CAV. DELLA REP. ITALIANA DR. GIOVANNI MOGNA
He is taking forward his family’s legacy with passion, expertise and enthusiasm. His passion for research comes from his childhood, when he looked at the world through a microscope, with his father.
It is not by chance that the keyword of his company’s philosophy is RESEARCH
. This is a firm belief, as shown by the data: every year, 10% of resources is dedicated to R&D
. This has led the company to achieve an ever-increasing success, and to become the world leader for probiotical products
, even outdoing the USA, with its 60 registered patents in 60 years of activity
. Today, Probiotical
is a reality unique in its branch
, being the first plant worldwide
entirely conceived and dedicated to probiotic microorganisms research, development and manufacturing
Giovanni Mogna: A life devoted to research
After achieving a Degree in Food Science
, in 2009 the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia confers to Dr. Mogna
a Degree honoris causa in Industrial Biotechnology
. Among his many other recognitions, in 1995 he was appointed “Cavaliere della Repubblica Italiana
” (a high recognition given by the Italian Republic due to his service to industry) and, in 2010, Citizen of the year
by the city of Novara.
The same enthusiasm he puts into his job is also dedicated to his great passion: sailing. As helmsman of the sailing boat “Bona”
, Giovanni Mogna won, together with his team, the world championship in its category for four times, from 2000 to 2004.
DR. VERA MOGNA
Vera Mogna, Giovanni’s daughter, is following in his father’s footsteps with determination, choosing scientific studies to create the foundation of her future understanding of the family business dynamics.
She then decided to specialize in management and business strategy, obtaining a Master’s Degree in Economic and Business Sciences with highest honors at the University of Eastern Piedmont, followed by a Master at the Sole24Ore Business School in Rome.
As she made her entrance in Probiotical as Board Member and Business Development Manager, thanks to her passion and commitment, she immediately obtained an exponential increase in the customer portfolio, which is considered as the actual company’s wealth.
Her contribution in Probiotical is also related to national and international exhibitions, and to many important conventions in the company’s field.
Vera shares with his father not only his devotion to work, but also his passion for the sea, deciding to achieve the boat license.
DR. PAOLO ALESSANDRO BONAZZI
Probiotical Board of Directors
Paolo Alessandro Bonazzi achieved the Degree in Law at the University of Torino and then specialized in finance and business strategy. He began his career at Fiat Group in 1987, then he held several executive positions in the fields of Strategy and Marketing, extraordinary Corporate Finance, Problem Loan, and Mergers & Acquisitions, cooperating with the most important Italian companies.
Since 2005, he has become Of Counsel on extraordinary Corporate Finance for LS Lexjus Sinacta, one of the main Italian attorneys & business consultants association.
Before being appointed, in 2014, to Probiotical Board of Directors, he had held similar positions, and he is still cooperating with for several Italian companies in various fields. He is chairman and partner of Service Trade S.p.A., Milan, the Italian leader for IT & TLC equipment installation, maintenance and repairing.