Born in 1976, Matteo Benedetto graduated in Economics from Turin University in 2000. After working as an accountant and consultant for Edward’s Consulting in London (April 2001-June 2002) and a HR assistant for OFICE France in Paris (July 2002-June 2003), he joined Fiat Group (now FCA) in July 2003. In this role, he worked in Lisbon as a Commercial Controller, before taking responsibility of Marketing & Sales for the Alfa Romeo Brand. From 2012 to 2015 he was the Marketing Director for Merlo.  Mr. Benedetto joined Prima Industrie in 2016 as Vice President of Marketing.

Prima Industrie heads a leading group in the high tech fields of laser systems for industrial applications, sheet metal processing machinery, and industrial electronics and laser sources. The parent company, Prima Industrie S.p.A., has been listed on the Italian Stock Exchange since 1999 (MTA –STAR segment). 

With almost 40 years of experience, the Group has installed over 12,000 machines in more than 70 countries worldwide and is among the leading worldwide manufacturers in its market. 

The Group employs over 1,600 people and has manufacturing sites in Italy (Prima Industrie S.p.A., Prima Electro S.p.A., Finn-Power Italia Srl), Finland (Finn-Power Oy), China (Prima Power Suzhou Co. Ltd.) and the US (Prima Electro North America LLC, Prima Power Laserdyne Llc.), as well as a worldwide commercial and after-sales presence.

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