Padova Hall, the company that manages the Fiera di Padova 2022 brand, has appointed Marco Valsecchi as the new general manager. He succeeds Luca Veronesi, who ended his mandate on December 31st.
Manager with a multicultural approach, with experience in business development and organizational development, Valsecchi will take up the new position from March 15. The first official commitment will be the inauguration of the new Padova Congress Congress Center, set at the Fiera di Padova 2022 for 7 April.
Born in Udine, 54, Valsecchi boasts among his experiences the Dutch multinational Randstad where between 2007 and 2015 he held the roles of global business strategy controller in the Amsterdam office, CFO for India and global head SSC development always in the Netherlands. Between 2015 and 2017 he was temporary managing director of Punkt, a Swiss consumer design technology company. From 2017 to 2020 he was first CFO and then CEO and managing director of Adecco Group India.
Ready for the challenges of the future
He commented the president of Padova Hall, Antonio Santocono: “We are happy to have chosen a highly qualified figure, with international experience and eager to face the new challenges that await us. But also an enthusiastic and forward-looking person, who we are sure will be able to continue the excellent work done up to now and trace new development paths for the Fiera di Padova 2022 www.fieradipadova.it that will have positive effects on the city of Padua and on the whole economy of the territory. Starting with the new Congress Center, the first and fundamental piece of an exhibition center that is increasingly characterized as an innovation hub “.
“I am ready to face this challenge with great determination, to put myself at the service of a reality that is a vital nucleus of the city and the entire province. Fiera has been managed up to now with great balance, its events portfolio represents a platform for the future full of potential. And above all these will be the guidelines to focus on, guaranteeing the great events rooted in Padua and bringing all the most innovative impulses from the territory to the center of our vision “.