Marco De Benedetti

Marco De Benedetti is a Managing Director, Partner and Co-Head of the Carlyle Europe Partners investment advisory team, particularly focused on the telecommunications and branded consumer goods sectors. He is based in Milan. 

Mr. De Benedetti has advised on a number of European investments during his time at Carlyle including NBTY, Moncler, Golden Goose and Hunkemöller. He is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of Design Holdings, Twin-Set, Praesidiad and Forgital.

In addition, Mr. De Benedetti is Co-Head of Europe Private Equity, sitting on Carlyle’s European Private Equity Executive Committee which was formed in 2022 to drive deeper collaboration across all the firm’s Corporate Private Equity activities in the region. 
 
Prior to joining Carlyle in 2005, Mr. De Benedetti was the Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia. Mr. De Benedetti was the Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia Mobile from 1999 until its merger with Telecom Italia.