Executive Team

The executive team is the main governing body at Feralpi. It operates under the leadership of the Managing Director and is responsible for the Group's general business affairs and operations.

Uwe Reinecke

CEO of ESF Elbe-Stahlwerke Feralpi GmbH

Uwe Reinecke

CEO of ESF Elbe-Stahlwerke Feralpi GmbH

Born in 1965, and with ESF Elbe-Stahlwerke Feralpi GmbH in Riesa since January 2021, initially as CFO and, since June 2021, as CEO. After completing his secondary education with the university entrance qualification (Abitur), he trained in industrial commerce specialising in business management and controlling at Salzgitter Maschinenbau GmbH (SMAG) from 1984 to 1986, and subsequently worked there for five years in the commercial sector. He then spent several years as a management consultant at MWM Unternehmensberatung GmbH.

From 1994 to 1998, he was Commercial Director and Authorised Officer at Wildauer Kurbelwelle GmbH, after which he worked for the Georgsmarienhütte Group (GMH) as Managing Director of the companies Schmiedewerke Gröditz GmbH, Schmiedag GmbH and Kranbau Köthen GmbH.

Lorenzo Angelini

Manager of the Special Steels Business Unit, Coordinator for R&D Projects and Technological Development and Strategic Investment Coordinator in the Feralpi Group.

Lorenzo Angelini

Manager of the Special Steels Business Unit, Coordinator for R&D Projects and Technological Development and Strategic Investment Coordinator in the Feralpi Group.

After graduating with a degree in Materials Engineering from Trento University, he worked in various areas at the Falk Group, including product research and development, product and process quality control, and was responsible for the steel mill in Bolzano. Subsequently joined the Feralpi Group and is now Manager of the Special Steels Business Unit, Coordinator for R&D Projects and Technological Development, and Strategic Investment Coordinator in the Feralpi Group.

He sits on the Board of Directors of Feralpi Siderurgica SpA and Acciaierie di Calvisano SpA, and is also the Managing Director of Caleotto Spa.

Speaker and co-author of several science & technology papers for international conferences, was Vice Chair of ASSIM (Italian Association of Materials Engineers) and Vice Chair of AIM (Italian Association of Metallurgy).

He lectures on steel plants and metallurgy in higher education courses, has also carried out R&D activities with shared responsibilities for a three-year research project at the RFCS (Research Fund for Coal and Steel) initiative named CO2 Reduction Reheating Furnaces, and is involved in other EU R&D projects.

Vincenzo Maragliano

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Team Coordinator - Feralpi Group

Vincenzo Maragliano

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Team Coordinator - Feralpi Group

Born in 1966, after graduating in Business Economics from Venice's Ca’ Foscari University, he started working at Bofrost*, a leader in frozen foods, and was responsible for managing the commercial department and the warehouse, then management control. Positions with increasing responsibilities in major companies followed. At Elica (kitchen hood company) he led an IPO, which resulted in listing on the stock market, as a preliminary step to internationalisation.

He joined DeLclima (air conditioning) as CFO, Investor relations manager, CEO of various Group companies, and manager of the Mitsubishi Electric integration project. Became CFO of the Stevanato Group (Pharma & Healthcare).

He has been the Chief Financial Officer & Executive Team Coordinator in the Feralpi Group since 2020.

During his professional career he has lectured in Finance and Management Control on the Master's Degree in International Management course at various national and international establishments, including ISTAO in Ancona, the Asian European Institute of University of Malaya and Kuala Lumpur, CUOA and Venice's Ca’ Foscari University.

Alberto Messaggi

Director of the Diverse Products/Special Projects Business Unit in the Feralpi Group

Alberto Messaggi

Director of the Diverse Products/Special Projects Business Unit in the Feralpi Group

Born in 1953, he graduated with a degree in Political Sciences and a Master's in Business Management from Bocconi University in Milan.

After graduating, he took his first professional steps in the financial sector, performing management roles in different areas, including abroad.

Companies included Ciba-Geigy Italia (chemical industry), Sanofi (pharmaceuticals) and Sanpellegrino (mineral water).

Following experience gained in the Legler Group (textiles), he joined Feralpi halfway through the 1990s.

Formerly financial and managing director of the Feralpi Group, he became director of some of the Group’s companies in Italy and Europe, and a member of the Executive Team.

Since 2020 he has been the Director of the Diverse Products Business Unit.

Governance

Our governance system is based on the division of power and roles, and carrying out internal and external audits, operating in line with principles of transparency, efficacy and ethics.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors has a strategic role and applies the principle of financial sustainability to every Feralpi operation.

Board of Auditors

Our Board of Auditors oversees the work of the directors and ensures the transparency of company management.

Internal audit and risk management

We have a set of organisational rules and structures that enable us to identify and measure the main company risks within the Group framework.