Business Forum, held on the 19th of May at the CAi??rculo Ecuestre in Barcelona.
The event wasAi??presided by Miquel Valls, President of theAi??Chamber of Commerce ofAi??Barcelona and Vice President ofAi??Eurochambres.
Mr.Ai??AbruzziniAi??has beenAi??Secretary General of Eurochambres, the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry, since 1999. He had also opened the IIAi??FBP Conference held in Brussels on the 12th and the 13th of May, 2014.
He is a senior lobbyist in Brussels and represents the voice of over 20 million companies through members in 43 countries and a network of 1.700 regional and local Chambers.Ai??He is also an active entrepreneur, having founded several companies. He still owns shares in telecommunication (Interactive Media), energy (InRes) and business consulting (Consir) firms.
Mr. Abruzzini has worked as Managing Director of several companies active in telecommunication (EPTA), marketing and communication (MediaCamere) and business advices (CoFiCom), in Italy and the US.
He has also served in the financial sector, actively working in Investment Banking (MedioBanca) and Insurance companies (Bavaria).Ai??He started his career as auditor in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1979 (Arthur Andersen). Born in Rome (Italy) on 5 August 1957, he is a graduate in Economics with a major in Finance from the University of Rome. He is fluent in English, French and Spanish, apart from his mother tongue.