27 October 2022 Sergio Calandri has been appointed Senior Advisor for the Italian market
Sergio Calandri, an experienced entrepreneur in the consumer goods sector, has been appointed Senior Advisor to seek investment opportunities in the Italian market.
Sergio is Italian and pursued an international career in consumer healthcare, strategic consulting and investment banking in Europe and the US. He will bring extensive knowledge in leading organic and external growth in the consumer goods sector, from his role as founder of the Inula Group, a leader in natural products in Europe, as well as being board member in companies in the healthcare, food and aerospace sectors.
“We have known and worked with Sergio for over 10 years as he was CEO and shareholder of one of the most successful portfolio investments of Vendis Capital. He is a dynamic entrepreneur with strong strategic vision and execution skills. He will be a very valuable partner to identify attractive investment targets in Italy and support their international growth plans. Italy is one of the largest consumer goods markets in Europe with a plethora of successful mid-market companies that we can support in their future developments, leveraging Vendis Capital extensive capabilities and pan-European network in this sector” explains Cedric Olbrechts, one of the founding partners of Vendis.