Palamon hires media veteran to board

Mid-market house Palamon Capital Partners has appointed Lorenzo Pellicioli to its board of advisors.

Pelliciol is currently CEO of the De Agostini Group, the Italian conglomerate with interests ranging from finance to publishing. As the CEO of Seat Pagine Gialle from 1997 to 2000, he led the largest and most successful leveraged buyout in Italy. He is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of Generali Insurance and serves as deputy chairman on the board of Générale de Santé. He is also chairman of DEA Capital and chairman and CEO of Lottomatica.