He was born on the 24 november in 1956 into a wealthy Milanese family. As a child he learnt to sail while staying at their house in Portofino on the Italian Riviera. Later he studied economics at Bocconi University, where he was awarded a Ph.D., before working in his father’s electrical supply business.
He formed the Wally Yachts company after having directed the design of a yacht for his own use in 1991. He founded the company headquarters to Monaco in 1994.
- Dan Neil, “Sword in the Water”, Men’s Vogue, November 2008.
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