Pier Francesco Ragni was born in Terni (Italy) on 22 May 1971. Married with two children, he graduated from L. Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) with a degree in Business Administration.
Executive Vice President Offshore and Specialized Vessel Division since July 2019.
He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vard Group AS and Fincantieri Oil & Gas S.p.A. and director of several subsidiaries of FINCANTIERI S.p.A.: Fincantieri Marine Group Holdings Inc., Fincantieri Marine Group LLC, ACE Marine LLC.
From January 2019 to June 2019 General Manager of Fincantieri S.p.A.
From February 2016 to December 2018 Deputy General Manager of Fincantieri S.p.A.
From January 2014 to August 2016, Executive Vice President Business Development.
He was a member of the Board of Directors of: Vard Holdings Limited (he was also a member of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee), Vard Group AS, Orizzonte Sistemi Navali S.p.A., Isotta Fraschini Motori S.p.A., Lloyd Werft Bremerhaven GmbH, Fincantieri USA Inc, FMSNA Inc. and Delfi S.r.l..
From 1997 to 1999, he worked in the Corporate Valuation Consulting department of PricewaterhouseCoopers (Milan, Italy) focusing on corporate valuations.
From 2000 to 2001, he was an investment banker in the Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets department of Banca IMI S.p.A. (Milan, Italy) focusing on M&A and ECM transactions.
From 2002 to 2005 he worked, as Head of M&A, in Banca Nazionale del Lavoro S.p.A. (Wholesale & International Banking division), focusing on M&A and ECM transactions and corporate debt restructuring.
He began his Fincantieri career in 2005, as manager in the Business Development and Corporate Finance department.
In April 2006 he was appointed Head of Business Development, reporting from 2008 directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
In April 2011 he was appointed Deputy Chief Financial Officer, maintaining the position of Head of Business Development.