Andrea Pontremoli has been CEO and Member of Dallara since 2007. He joined IBM in 1980 as a maintenance technician until 2004 when he was appointed President and CEO of IBM Italy. Since April 2017, he is the president of the Motorvehicle University of Emilia Romagna (MUNER), an association which was strongly advocated by the Emilia-Romagna Region, and it was created thanks to a synergetic connection among universities and manufacturers of the motor valley.
Andrea Pontremoli joined IBM in 1980 as a maintenance technician until 2004 when he was appointed President and CEO of IBM Italy. In October 2007, Andrea Pontremoli left the position as President and CEO IBM Italy to face a new challenge joining Giampaolo Dallara to manage Dallara Automobili and was then appointed CEO and General Manager.
Since November 2007, he has been the Scientific Director for the “Executive Master in Technology and Innovation Management” at the Bologna Business School, University of Bologna. In 2008, he became a member of Barilla S.p.A.'s Boards of Directors and Executive Committee. From May 2012, Andrea is the Lead Indipendent Director in the Board of Directors of Brunello Cucinelli S.p.A.
Furthermore, from January 2017, he is a member of the University of Parma’s Board of Directors and from December 2017, he is a member of the Board of Directions for Turbocoating Group S.p.A.
Starting from June 2019, he is a member of the Board of Credit Agricole Italia S.p.A.
In 2004, the University of Parma awarded him an honorary degree in Computer Science Engineering for his expertise developed during the many years of his managerial activity and for the constant commitment to the technological development of territorial areas.
On the 2nd of June 2006 he was proclaimed Cavaliere di Gran Croce al Merito della Repubblica Italiana by the President of the Italian Republic, Mr. Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, the highest honorary degree in the Italian Republic.
Andrea Pontremoli is also involved in various initiatives with Onlus and non-profit organizations:
• President of MUNER (Motorvehicle University of Emilia Romagna, No Profit - Education)
• President of Innovation Farm (No Profit - Education)
• President of Centro Studi Valceno (No Profit - Culture)
• Vice President of ASPHI (Onlus for disabled management through Information Technology).