Demetrio Mauro

Chief Financial Officer

Demetrio Mauro was born in Rome in 1960. 
He has a degree with honors in Economics from LUISS University in Rome and subsequently attended a course in international finance at Columbia University in New York. 
In his professional career, which began in 1984, he has held positions with increasing responsibilities in the financial departments of major Italian and multinational companies such as Bozzo Group, Sara Lee Group and Olivetti Group and also spent many years working abroad. 
In 2001 Mauro joined De Agostini Group as Chief Financial Officer, contributing to the diversification and development process which led to the acquisition of Lottomatica and Toro Assicurazioni and to the strengthening of the Group’s financial equity portfolio. 
Following the sale of the company to a group of private equity international funds, from July 2004 to November 2005 he was Chief Financial Officer at Teksid Aluminum, a company with bonds listed on the US market. 
From December 2005 to December 2015, Mauro was Chief Financial Officer of the Sorin Group and Chief Executive Officer of Sorin Group Italia. He led the Group’s restructuring process and its international growth through numerous acquisitions and sales, a process which ended with the merger with US company Cyberonics, leading to the creation of a new company called LivaNova with headquarters in London. As part of this operation he was also appointed Chief Integration Officer of the new company and managed the delisting from Borsa Italiana (the Italian stock exchange) and the simultaneous listing in the London and New York stock exchanges. 
From January 2016 until September 2017, he was Chief Financial Officer of the ACEA Group, one of the major Italian multiutility companies listed in Milan stock exchange, leader in the sector of distribution of electricity and waste management as well as being one of the main operators worldwide in the water services sector. 
As of October 2017, Mauro has been Chief Financial Officer of SIA Group and Head of its Strategies, Risk, Finance & Control Department.