Maurizio Martinelli began his career in commercial aviation, before entering the automotive business in 1994 with Allied Signal Automotive Braking Systems and then with Bosch, where he held various positions in quality and manufacturing before becoming Director of North Italy Operations.
He joined Valeo in 2000 as Lighting Systems Italy Division General Manager, before moving to France to take charge of North Europe Lighting Systems operations in 2005. In 2008, he was appointed Vice-President of the Engine Cooling Branch, and then, from 2010, of the Thermal Powertrain Systems Product Group. In 2011, on top of this assignment, he was appointed Group President Italy and Group Customer Director for Fiat-Iveco (now FCA-CNHI).
In October 2012 he became Vice-President of the Lighting Systems Product Group and has also been Visibility Systems Business Group President since October 2014.
Maurizio Martinelli holds a masters degree in Aeronautical Engineering – Aerospace Systems from Politecnico of Milan University.
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