Company founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1993.
He is also founder and Chairman of the Kilometro Rosso Scientific and Technological Park.
From 2001 to 2004, he served as President of Federmeccanica.
In 2003, the University of Bergamo awarded him an honorary degree in Mechanical Engineering.
In 2004, he received the Order of Merit for Labour award from Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi.
From 2004 to 2012, he was Vice President of Confindustria in charge of Industrial Relations, Social Affairs and Social Security.
In 2014, Spain’s Ambassador to Italy bestowed on him the title of Commander of the Order of Isabel the Catholic for his extraordinary contributions to civil society and promotion of friendly relations between Spain and Italy.
He has been Member of the Board of Directors of ISPI — Institute for International Political Studies since 2016.
In June 2017, he was named a member of the Executive Board of Assonime, an association of Italian joint-stock companies.
In July 2017, he was included into the Automotive Hall of Fame, the global automotive industry’s highest honour, reserved for those who have had a decisive impact and a positive influence on automotive history.
In keeping with his extensive history of involvement in Confindustria, in 2018 he became a member of the association's Advisory Board.
In June 2018, he was elected President of the Italy-China Foundation, on whose Board of Directors he had already sat since 2016. The Foundation is a leading non-profit organisation that aims to promote economic and cultural exchange between the two countries.
In June 2018, he was also appointed Vice-President of Aspen Institute Italy.
In October 2018, he was appointed to the Leonardo Committee's Executive Board.
Over the years he received several awards, including: the Leonardo “Qualità Italia” Award bestowed on him in 2003 by Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi for having brought Italian craftsmanship to the world; the “Amerigo Vespucci” Prize in 2007 for contributing to the development of Italy-Brazil relations; the “ASFOR alla Carriera” prize in 2008; the “Premio Tiepolo 2012” bestowed on him by the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Spain and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Madrid; the Ernst & Young Prize as “Entrepreneur of the Year 2012”; the “Transatlantic Award 2014” given to him by the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy for the investments to expand the plant in Homer, Michigan; the Leonardo Award, given to him in March 2017 by Italian President Sergio Mattarella for his significant contribution to the promotion of Italy in the world; and the Falck Prize, conferred on him in October 2017 by AIDAF, the Italian Association of Family Businesses, to recognise Brembo’s extraordinary results. Dekra Road Safety Award 2018 for his significant action and documented results in road safety research.