Filippo Passerini | Global Operating Executive


Filippo Passerini is an IT strategist with more than three decades of business-building experience with Procter & Gamble — both in developed and developing markets. At P&G he served for over ten years as Group President of Global Business Services (GBS) and Chief Information Officer (CIO), leading the most global P&G organization and overseeing over 170 distinct services in 70 countries.

He has line-management experience, as well as broad international experience – including living and working in Italy, Turkey, the UK, Latin America, Greece and the United States. He currently serves as an Operating Executive with The Carlyle Group, a Chief Global Strategist for CEFRIEL, as well as a personal advisor to Estee Lauder, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and ANZ bank. Passerini is currently a member of the boards of directors of United Rentals, Inc., Greatbatch, Inc., a Visiting Professor at the Politecnico di Milano School of Management, a member of the Wall Street Journal CIO Council, and a member of The Research Board.

He is an Adjunct Professor at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and at INCAE Business School, Costa Rica. Filippo holds a Doctorate in Statistics & Operations Research from the University of Rome. Areas of interest: analytics, digitally-enabled business transformation, business models, leadership, strategies.

Filippo has won several awards throughout his distinguished career including the CIO 100 Award from CIO Magazine for 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. He has also won the Shared Service Thought Leader of the Year award from the Shared Services & Outsourcing Network in 2008, the Chief of the Year award from Informationweek, and the George Washington Carver Leadership Award from Tuskegee University in 2012. He is a member of the International Association of Outsourcing Professional’s Outsourcing Hall of Fame as well as the CIO Hall of Fame. Finally, in 2012, he was awarded the Fisher-Hopper Prize for Lifetime Achievement in CIO Leadership from the UC Berkeley Hass School of Business in 2012.


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