Journalism

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ANSA - The Italian Wireservice  - Journalist   (Tokyo Office)

3/1995-8/1999                                       

Covered Japanese finance, Stock and Forex markets, economy and industry

Covered Japanese financial scandals, restructuring, M&A, government economic

measures.

Proposed and implemented an IT emergency system for delivering news

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IL SOLE 24ORE - Milan - Major European Business Newspaper

10/1997-3/1998

Wrote about International Economy and Finance from Tokyo                                   

 

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RAI  - Rome - Italian Public TV Broadcasting Corporation 

            1/1998-12/1999         

    Corresponded for news insight TV and radio programs from Tokyo                                              

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RUSCONI EDITORE - Milan - Publishing Company

 4/1994- 8/1999

Established the Tokyo Bureau for three automotive industry magazines

 

Provided information, interviews with industry leaders and press coverage

 

Managed 2 part time employees

 

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XENIA EDIZIONI - Milan - Publishing Company

        2/1993 - 8/1999

Established the Tokyo Bureau for an electronic entertainment magazine (2 part time staff)       

Maintained contact with over 100 video game makers

Provided information, press material and industry events coverage

 

BUSINESS CONSULTING

                                                                             
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ZANOLINI SPA - Milan - Integrated Apparel Maker and Retailer (100 boutiques)                   

Comptroller and Representative - Reported to the CEO

Designed a non-standard financial audit system to control the Japanese licensor  (10 boutiques)

Evaluated the licensor management accounting system procedures

Reported about production data, management of the shops, new contracts with dealers and promotion

Negotiated modifications to the contract: reduced from 8% to 4% the financial burden for payments

Managed top executive level communication between the two firms

Negotiated the termination of the contract with the licensor

Proposed, engineered and negotiated a new agreement with Chori Co. Ltd., a major trading company

 11/1993-12/1999

 

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THANKS INTERNATIONAL - Tokyo - Apparel Importer and Distributor                                          

Assistant Director - Reported to the Managing Director

Negotiated with property owners and department store for the opening of new shops

Developed promotional projects and networks of new suppliers in Great Britain and Italy

 11/1993-12/1998

 

SKILLS

Computer: Linux and Windows. Matlab, Mathematica, Stata, Eviews, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, FrontPage.

Languages: Italian, Japanese, English

OTHER

Course of Japanese Accounting: Daiei Accounting Institute, Tokyo                            12/1992-4/1993