(ANSA) – TURIN, AUG 26 – President and CEO of Balocco spa, Alberto Balocco, who died today struck by lightning on a mountain bike route in the mountains, was married and had three children. Just yesterday he turned 56.
“He loved all sports that combine technique, speed and contact with nature, and he was a great lover of mountains, wind and sea – is the memory of the company – He loved traveling, especially in the company of his family. Always busy in the development of the family business, Alberto Balocco has successfully managed to make it a leader in the world of confectionery and one of the best-known brands of ‘made in Italy’. His humanity combined with enthusiasm, altruism and an extraordinary sense of duty – continues the note from Balocco – will always be remembered. A great man, deeply attached to his family, as well as a great entrepreneur with a great heart “.
Graduated in 1989 in Economics and Commerce from the University of Turin, he obtained a master’s degree in business organization from Bocconi in Milan, in 1990 he entered the family business as an assistant to the commercial management.
Between 1994 and 1998 he was vice president of the young entrepreneurs group of Confindustria Cuneo; from 1997 to 2015 director of the Cassa di Risparmio di Fossano, from 2010 to 2016 president of the Council for the enhancement of the artistic and cultural heritage of the city of Fossano. Since 2011 he has been a member of the board of directors of Aidepi (Association of the Italian sweet and pasta industries). (HANDLE).