Enrico Viale Mr. Viale holds a degree in Civil Hydraulic Engineering from Turin Polytechnic, Italy, and an MBA from the Santa Clara University's School of Business in the United States. He is a director of Enel Américas and, since April 2016, has been Head of Global Thermal Generation Division of Enel SpA.
After nine years at Ansaldo Energía and eight years at ABB in Italy and Switzerland, Mr. Viale joined Enel in 2003 as Country Manager of Southeastern Europe and CEO of Enel Maritza East 3. In this position, he led a number of development projects and operational activities in conventional and renewable energy generation as well as in distribution, in Bulgaria, Rumania and Greece.
Between 2008 and 2014, he worked in Russia where he served first as Operational Director, managing Enel's interests in OGK-5 and Rusenergosbyt and SeverEnergia's upstream gas operations, and then as Country Manager and CEO of Enel Russia. In July 2014, he was appointed Head of the Global Generation Division of Enel SpA.