Jesus Mantas
IBM Global Business Services
Elisa Massimino
Georgetown University Law Center

Maria Lina Marcucci

Lucca, IT

Chairman

Sestant S.p.A. & Sestant Internazionale S.p.A

Maria Lina Marcucci

Biography

Maria Lina Marcucci began her career by establishing, alongside her father, one of the first private television broadcasting houses, Elefante (1975). In 1984 she founded Videomusic, a ‘non-stop’ music channel and one of the first of its kind in Europe, and in 1998 she acquired a majority stake in Super Channel which reached over 52 million homes across Europe.

From 1995 Maria Lina served as Vice President of the Tuscany Regional Government as well as being Regional Minster for Culture, Communications and Entertainment. She was President of the Board of the Italian national newspaper L’Unità during the first phase of its relaunch in the early 2000s.

She founded Campus Studi de Mediterraneo (now the Fondazione Campus) in 2001, an Italian foundation which promotes university activities in the areas of Tourism, Territory Management and Business.

Maria Lina is Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Communication Officer of Kedrion S.p.A., a company which produces and distributes human plasma-derived medicinal products used to treat and prevent rare and debilitating diseases and disorders, and also serves as Chairman of Sestant and Sestant Internazionale S.p.A.

Since 2005, Maria Lina has been a Board Member of the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation as well as Chairman and Legal Representative of the Foundation in Europe.

Maria Lina Marcucci’s Background

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Sestant S.p.A. & Sestant Internazionale S.p.A
Chairman
2014 - Present
Rome, IT
Sestant Internazionale S.p.A is a financial holding company committed to overseeing the international assets of the Marcucci family.
Member of the Board of Directors and Chief Communication Officer
2012 - Present
Lucca, IT
Kedrion is an international company specializing in the collection and fractionation of blood plasma to produce and distribute plasma-derived therapeutic products for use in treating serious diseases, disorders and conditions such as hemophilia and immune system deficiencies.
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Other Business Interests

Founder and Member of the School Council
2001 - Present
Lucca, IT
The Fondazione Campus was founded as an environment within which to establish university activities in the field of tourism and to provide a professional school for managers in the city of Lucca.

Philanthropy

Chairman and Legal Representative of the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, Europe
2005 - Present
New York, NY, USA
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, founded in 1968, is led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy and advocates for a more just and peaceful world. Working alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations, the RFK team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.
Board Member
New York, NY, USA
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, founded in 1968, is led by human rights activist and lawyer Kerry Kennedy and advocates for a more just and peaceful world. Working alongside local activists to ensure lasting positive change in governments and corporations, the RFK team includes leading attorneys, advocates, entrepreneurs and writers united by a commitment to social justice.