The Fundación Alberto Contador and the prestigious Italian consulting firm The European House – Ambrosetti join their forces in 2019 to work on the development and growth of the sports projects of the institution based in Pinto, Madrid. An important ally that since 1965 has been working at a European and worldwide level in the improvement of the results of its clients.
The European House – Ambrosetti is a leading firm in the consulting sector and in the development of new business scenarios. Based in several countries, including Italy and Spain, The European House – Ambrosetti counts a team of 250 colleagues and it has been working alongside Italian businesses and each year it provides consulting, including more than one hundred strategic scenarios, 300 events, involving 200 experts and serving more then 250 clients, only in 2018.
Since 1975, The European House – Ambrosetti has also organised every September at the Villa d´Este in Cernobbio, next to the waters of Lake Como, the “Intelligence on the World, Europe, and Italy” Forum, an international conference in which heads of state and government, leading politicians and the world’s leading business and academics discuss economic developments and technologies, their influence on society and their projection into the future.
In 2018, for the fifth consecutive year, The European House – Ambrosetti has been nominated – in the “Best Private Think Tanks” category – the No. 1 Think Tank in Italy, ranking in the European top ten and ranking in the World top one-hundred independent out of 6,846 Think Tanks globally, in the University of Pennsylvania 2017 “Global Go to Think Tank Index Report”.
Valerio De Molli, Managing Partner and CEO of The European House – Ambrosetti, apart having the responsability of leading the best Italian Consulting firm, based on business consulting, organizing events, Think Tanks and Summit, is also a cycling enthusiast and a cyclist too.
“I had the chance to meet Ivan Basso personally. Feeling the passion and the spirit that Ivan Basso and his partner Alberto Contador put into the creation of this foundation, I immediately decided to contribute, with my firm, as much as possible, in this fantastic project of the Kometa Cycling Team. I totally share all the values, the very positive mission, and I am willing to support them to make this becoming reality: I am very proud to be part of this exciting project and to contribute to the success of the operation”.
Ivan Basso, sports manager of the Kometa Cycling Team, explains the genesis of this collaboration: “This agreement with The European House – Ambrosetti stems from a strong professional and personal bond. Professional because in the last two years I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with them and with several of their clients developing team building programs through the practice of cycling. And personal because I have a deep friendship with Valerio de Molli, with whom I also share a passion for cycling. The European House – Ambrosetti is specialized in the study of new strategic solutions for companies and I am very happy that they can bring us their great experience in the development of this cycling project”.
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