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Portrait de Marco Drago
Birthday : 11/30/1945
Place of birth : Settimo Torinese - Italy
Public asset : 517,137 USD
Country of residence : Italy
Linked companies : International Game Technology PLC - Atresmedia Crprcn de Mds de Cmncn SA - DeA Capital SpA - Cellularline SpA

Summary 
Presently, Marco Drago holds the position of Chairman for B&D Holding di Marco Drago e C. SApA and Chairman of De Agostini SpA (a subsidiary of B&D Holding di Marco Drago e C. SApA). Mr. Drago is also Vice President of De Agostini Planeta Group and on the board of 13 other companies.

He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Bocconi.


Current positions of Marco Drago 
NameTitle Since
International Game Technology PLC
(Casinos & Gaming)
Non-Executive Director -
Atresmedia Crprcn de Mds de Cmncn SA
(Broadcasting)
Director 2003
DeA Capital SpA
(Holding Companies)
Non-Executive Director -
Cellularline SpA
(Computer & Electronics Retailers)
Non-Executive Director -
B&D Holding di Marco Drago e C. SApA Chairman 2006
De Agostini SpA Chairman 1997
IGT Global Solutions Corp. Director -
San Faustin SA Director -
De Agostini Communications SpA Director -
Associazione fra le società italiane per azioni Director -
Grupo Planeta de Agostini SL Vice Chairman -
DeA Communications SA Director -
De Agostini Publishing SpA Director -
De Agostini Libri SpA Director -
Fundación Atresmedia Trustee -
De Agostini Planeta Group Vice President -


Holdings of Marco Drago 
NameEquities%Valuation
International Game Technology PLC (IGT)
Casinos & Gaming
27,8780.014%517,137 USD


Marco Drago : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Paolo Federico Ceretti International Game Technology PLC
DeA Capital SpA
De Agostini Publishing SpA
De Agostini Libri SpA
De Agostini Communications SpA
De Agostini Planeta Group
DeA Communications SA
De Agostini SpA
Pietro Boroli De Agostini Libri SpA
Grupo Planeta de Agostini SL
De Agostini Publishing SpA
De Agostini SpA
De Agostini Planeta Group
Marco Boroli DeA Capital SpA
De Agostini SpA
De Agostini Planeta Group
José Creuheras Margenat Atresmedia Crprcn de Mds de Cmncn SA
Grupo Planeta de Agostini SL
Fundación Atresmedia
José Manuel Lara García Atresmedia Crprcn de Mds de Cmncn SA
Fundación Atresmedia
Grupo Planeta de Agostini SL
Lorenzo Pellicioli International Game Technology PLC
Atresmedia Crprcn de Mds de Cmncn SA
DeA Capital SpA
De Agostini Planeta Group
De Agostini SpA
Lino Benassi DeA Capital SpA
De Agostini Planeta Group
De Agostini SpA
Manolo Santilli DeA Capital SpA
De Agostini SpA
De Agostini Planeta Group
Gianfelice Mario Rocca Associazione fra le società italiane per azioni
San Faustin SA
Maurizio Carlotti Atresmedia Crprcn de Mds de Cmncn SA
Fundación Atresmedia


Biography of Marco Drago 
Since 1997, Marco Drago is the president of the Italian family group De Agostini Spa, the holding company of De Agostini group.

Born in province of Turin, he moved to Milan to study at Bocconi University in Milan, from where he exited in 1969 with a degree in economics. In the same year, he began his career, integrating the family business, where he joined the De Agostini Geographic institute.

He quickly climbed the pyramid, to become Chairman of De Agostini. In the 80’s and 90’s he was CEO of the group. This period represented a crucial phase in the development of the company, and the group gained power in Italy and abroad.

In 2000, he adopted a strategy of diversification and aimed to development of lottery games and services sector with Lottomatica and Gtech. De Agostini entered also in the sector of media and communications with Antena 3 television in Spain; Mikado Film and Magnolia in Italy. The group is also diversified into insurance and finance sectors with DeA Capital.

Since October 2006, he is chairman of the board of B&D Holding, family holding crated to ensure the cohesion of shareholders in the log-term decisions. He is also Vice President of Planeta De Agostini Group, director of Antenna 3, Lottomatica, DeA Capital, De Agostini Editore, of Edition Atlas (France) and S. Faustin (Techint Group).
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Anecdotes
He won several awards, such as “Bocconiano dell’anno” in 2001 and “Cavaliere del lavoro” in 2003.


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Marco Drago : Connections 
Mishmash Holding SRL
DeA Communications SA
Planeta Innovacion Sau
Fundació Catalunya Cultura
De Agostini Publishing SpA
William J. Clinton Foundation
The Trilateral Commission


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