Matteo Lodrini earned a degree in economics and business from the University of Brescia and a master’s degree in corporate finance at L. Bocconi University in Milan. He began his career at Assofin S.p.A. as a financial analyst in 1990 and then moved to Sumitomo Bank in 1992. From 1994 to 1995 he was administration manager and assistant managing director at ODN Jiangyn in China. He then joined Norfin S.p.A. as the manager for India, China, Singapore, Japan and Brazil. In 1998 he joined Nestlè, where he served in various roles at different companies in the group until 1994, when he joined the Group. He is currently a member of the board of directors of the Company and of ThyssenKrupp Uhde Chlorine Engineers GmbH, De Nora Permelec Ltd Japan, De Nora Tech Corp USA, De Nora Water Technologies Inc., De Nora Water Technologies LLC and De Nora Holdings Inc. He is also a shareholder and director in various other companies, including Soppa S.r.l., Inspire S.r.l. and Mile S.r.l.