Since 2000, Giovanna Vitelli has been a member of the Board of Azimut Benetti S.p.A, the world’s leading megayacht construction company, which was founded by her father in 1969. She is currently Vice President with executive responsibility on product strategy and development, as well as Group R&D.
Giovanna is a Member of the Board of Directors of Marina di Varazze Srl and Benetti Asia Limited and is Vice President of Nautica Italiana, the Italian shipyard association, and member of the council of Boote Messe Duesseldorf. She has been recently appointed member of the board of Altagamma, the Italian association for luxury products Made in Italy.
Prior to entering the family owned Group as marketing and sales manager of the Marinas & Real Estate Division, Giovanna graduated in Law from Turin University and practiced in one of Italy’s leading law firms, Bonelli Erede Pappalardo in Milan.