Conversations on leadership with Carlo Cimbri, Group CEO and General Manager of Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. and Chairman of UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A.

Conversations on leadership with Carlo Cimbri, Group CEO and General Manager of Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. and Chairman of UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A.

As part of the Conversations on Leadership cycle of meetings dedicated to personalities from the world of Business and Institutions, Carlo Cimbri is a guest at the University.


Thursday, 18th February 2021 3PM

Welcome address 

Andrea Prencipe, Luiss Rector


Cristina Alaimo, Assistant Professor (Research) in Digital Economy and Society

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

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

To participate, registration on Luiss Career Center is mandatory.



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Carlo Cimbri is Group CEO and General Manager of Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. and Chairman of UnipolSai Assicurazioni S.p.A. 

Born in Cagliari in 1965 and with a degree with honors in Business
Administration from the University of Bologna, Cimbri has over 25 years
of experience in the banking and insurance sectors. He joined Unipol in
1990 and, over the years, held positions of growing responsibility until
he became one of the General Managers of the Unipol Group in 2005. He
became the sole General Manager in 2007 and Chief Executive Officer in

Under his leadership, Unipol became the leader in Italy in the
Non-Life business with over 14,000 employees, €12.3bn in insurance
income in 2017 and approximately 15 million customers, the leader in
Europe by number of installed black boxes, thereby becoming one of the
major players in the insurance industry at European level.

The proposal to rescue the Fondiaria-SAI Group, presented in January
2012, which was completed in 2014 with the establishment of UnipolSai
Assicurazioni, was the Unipol Group's focus's growth path. The two
insurance groups' merger and a significant strengthening of the
financial position were the 2013-2015 business plan's fully achieved

The subsequent integration and corporate and shareholder
simplification processes were completed within the scheduled period and
according to the financial targets set, achieving the dual objective of
creating value for stakeholders and safeguarding employment levels.

In May 2016, Carlo Cimbri presented the 2018 business plan, focusing
on innovation and efficiency and opening up a new phase to ensure
sustainable profitability over time and strengthen the Unipol Group's
leadership position in the Italian insurance market.

Currently, Cimbri also holds the office of Board Member of RCS Media
Group and Euresa Geie, and is a member of the Board of Governors of
Fondazione Censis (Centro Studi Investimenti Sociali, a research center
for social investments).

In 2016 he was awarded the prestigious "Guido Carli Award" for
Italian excellence in economics, high finance, culture, and social
engagement. He had since been Full Professor of Insurance Management in
the Master's degree course at the Luiss Guido Carli University in Rome.

Since May 2018 Carlo Cimbri has been President of the European
Institute of Oncology, which also includes the Monzino Cardiology
Center, Italian center of excellence in oncology and cardiology.