BonelliErede announces appointment of Daria Ghidoni to its Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team
1 March 2024

BonelliErede announces the appointment of Daria Ghidoni as of counsel and member of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team at the firm’s Milan headquarters.

For over 20 years, Daria Ghidoni was a high-ranking manager of the legal dept at Recordati S.p.A., an international pharmaceutical group listed on the Italian Stock Exchange (FTSE MIB index). Until 2023, she served as Group General Counsel; she was also a member of the Executive Leadership Team, secretary of the Board of Directors, and a member of the Control, Risk and Sustainability Committee and the Remuneration and Appointments Committee. She has extensive experience handling issues faced by the pharma sector and is an expert on the pharma regulatory frameworks in Italy, the EU and other jurisdictions (including the USA). Over the years she has handled numerous complex M&A and licensing deals and multijurisdictional litigation. Daria Ghidoni has also provided top management strategic support and advice concerning corporate governance for listed companies. Furthermore, she is one of the co-founders of the Cardiovascular Research and Innovation Foundation (2020).

Daria Ghidoni’s arrival coincides with Andrea Carta Mantiglia, partner, returning to his role as leader of BonelliErede’s Healthcare & Life Sciences Focus Team.

“It’s a great pleasure for us to welcome Daria Ghidoni aboard”, commented Managing Partner Eliana Catalano and Chairman Massimiliano Danusso, who went on to add: “Her impressive track record as a high-ranking manager of the legal dept of one of the largest Italian pharmaceutical companies will enable us to continue to grow and further strengthen the firm’s standing in the healthcare and life sciences sector”.

Andrea Carta Mantiglia commented: “I’ve known Daria for over 10 years. With the rest of the team, we have worked side by side on some of the foremost projects in the sector. Her expertise and professional attributes will help us to drive forward new ones and achieve new milestones together, but from now on, as part of the same team”.