MARCO COSTAGUTA is the President and founder of Long Term Partners since June 2012. He is member of the Management Board of S.Quirico and ERG, member of the Board of Directors of Holcim Group Italia, Rimorchiatori Riuniti and Riello SpA, and member of the Investment Committee at Fondo Strategico Italiano and of the Scientific Committee at AIDAF (Association of Italian Family Business). From 1989 to 2012 he was Director of Bain & Company, where he led strategic, operations, and organization projects in the following areas: FMCG, Retailing, Process Industries, Information Technology, Publishing, Private Equity. From 1997 and 2000 he was member of the Management Board at Bain & Company Worldwide. From 1985 to 1988 Marco Costaguta was Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Milan, dealing with strategic programs and operations for Italian companies and multinationals. From 1984 to 1985 he was Responsible SQC for the production process of Biomedical equipment at Hewlett-Packard Andover in the USA. In 1984 he graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Milan’s Politecnico and achieved a Master in Business Administration from INSEAD.