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November 6, 2013

John Elkann heads one of the world’s biggest conglomerates. But he wants to be more than just another boss of a big multinational. He wants to change the world. CampdenFB reports.

John Elkann is on a mission. The fifth-generation owner and manager of one of the biggest industrial groups in the world wants capitalism to change. With his boyish face, soft voice, reserved – even diffident – style he might make an unlikely evangelist, but he is deadly serious.

May 7, 2013

The Agnellis, the family behind Fiat, have built a reputation as one of Italy's greatest industrial dynasties. CampdenFB takes a look at the real people behind the famous names.

January 13, 2011

Turin and Wolfsburg might not have much in common at first glance, writes David Bain.

Turin and Wolfsburg might not have much in common at first glance, writes David Bain.
 
For one thing, Wolfsburg is in Germany and has a population of just over 100,000, whereas Turin is in Italy with nearly one million inhabitants. It's probably also fair to say that the temperament of each other's citizens might have little in common.  
 
But there is one thing that unites both of these towns – car making.
 

January 4, 2011

Fiat, the Italy-based conglomerate controlled by the Agnelli family, could increase its share in US car company Chrysler to up to 50%, according to remarks made by its non-family CEO Sergio Marchionne.

Fiat, the Italy-based conglomerate controlled by the Agnelli family, could increase its share in US car company Chrysler to up to 50%, according to remarks made by its non-family CEO Sergio Marchionne.

"I don't know whether it is likely, but it is possible that we will go over 50% if Chrysler decides to go to the market in 2011," Marchionne said, according to the Financial Times. Although he was careful to note a merger between the two companies was not under consideration.

September 17, 2010

Fiat, the Italy-based conglomerate controlled by the Agnelli family, gained approval form its shareholders on 16 September to split its industrial business from the car manufacturing unit to create two separate companies.

Fiat, the Italy-based conglomerate controlled by the Agnelli family, gained approval form its shareholders on 16 September to split its industrial business from the car manufacturing unit to create two separate companies.
 
Fiat will comprise the group's car brands including Fiat, Ferrari and Maserati, while Fiat Industrials is to be made up of the company's Iveco trucks unit, which makes farm and construction equipment.
 

July 22, 2010

The family-controlled Fiat Group announced yesterday it has returned to profit in the second quarter of 2010 thanks to a strong performance from its truck and agricultural equipment divisions.

The family-controlled Fiat Group announced yesterday it has returned to profit in the second quarter of 2010 thanks to a strong performance from its truck and agricultural equipment divisions.

April 30, 2010

Italy’s Agnelli family, owner of automobile giant Fiat, confirmed yesterday that fourth-generation family member Andrea Agnelli will become the president of Italian football club Juventus in the summer.

Italy's Agnelli family, owner of automobile giant Fiat, confirmed yesterday that fourth-generation family member Andrea Agnelli will become the president of Italian football club Juventus in the summer.

April 21, 2010

John Elkann, fifth-generation family member of the founding Fiat family, has been elected as chairman of the Fiat Group. The 34-year-old told reporters that today was "a very important day for Fiat and me."

John Elkann, fifth-generation family member of the founding Fiat family, has been elected as chairman of the Fiat Group. The 34-year-old told reporters that today was  "a very important day for Fiat and me."
 
The formal announcement came this morning during Fiat's investor day, although non-family CEO Sergio Marchionne told a press conference yesterday of the schion's promotion.
 

April 12, 2010

Gianluigi Gabetti, the non-family chairman of the Agnelli family’s private holding company, will step down in May to be replaced by fifth-generation family member John Elkann.

Gianluigi Gabetti, the non-family chairman of the Agnelli family's private holding company, will step down in May to be replaced by fifth-generation family member John Elkann.
 

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