Milan, 4 September 2017 – Sirti SpA, today announce the appointment of Roberto Loiola as the Chief Executive Officer of the company. Sirti is the Italian leading company in the design, construction and maintenance of networks, as well as in other services and solutions for the IT, telecom, energy and transportation sectors. With more than 4.000 employees in Italy and abroad, Sirti is uniquely positioned to support the critical needs of its customers and the on going ICT industry’s revolution as a whole.
Robero Loiola – born in 1965, Graduated in Electronic Engineering at Padova University, married, three children – has an extensive and successful managerial experience lasting about 25 years in the telco and ICT industries, the last of which as CEO of Nokia Italia SpA and Global Customer Unit Senior VP. In his career he also worked for Telecom Italia and Alcatel-Lucent.
With the first phase of Sirti’s transformation implemented, Roberto Loiola has been appointed to lead the Sirti group for the next, strategic phase in order to improve both its market position and its capability to deliver successfully, thus creating sustainable financial success and customer value.
John Davison, CEO of Pillarstone and Chairman of Sirti, said: “Roberto Loiola is a highly experienced leader in the ICT sector, with a deep knowledge of customer’s needs and very strong track record of successes in Italy and internationally. We are delighted that he has joined Sirti as CEO“.
“We are grateful to Roberto Pisa, who worked with McKinsey in the pre-acquisition due diligence process run by Pillarstone and played a critical role in stepping in to stabilise the company with us after our acquisition. He has started the journey of the business forwards over the last 12 months, and will continue to support the company, Roberto Loiola and his team in the next phase of our work with the business as a non-executive Director“.
Roberto Loiola, CEO of Sirti, said “I am very proud to be appointed to lead the team at Sirti in a period of radical industry changes when I intend to lead the upcoming acceleration of the transformation of the company. Our joint objective with Pillarstone is to create tangible strategic value for our customers, all our stakeholders and Sirti’s employees“.