Chief Executive Officer for Vertiv, and President, Americas
Giordano Albertazzi became Vertiv Chief Executive Officer in January 2023 and retains his role as President, Americas until a replacement is named. Along with establishing overall strategic direction, he is responsible for operations and business development specifically in the Americas. His broad focus is on operational performance improvement and strengthening Vertiv’s competitive position through innovation excellence.
Giordano began his career at Kone Elevators, where he progressed through operations and product development leadership roles. He joined Emerson Network Power in 1998 and held positions with increasing responsibility, including plant manager from 1999 to 2001, marketing and product management director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) from 2002 to 2004, and managing director for the Italian market unit from 2004 to 2006. In 2006, Giordano was promoted to vice president services for the Liebert Europe business. In 2011, he was appointed vice president services for the broader EMEA region, and in 2014 became vice president sales. In 2016, Emerson Network Power rebranded as standalone company Vertiv, and Giordano drove significant operational and financial improvements while serving as president of the company in EMEA. In March 2022, he began his role as President, Americas and was named Chief Operating Officer in October that same year.
Giordano holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan as well as a master’s degree in management from Stanford University.