Umberto Raiteri is the President and CEO of European Recycling Platform (ERP). In this role, he is responsible for the management of ERP’s activities across Europe; in eight years he has driven the growth of ERP to reach 100M€ turnover, 2500 member Companies and operations in 17 countries. He works closely with ERP’s local management teams to develop and enhance ERP’s position as the key player in the WEEE compliance market in Europe.
Umberto has 28 years of leadership experience in the European business environment, covering different responsibilities at local and European level within the Electrolux Group, where he held various senior managerial positions before being appointed as General Manager for ERP Ireland in 2005. Under his leadership, he guided the creation and start-up of the first ERP local entity, and consequently in August 2006 he’s been appointed responsible for ERP in Europe. During his tenure, ERP Europe saw its turnover and membership quadruple in size and its credibility being established as a leading stakeholder of the WEEE business in Europe.
Umberto is 55; he is married with one child and has a degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Udine in Italy.