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Organization<img alt="" src="http://webtest.cira.it/PublishingImages/gruppo%20CIRA.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://www.cira.it/en/corporate/about-us/organization/OrganizationOrganization<h3><span lang="IT"> President</span></h3><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="IT"><strong>Claudio Rovai </strong>has been the President of CIRA since November 7, 2016.<br> He graduated in Political Science at the "Cesare Alfieri" faculty of the University of Florence, and has worked in the space sector for many years. He is now President of ELV (European Launch Vehicle), a company invested in by Avio (70%) and the Italian Space Agency (30%) and responsible for the production and development of the new European Vega launcher. <br> In the past, Rovai was also the President of the Mars Center of Naples, the research centre of the Telespazio company (Leonardo Finmeccanica Group), and the President of Editalia (Gruppo Poligrafico and Zecca dello Stato), Saritel SpA (Telecom Italia Group) and Immsi SpA, as well as President of the "National Commission for the assessment of the state implementation of public works" established by the Ministry of Public Works.<br> The author of various volumes on historical matters and economic history, he has also edited and promoted a series of volumes about Telecommunications and space activities. <br></span></p><h3><span lang="IT"><br> Director General</span></h3><p style="text-align:justify;"><span lang="IT"></span><span lang="IT">From April 28th, 2017 the Director General of CIRA is <strong>P</strong><strong><strong>ie</strong>rluigi Pirrelli</strong>.<br> </span>He studied for a degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Bari, followed by a Master's Degree in Fluid Dynamics and Turbomachines at the Von Karman Institute. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">In the early years of his long professional career, he took part in various research and development programmes in the field of aerospace propulsion at Fiat Avio, and in diagnostic systems for monitoring rail infrastructure at MerMec.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">While at Avio, he took an active part in the ambitious development project for the European orbital launch system, VEGA, first as Programme Manager and then as Director of Space Division Programmes. He was also responsible for the production of components for the solid-propellant motors of the Ariane 5 rocket, and for the development of satellite propulsion systems.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">He then worked for several years at Europropulsion in Paris, again as Director of Programmes, until becoming Chief Executive of ELV in 2013. Under his leadership, the company gained a real production capacity, leading to the signing two major contracts, one with Arianespace for supply of the VEGA launcher and the other with ESA for the development of the new VEGA-C launch system. With nine successful launches carried out so far, VEGA ranks as the world's best launcher in its category.<br></p><p> </p><h3>Organization updated to May 2017</h3><p style="text-align:justify;"><span class="ms-rteForeColor-2"><span aria-hidden="true"></span></span><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-0"><strong> </strong></span></p><table class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100%;height:145px;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableHeaderRow-0"><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-0" rowspan="1" colspan="2" style="width:50%;"><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-4">Work in direct collaboration with the President and Board of Directors</strong></p></th></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-0" style="text-align:justify;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:50%;height:160px;"><p>Human Resources Valorization</p><p>​Promotion of R&TD Results - IPR Protection</p><p>Strategic Programming and Business Development</p><p>Corporate Affairs</p><p>Legal Affairs</p><p>Shareholdings ​Management</p><p>Internal Auditing and Corporate Transparency</p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width:250px;height:160px;"><p>Gianluca Pezzullo</p><p>Carlo Russo</p><p>​Marcello Amato</p><p>Roberto Borsa a.i.</p><p>​Monica Menzani</p><p>Angela Uccella</p><p>​Antonello Cioffi</p></td></tr></tbody></table><table class="ms-rteTable-0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100%;"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableHeaderRow-0"><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderEvenCol-0" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:50%;"><span class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-4-3">​</span><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-5-4">Work for General Management</strong></th><th class="ms-rteTableHeaderOddCol-0" rowspan="1" colspan="1" style="width:50%;">​</th></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-0" style="text-align:justify;"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" style="width:50%;"><p>Prevention and Protection Services</p><p>Library and Documentation Centre</p><p>Operational Programming and Management Control</p><p>Corporate Procedures</p><p>Administrative Office for Human Resources </p><p>Services for the Logistics</p><p>Purchase Office</p><p>Administration and Finance</p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" style="width:50%;"><p>​​Maria Cristina Zarpellon</p><p>Ferruccio Diozzi</p><p>Domenico Vitiello</p><p>​Sebastiano Caristia</p><p>Massimo Cavaliere a.i.</p><p>Mario Farioli</p><p>​Carlo Russo</p><p>Federico Tammaro</p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" rowspan="1"><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-4">Research and Integration Technologies</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">On-board ​Systems and ATM</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Aeronautics</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​Space</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Monotoring and Protection of Territory, Environment and Cultural Heritage</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​Testing and Engineering Facilities</p><p style="text-align:justify;"><span aria-hidden="true"></span>IT ​Services and Communications, Systems for Scientific Computing</p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" rowspan="1"><p>​​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Leopoldo Verde</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​Ludovico Vecchione​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​Salvatore Borrelli</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Piergiovanni Renzoni</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Pierluigi Pirrelli a.i.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Pasquale Schiano<br></p></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-0"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-0" rowspan="1"><p><strong class="ms-rteThemeForeColor-3-4">Scientific Disciplines and Technology Development</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Fluid Mechanics</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Aerothermodynamics</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Impact of the Air Transport System</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Measuring Techniques and Metrology</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Safety and Security for Systems and Infrastructures</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Structures and Materials</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Smart ​​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Structures</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Software Development e Virtual Reality</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Propulsion</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Electronics and Microelectronics, Communication Systems</p></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-0" rowspan="1"><p>​​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Giuseppe Mingione</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Antonio Schettino</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Luigi Federico</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Antonio Del Vecchio</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​Angela Vozella</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Domenico Tescione</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Antonio Concilio</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Gianpaolo Romano</p><p style="text-align:justify;">​​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>​Ciro Pascarella</p><p style="text-align:justify;">Francesco Fusco</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> <span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>

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