Franchi Umberto Marmi among 79 Italian companies rewarded at the fifth edition of the “Best Managed Companies”

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Franchi Umberto Marmi S.p.A. is among the winners of Deloitte Private’s “Best
Managed Companies” award, dedicated to Italian companies that have established themselves on the market for their excellence in strategy, skills and innovation, commitment and corporate culture, governance and performance measurement, sustainability, supply chain and internationalisation.

The 2022 edition, organised by Deloitte Private, a company supported by ELITE – the private network and marketplace of Borsa Italiana – Euronext Group, Confindustria Piccola Industria and ALTIS – Alta Scuola Impresa e Società dell’Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, saw a jury composed by Marta Testi, CEO of ELITE, Renato Goretta, member of the National Council of the Piccola Industria di Confindustria and Fabio Antoldi, Professor of Business Strategy at ALTIS.

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The award ceremony took place, Tuesday 4th October at Palazzo Mezzanotte, at the headquarters of Borsa Italiana-Euronext, and was attended by 79 Italian companies. Franchi Umberto Marmi was among the 14% of companies from Central Italy, identified by Deloitte, to win the award.

“Since the IPO, we have seen great developments, thanks to a growth strategy focused on international markets and external acquisitions. We have concentrated on innovation, efficiency and sustainability, and this award is a clear demonstration of the capability of all our stakeholders, shareholders, and employees, to guide our company through times of great uncertainty”. Commented Alberto Franchi, President and CEO of Franchi Umberto Marmi. “With the Franchi Academy we are committed to creating an environment where,
we don’t exclusively focus on teaching the technical skills needed to work Carrara’s marble, but we also aim to educate young talents about the culture surrounding our industry. Receiving this prestigious award makes me very proud, and which we dedicate to all the people that comprise Franchi Umberto Marmi”. Stated Bernarda Franchi, Vice President and CEO of Franchi Umberto Marmi.

“Congratulations to Franchi Umberto Marmi for this important recognition,” said Ernesto Lanzillo, Deloitte Partner and Deloitte Private Leader, and Andrea Restelli, Deloitte Partner and BMC Manager for Italy. “This edition, like the one in 2021, took place in a difficult context, marked not only by the continuing effects of the pandemic, but also by the eruption of a war scenario that has had serious repercussions on companies: from
supply chain disruptions to the price of raw materials, from the energy crisis to the food crisis, with inflation rates reaching record levels. Even in this challenging context, the award-winning companies have shown the ability to adapt, have innovated and have continued to be a flagship of excellence, demonstrating the strength and great potential of Made in Italy entrepreneurship”.