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Silvia Rapallo is active in Egon Zehnder’s Technology and Communications Practice with a focus on telecommunications, digital, and high tech. She has deep expertise in international recruitment for general management, marketing, and sales roles. Silvia also guides management appraisal, team effectiveness consulting, and accelerated integration support for executives transitioning into new roles. She is also a member of the Technology Officers Practice.

In my job, I aspire to be a modern Virgilio, accompanying our clients, whom I think of as Dante, through the challenges of their personal and professional journeys.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Silvia held several leadership roles at Wind Telecommunications in Italy. Previously, she was an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company, where she led strategy, sales and marketing, and operations engagements for clients in Europe, South America, and the Middle East.

Silvia has an MSc summa cum laude in mechanical engineering from the University of Genoa, in Italy, and an MBA from INSEAD in France. She was a semi-professional volleyball player for 15 years and now enjoys tennis, scuba diving, and beach volleyball. She also loves to travel and is part of a network that supports women in leadership.

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