Associate Partner

About Marco Saltalamacchia

Marco is Associate Partner of Ward Howell International.

Marco’s career development started in the industry where he spent 25 years before entering the consulting business, especially focusing in the automotive business.

His last position in industry before joining the consulting business was Senior Vice President of BMW AG in charge for the European Region. He came from Fiat Auto (currently FCA), where he held the position of Vice President for the Worldwide Fleet & Corporate Business. Previously, he held various positions at Renault where his last appointment was Director at the Paris Headquarter in charge for the international network development.

In 2010, after more than twenty-five years in industry, Marco moved into the business and investment consulting, founding his own Company and contributing to the creation of several start-up’s.

Marco graduated with honors in Statistics and Economics diploma (B.Sc.). Before graduating in 1983, he had the chance of further specializations in Marketing and Computer Science at the Georgetown University in Washington (D.C.) and the Lebanon Valley College in Annville (Pennsylvania).

After working as a R&D statistician at Nielsen A.C., he added a diploma with honors in Business Administration from the Bocconi University in Milan. He also joined the INSEAD Business School CEDEP program in Fontainebleau (France) in 1994.

In 2007 awarded from G. Napolitano, President of Italy, with the Honorary Title of “Ufficiale” of the Order of Merit of Italian Republic.

Four European languages fluently spoken (English, German, French and Italian) and a basic knowledge of Spanish.


  • Automotive
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Financial Services
  • General Industry


  • General Management
  • Board Advisory
  • Brand Building