Massimo Tononi has been Chairman of Cassa depositi e prestiti since 24 July 2018 and Chairman of CDP RETI S.p.A. since 20 February 2019.
Born in Trento in 1964, he graduated in Business Economics from Bocconi University in 1988.
From 1988 to 1993, he worked at the London office of Goldman Sachs, specialising primarily in mergers and acquisitions.
In 1993 he was appointed assistant to the Chairman of IRI, before returning to Goldman Sachs in 1994 as a Partner Managing Director, first at the company’s Milan office and then in London.
In 2006, he was appointed Treasury Undersecretary of State, responsible for public debt and state-owned companies.
In 2008, he resigned from the position to return to Goldman Sachs, where he remained for another two years.
Massimo Tononi has held the Chairmanship of: Borsa Italiana (2011–2015), Cassa di Compensazione e Garanzia (2013–2015), Euro TLX (2013–2015), Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (2015–2016), Prysmian (2010–2018), and the Istituto Atesino di Sviluppo (2012–2018).
He has also held the position of Deputy Chairman of ABI (2016) and has been a member of the Board of Directors of the London Stock Exchange Group (2010–2015), Mittel (2010–14), Sorin (2010–2015), Il Sole 24 Ore (2016–2018), Quaestio SGR (2017), Mediobanca (2017–2018), and Italmobiliare (2014–2018).
He is currently a member of the Governing Council of Assonime and of the Italian Corporate Governance Committee.