Roberto Penno

Foster Wheeler appointed Roberto Penno as CEO of its global engineering and construction (E&C) group, succeeding Umberto della Sala. Della Sala continues to serve as the company’s COO. Penno most recently served as CEO of the global E&C group’s Asia Pacific region. A 25-year veteran of Foster Wheeler, he served as managing director of global sales, marketing, and strategic planning; director of commercial operations at Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific; and other senior roles in operating unit management, sales, and commercial management in Europe, Asia, and the United States. He holds a doctorate degree in mechanical engineering from Politecnico di Milano in Italy.