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Pierluigi Serlenga

Partner, Rome

Head of our EMEA Aerospace, Defense and Government Services practice, our EMEA Manufacturing capability, and Advanced Manufacturing and Services and Performance Improvement practices in Italy.

About Pierluigi

Expertise

Highlights

  • Manufacturing emphases on footprint optimization, digital, shop floor Lean and operational excellence
  • M&A capabilities across target-scouting and post-merger integrations
  • Private equity diligence experience for industrials assets
  • ~20 years of firm experience

Pierluigi Serlenga is the head of our EMEA Aerospace, Defense and Government Services and Advanced Manufacturing and Services practices, based in Rome. He also leads our Manufacturing and Performance Improvement practices in Italy.

Since joining us in 2001, Pierluigi has served industrial clients across sectors, including aerospace, defense and government services, utilities and alternative energy, machinery, systems and equipment, and construction and building products.

He has a wide range of expertise across areas such as performance improvement, transformation, organization and mergers & acquisitions, as well as both business unit and corporate-level strategy. He has also led several business and operational due diligences on industrial goods and services players for both financial and industrial investors.

His case portfolio includes leading the comprehensive transformation of a $12B A&D player, spanning strategy, M&A, PI, operations and organization, yielding a disruptive impact on company financial performance and stock market recognition.

Apart from his client work, Pierluigi serves as chairman of our BGLAD efforts in Italy. He is also involved with both the CPC and local recruiting efforts.

Prior to joining us, he worked as a business analyst for Impemba & Associati.

He holds an MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management, as well as an undergraduate degree in economics and business administration, with honors, from the University of Bari.

In his personal time, Pierluigi enjoys tennis, diving and skiing. He is deeply passionate about wildlife and nature conservation.

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