Federico Donega

Federico Donega

Sales & Marketing Director; Asia Pacific, Carraro Drivetech

Currently employed at Carraro Drivetech

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    Highly motivated and intellectual professional with over 10 years international experience in industrial operations and mechanical engineering. Creative and effective problem solver with excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, and a very solid “hands-on” background. An energized self-starter with extensive managerial expertise and the ability to work in fast paced environments. A balanced team leader, able to inspire and develop others through effective communication, empathy and strong leadership. Deeply positive, optimistic, committed and dynamic: a resilient person who has successfully managed projects in international, diverse and difficult environments.



Sales & Marketing Director; Asia Pacific

At Carraro Drivetech

From October 2011 to Present

International Operations Development Manager

At Bonfiglioli Riduttori BUMWS (Forli/Italy, Shanghai/China)

From 2009 to 2011
Lead start-up projects of new production lines in foreign Group plants, according to Corporate strategic guidelines. Start up of a new production line for windmill applications at BDS, Bonfiglioli Drives Shanghai.

University Of Chicago, Chicago

Executive Master in Business Administration, Graduate School of Business

From 2007 to 2009

Executive Vice President Assistant - Industrial Operations Supervisor

At BTPL Bonfiglioli Transmissions, Chennai, India

From 2001 to 2009
Liaise with Headquarters and manage projects of production lines transfer to the local plant. Supervise the Industrial Operations (Production, Logistics, Purchasing, and Quality) of the regular production. Provide the guidelines for the pursuit of continuous productivity improvements and...
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Manager, BPS Business Process Service

At BTPL Bonfiglioli Transmissions, Chennai, India

From 2007 to 2008
Directed the start-up of a special business unit for the back-office service to the Headquarters and for the support of SAP users of the Corporate branches world-wide. Co-designed the business plan with the Corporate IT Department, successfully implemented its initial start-up stage in 6 months....
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Project Leader, Industrial Operations - Advanced Technologies

At Carraro Group, Padua, Italy

Coordinated the design for manufacturing activities for the production phase-in of new products. Supported with process engineering activities the decision making for the allocation of production lines in the different world-wide plants of the group. Successfully implemented the first phase of...
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Team Co-ordinator, Process Engineering

At Carraro Group, Padua, Italy

From 1999 to 2000
Directed a group of five experienced technical people in the Design for Manufacturing activities for production phase-in of new products in the Padua plant. Coordinated the ideation and the implementation of new engineering solutions, for fixtures, equipments and production systems. Supported the...
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Project Leader, Operations Start-up,

At Carraro Korea, Ulsan Plant, South Korea

From 1998 to 1999
Start-up of a production unit for the assembly of axles for forklifts. Co-ordinated the processes of location selection, renovation of the building, recruitment of officers and operators, investments in machines & fixtures, initial process planning, set-up of supply chain. Supported Marketing...
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Quality Manager, Machining Shop,

At Carraro Group, Padua plant, Italy

From 1997 to 1998
Directed a team of 6 people in Quality Assurance Department that provided the entire Machining Shop with round the clock Quality Control service. Co-ordinated the activities during customers’ audits (Case New Holland, Caterpillar, John Deere among the major ones) and during the Quality Certification...
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Research scholarship in Mechanical Engineering




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