PRESIDENT, umberto della sala 


Umberto della Sala, President of Ansaldo Energia,  was born in Avellino in 1948.

Graduated in Chemical Engineering at the Politecnico of Milan in 1971, after a brief period spent at Milan Politecnico as associated professor in the Electrochemistry department, he joined Foster Wheeler Italiana (Environmental Division) in 1973 as Process Engineer. In 1979 he was appointed as Manager of Process and Proposals and in 1984 as Divisional Director of the Environmental Division. From beginning of 1997 to the end of 2000 he was assigned to Foster Wheeler USA initially as Vice President and General Manager of its Latin American Operations and President of FW Caribe and subsequently as Commercial Director of North American Operations. In 2000 he returned to Milan as Commercial Director of Foster Wheeler Italiana and the newly formed Foster Wheeler Continental Europe.
He was appointed in 2001 as President & CEO of FW Continental Europe responsible of the operations in Italy, France, Spain, Turkey, Chile and Switzerland. In 2005 he was appointed as CEO of FW Global Engineering & Construction (E&C) Group. In 2007 he was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of FW with full responsibility for the Company’s two business groups: the Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) Group and the Global Power Group (GPG).
From October 2010 until September 2011, he has also served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Foster Wheeler AG. From 2004 until December 2013 he has continued to maintain the position of President of Foster Wheeler Italiana Group.
He has been a board member of Foster Wheeler AG since 2010.



Chief executive officer, Giuseppe Zampini

Giuseppe Zampini, CEO of Ansaldo Energia, was born in Belluno in 1946.
Working from the outset in the power generation sector, he started his career in 1972 at Progettazione Meccaniche Nucleari, before moving on to Nira Spa where he acquired international experience on specific projects.
After these experiences in the field of nuclear power, in 1989 he was appointed to head the Ansaldo Division responsible for energy and steam production plants (cogeneration). Then in 1990/95 he set up and managed Ansaldo Industria of America, acquiring experience in the field of project financing.
He joined Ansaldo Energia in 1997 as General Manager and was appointed CEO in 2001. President of Aspe (Federazione ANIE) Member of ASME.


General manager, Claudio Nucci

Claudio Nucci born in Arezzo in 1956.
General Manager of Ansaldo Energia, graduated in nuclear engineering at Pisa University.
Working in power generation sector from 1982, starting from nuclear sector in Nira Spa (Ansaldo Group).
From 1988 Project Manager for conventional power generation projects abroad in Ansaldo Industria and in Ansaldo Industria of America Inc., from 1989 to 1995, Engineering Development Procurement and Proposal Coordinator for the USA Cogeneration Combined Cycle Projects - USA as well as Project Manager for Combined Cycle Projects in USA.
In 1995 Manager of Cost Estimating, Planning and Cost Control Department of the Cogeneration and Renewable Energy Business Unit in Ansaldo Industria.
From 1995 to 1999 Manager of Projects for Cogeneration Combined Cycle and Waste to Energy Projects in Ansaldo Industria and Ansaldo Energia.
In Ansaldo Energia from 1999 to 2002 as Project Management Director and from 2002 Head of Project Management Department.