Marco Nocivelli

Chairman and CEO

The fifth of Luigi Nocivelli’s seven children and founder of Epta began working for the Group in 2000, garnering increasingly strategic roles whilst promoting the Group’s international growth. In 2011 he became Chief Executive Officer, and in 2016 he was appointed Chairman of Epta. He has received numerous recognitions for his entrepreneurial achievements, including the “Cavaliere del Lavoro” (Order of Merit for Labour) presented to him in 2020 by the President of the Italian Republic. He has been the Chairman of ANIMA (the Italian Federation of Mechanical and Engineering Associations) since 2019.


Massimo Albertario

Chief Financial Officer

At the helm of the Group’s Finance area, he drives efforts to achieve strategic business goals whilst ensuring complete control and reliability of financials. He is also responsible for managing and guaranteeing effective communication between investors, the Board of Directors, the CEO and operational Management. Under his leadership, the Finance area has supported 17 M&A’s transactions and promoted growth which has seen the Group triple in size. He joined Epta in 2007.


Michela Bambara

Chief Digital & Information Officer

In her role of Chief Digital & Information Officer she is required to maintain IT operations and cybersecurity and to coordinate the execution of the IT transformation programme with the goal of supporting the Group’s digitalisation. She joins Epta in 2022, following solid experience gained in the same role in top companies of the industrial sector.

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Fernando Galante

Epta Americas General Manager

Galante is at the helm of Epta’s growth and development on the American continent, one of the Group’s most strategic development markets. He has been with Epta for over 20 years, and has managed the Group expansion in the LATAM area, as well as key operations such as the acquisition of sales and services companies in Chile and Peru in 2013 and 2021, and their incorporation into Epta LATAM.


Gennaro Gentile

Chief Operating Officer

He joined Epta in 2012 as After Sales Manager, with the aim of promoting a shift towards a 100% service-oriented culture. In 2016 he became General Manager for Asia & Pacific, and after managing expansion for four years, he was nominated Chief Industrial Officer in 2021.


Christian Le Gousse

Chief Commercial Officer EMEA | Group Chief Marketing Officer | Epta Asia Pacific General Manager

Heading the commercial development of the Group in the EMEA region, his objective is to establish Epta as the unequivocal leader in the refrigeration industry. He commenced his journey with Epta in 1992 as a Key Account Manager at Epta France, later assuming the role of Sales Manager in Asia, and subsequently returning to France as the Export Sales Manager in 2000. Over the years, he has held positions such as Sales Manager for the French region, General Manager of Epta UK, and General Manager of Epta France and Epta Iberia. Since 2019, he has served as the Chief Commercial Officer for EMEA. In 2023, he was appointed as the Group Chief Marketing Director, overseeing Epta's Product and Brand Management, Communication, Innovation Centre, Technical Marketing, System Engineering, Institutional Affairs, and Intellectual Property departments. Starting from February 2024, he has taken on the role of General Manager for the APAC region.


William Pagani

Epta Central Northern Europe General Manager

In November 2023, Epta and Viessmann Refrigeration Solution (VRS) formed a strategic alliance to enhance their presence in North and Central Europe. In this collaborative venture, William Pagani was appointed as the General Manager and took on the responsibilities of the CEO for the Joint Venture. Mr. Pagani initially joined Epta in 2010 as the Director of International Sales, later advancing to the position of Director of International Sales and Marketing. In 2015, he assumed the role of Chief Marketing Officer, a position he held until 2023. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Pagani played a crucial role in promoting innovation, ensuring sustainable business development, and overseeing various departments. Under his guidance, more than 100 new products were successfully introduced to the market.


Gessica Perego

Chief Human Resources Officer

In her current role she is engaged on Group development strategy promoting a culture based on cooperation, meritocracy and fairness. People development, empowerment and recognition are also key principles for her. She joined Epta in 2022 after having covered international HR roles in leading multinational companies.