GUALINI's Board of Directors announces that it has appointed AGOSTINO ZEN as the company's NEW CEO.

Zen comes from COSTIM as head of strategic planning and then that of group chief operating officer.

He has been with COSTIM since its founding and has gained significant experience in leading strategic projects, M&A and extraordinary finance transactions, contributing to the growth of the holding company.

Zen began his career in the world of strategy consulting, mainly at ROLAND BERGER before joining the COSTIM Group. A graduate of the University of Bologna, in industrial and management engineering, he then continued his academic journey at the Politecnico di Milano where he earned a master's degree in management engineering. He is currently completing an Executive Mba at Escp Business School.

ZEN, NEW CEO OF GUALINI, said, "I am honored to be able to serve Gualini in consolidating its position as a leader in the facade and building envelope sector in Italy and abroad. Gualini is a solid reality, composed of more than 180 collaborators specialized in the design and production of envelope systems to whom my first thanks go. Thanks to the partners, COSTIM and the Gualini family, for their trust and esteem in entrusting me with this important task of enhancing the know-how, talents and history of our company."

JACOPO PALERMO, GUALINI'S VICE PRESIDENT AND CEO OF COSTIM commented: "The growth path of a manager of the value of Agostino Zen within the Group testifies to our ability to give space to young talents by providing them with all possible support for the development of a professional career. In congratulating the new CEO, I have the deep conviction that, together, we will lead Gualini to achieve its ambitious goals."