Francesco Angelini, born in 1945, after graduating in pharmacy in 1968, began working in the family business.
His professional career within the group companies has developed in Italy and abroad. In the 80s he creates the Iberian group, collaborating directly in the creation and development of Spanish and Portuguese companies.
In Italy he directs Fater, consolidating its leadership and bringing it in 1992 to a joint venture with Procter & Gamble.
From 1993 he is Chairman of the Angelini Group. In 2003 he was appointed Cavaliere del Lavoro.
He has three daughters, is a big sports fan, especially football and bridge. He has won the highest international competitions with his Angelini Bridge Team, becoming part of the Italian national team.