Management

Roberto MaddalonRoberto Maddalon

Chief Executive Officier

His professional career began as water turbines' designer by the company Riva in Milan. It proceeded then in Mannesman Rexroth where he worked for 11 years (being responsible for the industrial applications division during the later years).

He joined Duplomatic Oleodinamica in 1996, and since 2006 he became the company's CEO.

Born in Val di Susa (a valley in the north west area of Italian's Alps), he is determined, witty and lively. In the free time he likes to ride his offroad motorbike and to practice endurance sports such as running.


Francesco FerrariFrancesco Ferrari

Chief Financial Officier and HR manager

Graduated in economics at the Bocconi university in Milan.

In 2011 he joined Duplomatic Oleodinamica.

25 years of experience as CFO developed both in Italy and abroad (UK, Spain, Egypt, UAE) within various industries (plant designin, mass production, services)  for listed multinationals (ABB, Sulzer, Tyco, Hoya) and private equities participated companies.

In the free time he is dedicated to his women (wife and teenager daughter), to literature, to his sport activities (skiing and sailing) and to the interest for wine (he is sommelier).


Claudio Gazzaniga

Claudio Gazzaniga

Sales Director

His career in the hydraulics market began in 1987 by the milanese branch of Eaton Vickers where he was area manager for the industrial division.

In 1992 he entered in Bosch Rexroth as application manager within the mobile vehicles division; later on, in 1998 he moved to Manuli Rubber Industries, a multinational company leader in high pressure hydraulic hoses, where he had the role of OEM sales director.

In January 2002 he joined ATOS, an Italian multinational company among the leaders in the hydraulic market. Nominated VP of the US branch (ATOS Systems Inc.) he undertook an oversea working experience.

Since February 2008, he is in Duplomatic Oleodinamica as Sales Director. During these years he supported and co-ordinated the move toward a further internationalization of the company and its markets, significally helping in reinforcing the market position in China, North America and Germany.


Giorgio Giorgio ValliValli

Operations' Director

Born in 1969 in Novara 1969, he is graduated by the Politecnico of Turin in mechanical engineering.

His career began in WPB, an SKF and INA-Schaeffler joint venture for the production of automotive bearing. Here he has been in charge of increasing responibility roles within production first, becoming than quality director till arriving at the full responsibility for the production plant (450 workers).

He moved to Tecnomeccanica, a company leader in the production of automotive reflectors, where he became operations' director.

In Duplomatic Oleodinamica since 2012, to lead the company's re-organization according to the "Lean production" principles.

Married, father of two sons he spend his free time with his family and practicing sport.


Alessandro TerzaghiAlessandro Terzaghi

Technical Sales Support Director

Born on March 26, 1974 in Varese, his professional career began in 1999 by ATOS, a leader italian company in electro-hydraulics. Beginning as clerk for the sales technical support, he gathered expertise into the cost quoting and in defining the technical solutions.

Later on he asked and obtained to be moved to the export sales team thus becoming area manager. He focussed on the German, the English, the Spanish and the Portuguese markets.

In 2003 he left ATOS and took service by MOOG, a leading company in electro-hydraulics and electro-mechanics servo systems, as sales engineer. He was responsible for the power generation, the heavy industry and the metal forming & presses field. He began managing a 4 mio euros turnover which in 2 years time reached the 7 millions. In 2006 he has been promoted sales manager and took the responsibility of the OEM generated business in the three Italian branches.

In January 2007 he began working by Duplomatic Oleodinamica ad sales director for the Italian market. He managed some 10 sales agents supporting them also with a technical assistance; the whole business managed went over 17 millions euros.

In 2013 he proposes to the board the opening of an Application Engineering department, dedicated to the sales force and to the customers, to provide technical support and cost quotation for complex solutions. left the sales field he is now focussed on this new department and took the responsibility for the power generation field.


Angelo BattainiAngelo Battaini

Purchasing Director

Born in Varese, graduated as mechanical engineer, he joined Duplomatic in 1987 after an experience by the purchasing office of Aermacchi, an Italian aerospace industry.

During his time in Duplomatic he took increasingly relevants roles within the purchase office till becoming fully responible of it.

Actively involved in the local community's life, outside the office he put efforts in the administrative and political scene of the town where he lives.


Michele PavanettoMichele Pavanetto

Technical Director - Components

After graduating in mechanical engineering by the Politecnico di Torino, in the year 2000 he decided to focus on the University's research at the Fluid Power Research Laboratory and, one and a half year later, he began his career as System and Application Engineer by the Sales Company Sauer-Danfoss in Italy, having as well international responsibilities.

He joined Duplomatic Oleodinamica in 2010, as technical department director for the components division.

Born close to Biella's hills (an area in Piedmont), he loves music, mountains and moreover his family and his two twins that took most of his available time resources when not in the office.


Massimo RipamontiMassimo Ripamonti

Technical Director - Applications

50 years old, married, father of one son, his career began in 1985 by Vickers Systems Italy as hydraulic support technician.

His passion about electronics led him to specialize in closed loop systems and in application managed with proportional valves.

After few years, in 1988, he became responsible for the post sales assistance services, for the technical support and for the reparations' laboratory.

Thanks to his bold experience developed on field, in 1995, following the introduction of the new proportional valves with on-board electronics, he joined the "Proportional Task Force" in Vickers Systems.

After 17 years in Vickers, in 2002 he left the company (that in the meanwhile has became bart of Eaton) to join Duplomatic Oleodinamica as R&D technical director holding this postition up until August 2012 when he took the direction of the technical application department within the system division.

During his free time he is dedicated to his much beloved sport: cyclism. This passion along with his technical attitude brought him leading the technical department of a national cyclism amateur team. The digital universe keep remaining an appealing topic to him.

Aquarius he likes challenges and ambitious targets.


Roberto RenziniRoberto Renzini

Systems Division Director

His professional career began as IT analyst by software houses which operates in the banking & insurance field.

He joined Duplomatic in 1999 as IT assistant. In 2002 he bacame responsible for the whole IT department and in 2005 he introduced a new ERP system which integrates all the company's functions.

In 2006 he begins to operate within the organization's management in staff to the General Directrion.

In 2008 he becomes head of Staff services with direct responsibility of the IT, HR, communication and quality services.

At the beginning of 2011 he left Duplomatic to become CTO (Chief Technical Officer) of a leader e-commerce Italian company.

By the end of 2011 he is back in Duplomatic Oleodinamica and assumes the role of the Systems Division department.

Aries, he is determined, loves challenges and ambitious targets. He spend his free time with his family and his twins; he is passionate about movies and sport; he has been player and coach of a local volleyball team.