Giuseppe Natale
Chief Executive Officer at Valagro SpA

Giuseppe Natale holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at Valagro SpA. In 1980 he founded Farmer Italia s.n.c., today known as Valagro SpA, a multinational leader in the production and marketing of environmentally-friendly fertilisers for agricultural production, lawns, gardening and various industrial applications. In the Nineties, he led the company towards internationalisation, initially on the European market and thereafter in the rest of the world. Today Valagro has 13 branch offices in 3 continents and, through its distributors, covers more than 80 countries all over the world. Also during the Nineties, Giuseppe Natale pushed for the acquisition of two Norwegian companies, Algea and Nordtang, thereby marking the beginning of the differentiation of the Valagro group into the human and animal nutrition sectors, as well as that of the cosmetics industry. In a setting where change is the only constant, Giuseppe Natale has restructured the company several times, focusing on organisation by divisions of business, which would allow the Group to grow at an international level, thanks also to innovation, one of the company's constant strong points and to maintaining valuable contact with clients from various businesses, something always at the centre of the company’s activities. Giuseppe Natale currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of: Algea A.S. and Algea Harvest As (Norway), Valagro Hellas S.A. (Greece), Valagro France (France), Valagro Andina SAS (Columbia), Valagro USA Inc. and Valagro USA Manufacturing inc (USA) Valagro Mexicana SA de CV (Mexico), Valagro Iberia SLU (Spain), Grabi Chemical Spa (Italy), Valagro Tarim Ticaret (Turkey), Valagro (Shanghai) Trading Co Ltd, Director Valagro Brazil Manufacturing Industria e Comercio del Fertilizantes LtDA., Valagro UK (Limited) (United Kingdom), Valagro Biosciences Private Limited and CEO Yaxe Srl (Italy). From its foundation to 2018 he served as Chairman of EBIC European Biostimulant Industry Council. He currently serves as Board of Directors member of IFA International Fertilizer Association (Paris), which includes 540 companies from 85 Countries, and member of IFA Strategic Advisory Team.

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