Federica Chiarello is the new Chief Operating Officer USA

Bologna, February 2024 – Federica Chiarello is the new Chief Operating Officer of Bonfiglioli Consulting USA Inc., U.S. branch of Bonfiglioli Consulting | Octagona Group, Italian business consulting group specialized in operations for over 50 years, pioneer of the lean apporach in Italy. With a division entirely dedicated to internationalization and an increasingly wide range of services aimed at the development of Italian companies in the global market, Bonfiglioli Consulting is today a group with 12 local offices across three continents.

Heading the New York HQ, Federica Chiarello will be in charge for all Bonfiglioli Consulting Group Operations in North America. Leading the team dedicated to U.S. projects. As COO she will support customers in this market entry phase, driving change and promoting process efficiency.

“I am very happy with this new challenge. – Federica Chiarello says – My goal is to promote the development of Bonfiglioli Consulting USA Inc. following in the footsteps of our holding company and our Indian subsidiary. Our commitment is to support the success of Italian companies on global markets, supporting them in the challenges they have to face on a daily basis in order to develop and adapt to the constantly evolving market and social scenarios.

Born in Vicenza, with a degree in law and a background in international law, Federica Chiarello consolidated her experience first in the legal and then in the business areas. In 2014, in fact, she strenghtened her backgroud with a two-year MBA in California, adding a strategic business perspective to her expertise. During her studies, she came into contact with the U.S. branch of an Italian company in the packaging machinery industry where she is initially joint as part of a digital marketing restructuring project. Then, she took on a key role in the standardization and efficiency of processes, in the improvement of communication channels between the Italian Headquarters and the U.S. branch.

In 2019 she moved to New York City, where she started working for a consulting firm specializing in the internationalization of Italian companies in the U.S. market. “I am sure that Federica’s entry will make a great contribution to the company’s growth in the United States and to the strengthening of our leadership in the sector. We now have a consolidated experience of supporting companies in international growth in more than 40 countries, also thanks to the many years of expertise of our subsidiary Octagona. The U.S. is a strategic market, in which Italian companies can make a difference.” states Alessandro Fichera, Equity Partner and Director of the International Business Unit at Bonfiglioli Consulting.

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