Manager Katia Bassi has died. She was 54 years old, and was known for her work in the world of cars, supercars in particular. She was originally from Pavia, but had grown up in Locate Triulzi (Milan). She then for work she had traveled around the world until she moved to Modena for some time. In fact, since September last year you were managing director of Silk-Faw, the Sino-American joint venture that is planning – not without difficulty – the construction of an electric supercar in Reggio Emilia.
“Katia was a true leader and leaves behind a legacy of successes, having also been named one of the hundred most successful Italian women by Forbes Italy. We were lucky to have experienced her passion, her optimism and her expertise in the automotive world, which will always be part of the company in the future,” the company officially commented.
In the four years prior to joining Silk-Faw Bassi held the position of Chief Marketing & Communication Officer and as a member of the board of directors of Lamborghini. Previously, he held leadership positions at the National Basketball Association (NBA), FC Internazionale Milano and Ferrari. In addition, she was Vice President of Aston Martin and Chief Executive Officer of AM Brands.
Condolences also from the Municipality of Reggio Emilia: “The untimely death of Katia Bassi deprives the city of a competent, serious manager, appreciated throughout Italy and internationally. Katia was a person of rare human qualities, available and authoritative at the time himself. In the long months of dialogue with our Municipality, yours was a fundamental figure, at times irreplaceable. In this moment of grief, we participate in the mourning of her family members and those who loved her”, subscribe the mayor and deputy mayor of Reggio Emilia, Luca Vecchi and Alex Pratissoli, together with Luca Torri, from Stu Reggiane.CopyAMP code.