Pierpaolo, 54 year-old, has a technical background in Electrical / Electronic, Mechatronic and Control engineering. Since September 2009, Pierpaolo Antonioli is Managing Director of the General Motors engineering center located in Torino (Torino Polytechnic Campus) with more than 700 employees. GM Torino has global responsibilities for the development of Diesel Engines, Diesel Electronic Controls and Diesel Hybrid technologies for passenger car applications for the whole GM Corporation. Moreover, Pierpaolo holds global responsibility inside GM for development of Diesel Engines. By representing GM Corporation on the territory, Pierpaolo is responsible to maintain relationships with local, regional and national authorities in order to support and facilitate all the industrial development initiatives in which GM can give a contribution as an active partner of Italian Automotive Industry. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Attraction of Foreign Investment of Confindustria (Italian Industrial Federation) and he is a Vice President of Unione Industriale (Industrial Federation) of Torino. Since July 2016, he holds the Chairman position inside CEIP (a Regional Company whose shareholders are the Region, the Chamber of Commerce, the city of Turin and the University) dedicated to attract hi- tech foreign investments in the region and to promote the excellence of existing regional companies outside the country.