Paolo Ficini joined United Group in 2020 as CEO of the newly established business unit – UGI, or UG International Wholesale. He runs the Group’s entire Wholesale business – including data, voice and roaming.

Mr. Ficini has more than 20 years of international business experience. He started his carrier at Telecom Italia Sparkle and has held a string of executive roles in countries including Austria, Greece, Serbia, Turkey, and the United States. In these roles Mr. Ficini has developed extensive expertise in starting new business and in introducing business to new territories, as well as in the integration of companies. His professional experience covers all major telecommunication services, among them backbone services and voice, submarine infrastructure, mobile services, and cloud.

Mr. Ficini holds a degree in Business and Management from LUISS, International University for Social Studies, Rome with specialization in International Marketing.