Bain promotes Italians Roberto Prioreschi and Pierluigi Serlenga

08 July 2022 2 min. read
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Bain & Company has promoted two of its Italian partners to top leadership roles. Both Roberto Prioreschi and Pierluigi Serlenga have been with the global strategy consulting firm for over two decades.

Having led Bain & Company’s Italian team for the past four years, Roberto Prioreschi has been promoted to Managing Partner of Southern Europe, Eastern Europe and the Middle East. In the role, he oversees an area with offices in 10 cities (including the fresh offices in Athens and Lisbon) and over 1,900 consultants and staff.

Domenico Azzarello, Regional Managing Partner Europe, Middle East and Africa at Bain & Company, said: “Roberto is a truly strategic leader who exemplifies the ‘best of Bain’ and this is reflected in his appointment to this pivotal and strategic position for our firm.”

Roberto Prioreschi and Pierluigi Serlenga - Bain & Company

In a 27-year career with Bain & Company, Prioreschi, has gained deep expertise in a range of the firm’s offerings, specialising in energy & natural resources and advanced manufacturing services.

In his latest role he led Bain in Italy, which under his leadership experienced strong growth. When he took office in 2018 the firm had around 390 partners and consultants, today Bain’s Italian outfit has close to 550 partners and staff operating from its offices in Rome (launched in 1991) and Milan (established in 1989).

Prioreschi also oversaw Bain’s 2021 acquisition of Italian data science boutique Pangea.

“Roberto has shown extraordinary leadership and achieved outstanding results across our customer portfolio,” said Azzarello.

In Italy, Prioreschi is passing on the reins to Pierluigi Serlenga. who has been with the consulting firm since 2001, gaining roles of increasing responsibility and becoming leader of Bain & Company’s Global Aerospace, Defense and Government Services Sector, as well as leading the firm’s Advanced Manufacturing & Services, and Performance Improvement practices in Italy.

Serlenga has a wide range of expertise across areas such as performance improvement, transformation, organisation and mergers & acquisitions, as well as both business unit and corporate-level strategy. He has also led several business and operational due diligences on industrial goods and services players for both financial and industrial investors.