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Ruggero Magnoni

Non-executive Director

Italian, born 1951

Mr Magnoni was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in 2006 and is a member of the Audit and Nominations Committees. In 2006 he became a partner of Compagnie Financière Rupert.

He graduated from Bocconi University and holds an MBA from Columbia University.

Mr Magnoni joined Lehman Brothers in 1977 and held a number of senior roles across that firm’s international activities. In 2000, Mr Magnoni became Head of the European Private Equity division and Vice Chairman of Lehman Brothers Inc and in 2002, Chairman of Lehman Brothers International Italy. Between 2008 and 2013, Mr Magnoni served as Chairman of Nomura International plc’s Investment Banking division for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He was a member of the Board of Overseers of Reinet Investments S.C.A. up to September 2009.

He is an investor and Board Director of two Italian listed industrial holding companies, IMMSI Spa and Intek Group, as well as being Chairman of London‑based, FCA‑registered M&M Capital.

He is also involved with various philanthropic activities, including Fondazione Laureus Italia, Fondazione Dynamo Camp and Peace Parks Foundation.