Biography - Arnaldo Abruzzini - Secretary-General of Eurochambres
Event document - Date Wednesday | 29 January 2014 - City Brussels - Country Belgium - Date Monday | 10 February 2014
Born on 5 August 1957 in Rome, Italy
Arnaldo Abruzzini has been the Secretary-General of Eurochambres since 1999. Apart from being a senior lobbyist in Brussels, Arnaldo is also an active entrepreneur, having founded several companies. He still owns shares in telecommunications (Interactive Media), energy (InRes) and business consulting (Consir) companies. Arnaldo has worked as Managing Director of several telecommunications (EPTA), marketing and communication (MediaCamere) and business services (CoFiCom) companies in Italy and the US. He has also worked in investment banking (MedioBanca) and insurance companies in Bavaria in Germany. Arnaldo started his career as an auditor at Arthur Andersen in Milwaukee in Wisconsin in the US in 1979. He is a graduate in economics, with major in finance, from the University of Rome in Italy.
The Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Eurochambres) represents the business community at EU level. It was established in 1958 as a direct response to the creation of the European Economic Community. Of the over 20 million member enterprises in Europe that Eurochambres represents, more than 93% are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Eurochambres members employ over 120 million employees.