Maria Cristina Piovesana, CEO of ALF Group S.p.A. receives 2021 Marisa Bellisario Award

Maria Cristina Piovesana, chairwoman and CEO of ALF Group, Deputy Chair of Confindustria and Member of the Order of Merit for Labour, has been awarded the Marisa Bellisario Award dedicated to “women who make a difference”, now in its 33rd edition. The award was announced on 1 July and the ceremony is to be broadcast on Rai 1 on 17 July.

Maria Cristina Piovesana received the Mela d’Oro for Entrepreneurship alongside other women – managers, doctors, scientists and journalists – who, like her, have reached important positions in their respective fields.

Today more than ever, the Mela d’Oro, a symbol of female excellence, has a special significance linked to the economic relaunch of which women will be the key protagonists.

For Maria Cristina Piovesana, it is recognition of her warmth, her entrepreneurial drive and the far-sighted vision with which she has always conducted business.