Marco De Benedetti

Milan, Italy
Consumer & Retail
Business Segment
Corporate Private Equity
Asset Class

Marco De Benedetti is a Managing Director and Co-head of the Europe Buyout advising group. Mr. De Benedetti is based in Milan.

Since joining Carlyle in 2005, Mr. De Benedetti has been actively involved with Carlyle's investment in current portfolio company Moncler and, in partnership with Carlyle US Buyout Fund, CommScope and NBTY.  Mr. De Benedetti was also responsible for the disposal of Avio, an investment exited in 2006.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. De Benedetti was the Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia.

Mr. De Benedetti received his bachelor's degree in history and economics from Wesleyan University, and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. De Benedetti sits on the Board of Directors of CommScope, NBTY and Moncler and was previously on the Board of Directors of Avio.