Massimo De Alessandri Dies

Massimo De Alessandri
Massimo De Alessandri (left)

Marangoni Spa has reported the sudden death of former CEO Massimo De Alessandri, who passed away suddenly on July 19.

Marangoni Reports Sudden Passing of Former CEO

De Alessandri joined the Marangoni Group in 1987 and was the long-time CEO of the parent company, ending a 30-year career in 2017.

During this time, he was also Chairman of Marangoni Group subsidiaries such as Eurorubber Spa (2011-2016), Pneusmarket Spa (2001-2016) and Marangoni Tread Spa (2003-2009), Managing Director of Marangoni Tyre Spa (2004-2017) and Director of Marangoni Meccanica Spa (2008-2017).

In addition to holding top roles within the group, he has held positions in other industry bodies such as the Plastic Rubber Federation, ETRMA (European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers Association) and Ecopneus Scpa (of which he was also President in 2014).

Vittorio Marangoni, Chairman of the Marangoni Group, said: "The news has shocked the company as well as the family. There are no words for such a circumstance; we all join in the grief."

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David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


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