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Portrait de Roberto Quarta
Age : 70
Public asset : 1,548,479 USD
Country of residence : Unknown
Linked companies : Smith & Nephew plc - WPP PLC

Summary 
Roberto Quarta is an American businessperson who has been the head of 8 different companies and occupies the position of Non-Executive Chairman for WPP Plc, Chairman of Smith & Nephew Plc, Chairman for Smith & Nephew A (a subsidiary of Smith & Nephew Plc) and Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLP. Mr. Quarta is also on the board of SPIE Ouest-Centre SAS.

Mr. Quarta previously was Chairman of Italtel Group SpA and Chairman at Italtel SpA (a subsidiary of Italtel Group SpA), Chairman of BBA Aviation Plc, Non-Executive Chairman at IMI Plc, Chairman-Supervisory Board for Rexel SA, Executive Vice President at Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc. and Managing Director at Worcester Controls Corp.

Mr. Quarta received an undergraduate degree from College of the Holy Cross (Massachusetts).


Current positions of Roberto Quarta 
NameTitle Since
Smith & Nephew plc
(Medical Equipment, Supplies & Distribution)
Chairman 2013
WPP PLC
(Advertising & Marketing)
Non-Executive Chairman 2015
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark) Chairman -
SPIE Ouest-Centre SAS Director -
Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLP Partner 2001


Holdings of Roberto Quarta 
NameEquities%Valuation
WPP Plc87,5000.0069%943,451 USD
Smith & Nephew plc32,4490.0037%605,028 USD


Roberto Quarta : Personal Network 
NameLinked companies
Marc E. Owen Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Erik Engstrom Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Virginia Hilda Maxwell Bottomley Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Michael A. Friedman Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Vinita Kundanlal Bali Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Robin Freestone Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Ian Edward Barlow Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Roland Diggelmann Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Graham James Baker Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)
Olivier Bohuon Smith & Nephew plc
Smith & Nephew A/S (Denmark)


Biography of Roberto Quarta 
Roberto Quarta (born 1949 He has served on the boards of PowerGen plc, BAE Systems plc and Equant NV. He is expected to become chair of Smith & Nephew in 2014.>

Criticism
Quarta has been described as impatient and ruthless, but these attributes have enabled him to make decisive change and are seen as positive by analysts.>

Personal life
Quarta is separated from his first wife, with whom he has a son and a daughter.

Quotes
'He's a man of extreme intelligence and extreme vitality. Unusually he also has the ability to listen and he struck me as a decent human being. Vanni Treves, BBA chairman>
"Bob is dedicated and numerate and good at selecting and using people. He has learnt over the years to hold back against his natural impatience - he does like things to move." Sir Owen Green, former chairman of BTR>

Quarta has referred to management as "a calculated adventure". With reference to changing people, he has said "As well as identifying people who can help you push forward change, you are also trying to remove those who are so entrenched in the old culture that they are not going to change.">



Source @ Wikipedia



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Roberto Quarta : Connections 
Brocacef Groep NV
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales
NADRO SA de CV
The Goodwood Estate Co. Ltd.


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