Francesco Benvenuti is appointed Chairman of BNP Paribas Real Estate Italy on May 2nd, 2018. He will be Country Coordinator and also member of BNP Paribas Real Estate’s International Executive Committee.
Lauric Leclerc, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas Real Estate commented: “We are delighted that Francesco is joining our company. His appointment is a sign of our commitment to the Italian real estate market. His seniority and experience will contribute greatly to the further development of our already strong Italian business”.
Prior to joining BNP Paribas Real Estate, Francesco Benvenuti (53 years old) held various senior management positions in the Generali Group: most recently as General Manager of its Real Estate division and Group Investment Chief Operating Officer. Just before that, he was Head of Real Estate Asset Management of Generali Real Estate SGR. His previous career included several international roles in investment banking at UBS and Credit Suisse in Milan, London and Zurich. He graduated in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and qualified as a UK Chartered Accountant in London.