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.

Christian Dohr

CEO FERALPI STAHL

Christian Dohr

CEO FERALPI STAHL

Born in 1964, he graduated in mechanical engineering from the University of Stuttgart.

Positions of increasing responsibility were held at ThyssenKrupp Steel and its subsidiaries in Germany. Held the role of Sales Director at ThyssenKrupp Tailored Blanks, which specialises in laser-welded steel products for the automotive industry.

Professional career continued in the same sector in the USA, performing the role of CEO and Chairman of TWB Company and then CEO of ThyssenKrupp Steel USA and ThyssenKrupp Materials NA, dealing with start-up projects and green field investments.

He has been CEO of FERALPI STAHL since 2020, and is also a member of the Executive Committee of Wirtschaftsvereinigung Stahl, the German association of steel companies.

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.