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SAMP appoints new CFO

Valentina Pozzobon, a Director and Board Member of Humatica, a private equity specialist advisor for portfolio company organisational effectiveness, is to take a full-time role as the Chief Financial Officer of SAMP to help drive the rapid revitalisation of the company. 

Pozzobon has extensive international corporate leadership experience gained from assisting numerous private equity investment funds and portfolio companies in Asia, North America and Europe to align processes and organisations for accelerated value growth. 

With her academic training in finance & accounting from renown universities in Italy, Sweden and Japan, and experience as Humatica’s Finance Director during the firm’s rapid growth, she will manage SAMP’s finance function from 1 October 2021.

Pozzobon will remain a non-operating executive board member of Humatica 
during her appointment.

SAMP was acquired by Humatica’s sister company HVD Partners in July 2021. 

Andros Payne, Humatica Managing Partner, says: “We are pleased that Humatica, through its association with HVD Partners, can facilitate outstanding growth opportunities for talented team members like Valentina Pozzobon. We wish her great success in her new role.”

Pozzobon, Humatica Director, says: “I look forward to take on this exciting new role and help re-establish SAMP as an internationally recognised supplier of high-performance cable manufacturing equipment. There is a growing global need for new cable infrastructure to support the energy transition, industry 4.0 and IT transformation. It’s great to be part of this journey and to help revitalise the company.”

Teodoro Ceglia, SAMP CEO, adds: “We are pleased that Valentina Pozzobon has joined us. She was instrumental in the complex divestiture process and has an in-depth understanding of the history and financial structuring that is important moving forward.”

Jouni Heinonen, HVD Managing Partner, adds: “We are pleased to recruit a candidate with Valentina Pozzobon’s broad international experience and business understanding for this critical role.”

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