International Leadership: Angelo Massaro

Head of Southern Europe and South Africa - Managing Director Italy

Angelo has a broad experience in the FMCG industry and consulting where he has worked over the last 20 years. Angelo started his career at Nielsen and was then part of the IRI founding team in 1994, building the business to one of the most successful units in IRI’s international portfolio. Following the successful start-up of IRI Italy and leading its Client Solutions team, Angelo moved to Mars where he held several senior leadership positions including Marketing Director, Trade Marketing Director and Sales Director.

In 2003 he rejoined IRI to lead Product Marketing in Europe. In 2008 and until 2009 he was named Managing Director of IRI Spain. In 2009 he became Managing Director of IRI Italy and from June 2012 until September 2015 managed Greece too. In January 2020, Angelo was appointed Head of IRI Southern Europe & South Africa, which includes Italy, Spain, Greece and South Africa, while remain Managing Director for IRI Italy.

He has a degree in B.A. from Bocconi University in Milan.