Conversations on Leadership with Massimiliano Di Silvestre, Chairman and CEO BMW Italia - Thursday 18th November at 3.30 pm

Dear students,

We cordially invite you to the Conversations on Leadership, a series of virtual events dedicated to the leaders of the world of Business and Institutions.

On Thursday 18th November at 3.30 pm we are delighted to host our next keynote speaker Massimiliano Di Silvestre.


  • Greetings and introduction: Andrea Prencipe, Rector, Luiss University
  • Moderator: Laura Innocenti, Lecturer of HRM and Organizational Studies, Luiss University


The webinar is open to all graduates and students of Luiss Guido Carli University.

The session – live streaming – will last 45’ and will included a Q&A session at the end.

To participate, please register on Luiss Career Center platform.

Please help animate the Q&A session with a question for our special guest. Do not miss this opportunity for direct confrontation. Send your question in advance to Subject: "Conversations on Leadership with Massimiliano Di Silvestre". Please, specify your name, surname, department and mobile phone number. We will contact you if your question is selected.

Looking forward to welcoming you online!

Do not miss this opportunity! Join the event!


Speaker’s Bio

Massimiliano Di Silvestre, graduated in Economics at the University of Bologna, has been working for BMW Group since 2001 (with an interval from 2009 to 2012 where he gained significant professional experience in other automotive companies) covering various positions including Regional Director of the Sales Division of the Italian branch, CEO of BMW Rome and Country Manager of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Managing Director of BMW Group Hungary.

From 1st August 2019 he assumed the role of President and CEO of BMW Italia S.p.A.

The BMW Group

With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

In 2020, the BMW Group sold over 2.3 million passenger vehicles and more than 169,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the financial year 2020 was € 5.222 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.990 billion. As of 31 December 2020, the BMW Group had a workforce of 120,726 employees.

The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company set the course for the future at an early stage and consistently makes sustainability and efficient resource management central to its strategic direction, from the supply chain through production to the end of the use phase of all products.

BMW Group Italia has been present in our Country for over 50 years and today includes 4 companies with 900 employees. The Italian branch is one of the six main markets worldwide for the sale of BMW Group cars and motorcycles.

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