Gianandrea Edoardo De Bernardis
Gianandrea Edoardo De Bernardis was born in Milan in 1964. He graduated in Electronic Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano and received a masters degree in Business Administration from SDA Bocconi.
He has been Executive Vice President with relevant powers in Cerved Group Spa (previously Cerved Information Solutions Spa) since May 2016, and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in October 2018. In this role Mr. De Bernardis is in charge of the development strategies of the company aiming at consolidating its undisputed leadership in this sector, widening the range of products and services in its current market and entering into new segments.
He began his career in the United States in the late 80’s as a software designer in the telecommunications activities of AT&T Bell Laboratories and Wang Laboratories Intecom Inc.
From 1991 to 1993 he worked with Saras, which operates in the oil refining sector, as Director of the Performance and Production Control Department.
Subsequently, from 1995 to 1999, Mr. De Bernardis worked at the Boston Consulting Group leading a number of projects mainly related to industrial activities and consumer goods.
In 1999 he was appointed General Manager of AMPS S.p.A., the public services utility company of Parma. In this role he carried out important development projects and reorganizations, including the acquisition of the ENEL network, the diversification into telecoms (Albacom.AMPS), the expansion into new geographies, the re-engineering of processes and the disposal of a relevant stake in the company to the consortium Edizione Holding/ IMI San Paolo.
From 2001 to 2009 he worked in TeamSystem. During this period – acting as Chief Executive Officer – he managerialised and grew the company, allowing it to achieve a leading position in the field of management software for SMEs and professionals.
He was Chief Executive Officer of Cerved Group S.p.A. (before the merger into Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A.) from June 2009 to May 2016. In this role Mr. De Bernardis was in charge of the development strategy of the company. Between March 2014 and April 2016 he also acted as Chief Executive Officer of Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A..
In 2017 he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Hippocrates Holding SpA and Capital For Progress 2 S.p.A..
In 2018 he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mario Pretto S.r.l. (now Conceria Pasubio S.p.A.) and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Foscolo Holding S.à r.l..