Paolo Lanfranchi

Executive Chairman

Paolo Lanfranchi is the founder and President of Doppel. Prior to founding Doppel, Paolo was Head of Production, Pharmaceutical Technology and Assistant of Technical Director at Midy Farmaceutici before becoming Technical Director of Camillo Corvi and then Plant Manager at SPA.

Paolo holds a degree in Pharmacy from the University of Pavia, Italy.

Gianpiero Pollastro

Commercial Director

Gianpiero Pollastro joined the company in 2007 from UCB where he was Director of the Supply Chain, dealing with purchasing activities, CMO management and quality assurance.

Previously, Gianpiero worked at Takeda Italia Farmaceutici as Logistic Manager and SPA (Società Prodotti Antibiotici) as Responsible for Production and later Responsible for Logistic Activities. He was also Responsible for Quality Assurance and Responsible for Production at Rhône-Poulenc Pharma and Responsib

Armando Pedoto

Plant Manager at Doppel, Rozzano

Armando Pedoto has amassed 14 years of experience in planning, project management, operational efficiency and quality improvement in the industry, mainly the CDMO sector, starting with Pharmacia before joining Doppel as Plant Manager of the Rozzano Plant in 2010.

In addition, Armando has academic experience as a master professor at University La Sapienza in Rome and holds a Master Degree in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology.

Vittorio Biassoni

Vittorio Biassoni joined the company in 2013 and he is responsible for Finance, Controlling and IT (CFO).

He has a wide experience in Pharmaceutical Business since he worked as a CFO for Schwarz Pharma Italy and Grünenthal Italy. Previously he was Controller at Ciba Geigy Pharma Italy.

He has a sound experience in cost accounting and financial analysis and a wide knowledge in ERP and Business Intelligence system since he led many SAP implementations in the various company he worked for. He re

Claudio Puglisi

Plant Director at Doppel, Cortemaggiore

Claudio Puglisi joined Doppel at the beginning of 2017 as Plant Director of the Cortemaggiore site. He has an education in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, and more than 21 years in the pharmaceutical field.

Previously he had a similar role at Mitim (Recipharm Group), a CDMO specialized in the manufacture of injectable anti-microbial products for Europe, USA and other overseas markets. He has a strong experience on aseptic processing and on manufacturing and quality of the main pharmaceutical forms.

He is a PDA (Parenteral Drug Association) member since 1999 and has served as Program Planning Committee Member, Speaker and Session Moderator in several PDA and FDA International Congresses.

Maria Paola Fumi

Corporate Quality

Maria Paola Fumi is responsible for the Corporate Quality Department at Doppel. She joined Doppel in 1998 as Head of the Microbiological Laboratory at Doppel’s Cortemaggiore site and took on her current role in 2014.

Prior to working for the company, she worked as a researcher in the Centre of Biotechnological Research in Cremona.

Maria received a degree in Biology from Parma University and a post-master specialization in Biotechnology from Milano University.

Marco Conte

Principal, Trilantic Europe

Marco Conte is a Principal at Trilantic Europe since 2010. Prior to TCP, Marco worked at Jupiter Finance as an Investment Manager, an Italian distressed debt fund of the CIR Group, and on the asset management team at Merrill Lynch based in Milan. He is a Director of Gamenet since 2012 and Doppel since 2015.

He holds an MSc in Finance from Bocconi University and a degree in Economics from the University of Padua.

Giacinto d’Onofrio

Partner, Trilantic Europe

Giacinto d’Onofrio is a Partner at Trilantic Europe based in London and Milan. Prior to joining Trilantic, Giacinto spent nine years at Lehman Brothers, where he was a member of the Investment Banking Group, participating in various M&A, debt, equity, leveraging financial transactions and closing 16 deals with a combined value of in excess of €56bn. He is a Director of Elisabetta Franchi, Gamenet and Doppel.

Giacinto received his degree in Finance, magna cum laude, from Luiss University in Italy

Elena Salgado

Senior Advisor and Member of the Advisory Council of Trilantic Capital Partners Europe

Elena Salgado is an independent advisor with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. She was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economy and Finance in the Government of Spain until late 2011. She has also served as Minister for Public Administration and Minister of Health and Consumer Affairs.

In the early 1990´s, Elena served as Secretary of State for Telecommunications and was a Member of the Board of several companies, including Telefonica, Renfe and Hispasat. Between 1996 and 2004, Elena Salgado worked as a senior consultant in regulated industries, mainly electricity, telecoms and transport.

Elena is also a former Member of the Board of Chilectra, a Chilean utility company belonging to the ENEL Group, a Member of the Advisory Board of Abertis and a Senior Advisor and Member of the Advisory Council of Trilantic Capital Partners Europe.

Elena is an industrial engineer and also holds a degree in Economic Sciences from Madrid University

Enrico Polastro

Senior Industry Specialist In Chemical And Healthcare

Enrico Polastro is Vice-President and Senior Industry Specialist in Chemical and Healthcare at a major international management consulting company. He has over thirty years consulting experience focusing on the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Enrico has assisted industrial companies, financial investors and governmental agencies throughout the world in strategy development, technology and market evaluations as well as business and strategic due diligence assessments. He has successfully completed the evaluation of more than one hundred targets to date. Prior to his consulting career, Enrico worked in R&D for Monsanto and Solvay both in Belgium and USA. He is a Board Member at BSP, Dipharma, Doppel and Rennovia. Enrico holds a Ph.D. in Bio-organic Chemistry from Brussels and Temple University and a Master in Sciences of Management from Boston University. He is fluent in English, French and Italian.


Doppel Farmaceutici is an internationally focused, technology-based finished dose contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO)

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