Emanuele Grimaldi has covered top managerial positions within the Grimaldi Group, both in Italy and abroad.
Within the Group’s organigram, he has gradually taken the helm of the Euro-Mediterranean short sea services and motorways of the sea network, thus heavily contributing to their remarkable development over the last 20 years. Being currently President & Managing Director of Grimaldi Euromed SpA, Managing Director of Grimaldi Group SpA and Board Member of Grimaldi Deepsea SpA, President and CEO of Finnlines Plc, President of Minoan Lines and Malta Motorways of the Sea and Board Member of ACL.
“Thanks to a pragmatic and proactive approach, ICS is today the authoritative voice of shipowners on a global scale. As an ICS member, Confitarma actively contributes to mould the future of the world shipping industry.”
He is ICS Vice Chair, Past President of Confitarma (Italian Shipowners’ Association), Vice President of MISC (Maltese Shipowners’ Association) as well as Board Member and Past President of ECSA (European Community Shipowners’ Associations), Board Member of Interferry Inc. and Board Member of Rina SpA.
In 2018 he was awarded as Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland.
Emanuele was born in Naples, Italy, and studied at the University of Naples obtaining the Degree in Economics and Commerce taken “summa cum laude”. After his studies he immediately started working at the Grimaldi Group’s companies, founded by his father Guido and uncles in the late 1940’s.