As of December 1st, 2006, Marco Zambianchi will assume the position of Vice-President & General Manager for Pirelli Tire Inc. He succeeds Anthony Ensor who will be assuming a new role within Pirelli Tire USA. Mr. Zambianchi is 38 years old. Before joining Pirelli, he worked in Italy for Carlsberg Breweries, where he held the position of Commercial Director for three years. Prior to that, he worked for the strategic consulting company McKinsey & Co., serving different consumer goods clients in different countries in Europe and in the USA. Marco holds an MBA from University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Bologna.