On June 2, 2000 has been granted the honorary title of “Cavaliere del Lavoro”.
On September 19, 2005 has been granted the honorary title of “Grande Ufficiale dell’Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana”.
On June 22, 2007 has obtained an honorary degree in Economics from Università del Sannio.
from 1978 to 1982: President of “Comitato Nazionale Giovani Imprenditori” (National Committee of Young Entrepreneurs) of Confindustria;
from 1983 to 1986: President of “Federazione Industriali del Lazio”;
from 1992 to 1996: President of Confindustria;
from 1993 to 2001: President of LUISS University of Guido Carli;
from 2004 to 2006: Vice President of ABI – Associazione Bancaria Italiana;
from 2004 to 2008 Chairman of UIR – Unione degli Industriali e delle imprese di Roma;
from 2009 to 2013 President of ASSONIME – Associazione fra le Società Italiane per Azioni.
Lifetime member of the Board of Directors of Confindustria;
President of LUISS Business School;
President of “A.BE.T.E. SpA” (Azienda Beneventana Tipografica Editoriale), an investment company operating in the printing and publishing business;
President and Chief Executive Officer of “IEG Italian Entertainment Group”, Chief Executive Officer of “Cinecittà Entertainment SpA”, Chief Executive Officer of Filmmaster Group;
President of Civita Cultura;
President of Emittenti Titoli;
from 1998 to present: Chairman of Banca Nazionale del Lavoro;
Member of the Board of Cinecittà Studios SpA;
Member of the Board of Directors of Il Sole 24 Ore;
Member of the Board of Directors of Tod’s;
Member of the Board of Directors of Indesit Company;
Member of the Board of Treccani.