Born in Trieste in January 1975, Alessandro Gigli graduated in 2001 from the University of Trieste with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Carraro Group in 2006, after a number of experiences in the Purchasing departments of Electrolux and Indesit Company.
His first job in Carraro was as Purchasing Manager of Carraro Agritalia. In 2008, he moved to China, where he was the Purchasing Manager of the new production plant in Qingdao. On his return, in 2011, he became the Purchasing Director of Gear World, Carraro's industrial project for the gear sector.
In February 2013 he became the Purchasing Director of the Carraro Group, with responsibility for both the Central Purchasing Department and the Purchasing Departments located in the various sites in Italy, China, India, Argentina and Brazil.. At the same time, Alessandro Gigli consolidated an experience as Chief Operating Officer of Carraro India and then left this post to return to Italy, taking on the new role as Purchasing & Information Technology Director in 2016.