Pininfarina, Sergio

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Name
Pininfarina, Sergio Gender: M
born on 8 September 1926 at 12:30 (= 12:30 PM )
Place Torino, Italy, 45n03, 7e40
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°03' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°34 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 28°07'



Biography

Italian industrialist, the son of entrepreneur Battista Pininfarina. He carried on the car design business that his dad established and was active in his civic involvement.

Sergio's education was completed with studies in the UK and U.S., graduating in 1950 from the Politecnico di Torino with a degree in mechanical engineering. He entered his dad's firm the following year and in 1955, started to design and construct a new plant at Grugliasco/Turin. In 1961 he was named the General manager and Managing Director of the company.

He contributed advanced technology, established a wind tunnel for research on models and improved automated design. From 1974 to 1977, he held courses in car body design at the University. Pininfarina was president of the Industrialist Union of Turin 1978-84 and vice-chair for the economic development of Piedmont 1979-88. He has promoted high-speed railways on the East-to-West European axis since 1993 and has earned many awards for his more than 40 years of environmental work and contributions to technical styling contributions to the Ferrari and other models.

He married Georgia Gianolio; three children. For recreation, he enjoys golf and sailing. He dien on 3 July 2012 in Turin.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Social : End a program of study 1950 (Graduated, degree in mechanical engineering)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1955 (Design and construction of new plant)
  • Work : New Job 1961 (General manager and managing director)
  • Work : New Career 1974 (Taught automoticv design at the university)
  • Work : New Career 1978 (President of the Industrialist Union, six years)
  • Work : New Job 1979 (Vice-chair, nine years)

Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. Vol 2

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Advantaged (Affluent family)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Golf, sailing)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (Vice-chair, president)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Prof of car-body design)
  • Vocation : Politics : Labor unions (President of industrial union)