Stefano Messina, Assarmatori President

Born in Genoa in 1968. He got a degree in Law and, after an initial experience of one year at a banking institution in London, he joined the family group companies in the core business of shipping and international liner shipping services.

He is currently Chairman of Gruppo Messina SpA, Chairman of RoRo Italia SpA and Executive Deputy Chairman of Ignazio Messina & C. SpA, whose proprietary fleet of state-of-the-art, Italian-flagged ro-ro container ships operates regular liner services between the Mediterranean, Africa, the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent. The company also directly manages the Intermodal Marine Terminal within the Port of Genoa.

Stefano Messina is also Vice Chairman of Four Jolly SpA (joint venture Messina Group and Premuda), serves as Chairman of Yarpa SpA (private equity company and Sgr) and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Registro Italiano Navale.

Since January 2018 he has been appointed as President of Assarmatori and since November 2020 he has been Vice President of Conftrasporto – Confcommercio.