Franco Quillico received an MS Summa Cum Laude in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic of Milan, in 1979. In 1984 he graduated with a Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) in Finance from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship Award for achieving the highest academic performance in the M.B.A. class.
After an experience in industry, his professional career has been in strategy consulting, with McKinsey and Bain, and in investment banking, with Salomon Brothers.
Mr. Quillico has advised clients in various industries: banking, information services, computers, chemicals, real estate, construction materials, machine tools, automotive, railroad, utilities, air courier, textiles, printing, food processing, fast food, entertainment; and in different countries: Italy, England, France, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Monaco, Switzerland and the United States.
Mr. Quillico is Professor of Banking and Finance at MIP, the School of Management of the Polytechnic of Milan, visiting lecturer at the Wharton School, Professor of Mergers & Acquisitions at the International University of Monaco (where, in June 2006, he received the "IUM Outreach Award" for excellence in teaching which was presented to him by Prince Albert II of Monaco) and Faculty Member at Management Centre Europe in Bruxelles.
Mr. Quillico is fluent in Italian, English and French.