The Venezuelan Ambassador visits Iveco
The Venezuelan Ambassador to Italy, Rafael Lacava, has today visited the headquarters of Iveco in Turin. The meeting has provided the opportunity to discuss the strong commitment of Iveco in Venezuela and to examine the opportunities for future projects in the transport sector.
Paolo Monferino, CEO Iveco together with several representatives of the senior management team including Marco Mazzù, Vice President Iveco Latin America, were on hand to welcome Lacava.
Presenting the company, its corporate results and its corporate strategy, Monferino reinforced the importance of the Latin-American area in general and of Venezuela in the framework of the international strategy of the company.
Rafael Lacava, a member of the Venezuelan Parliament, is in Italy since May of this year with the task given by the Venezuelan President Chavez, to intensify the diplomatic relationships between Italy and Venezuela.
Iveco designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, off-road trucks, city and intercity buses and coaches as well as special vehicles for applications such as fire fighting, off-road missions, defence and civil protection.
Iveco employs over 24,500 people and runs 28 production units in 16 Countries in the world using excellent technologies developed in 5 research centres. Besides Europe, the company operates in China, Russia, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, and South Africa. More than 4,600 service outlets in over 100 Countries guarantee technical support wherever in the world an Iveco vehicle is at work.
Turin, 25 September 2007