Gian Luca Sghedoni appointed new CEO of Litokol

Sghedoni joins the Rubiera-based group’s board of directors alongside Chairwoman Daniela Cottafavi and board member Elisa Pecchi.

Litokol, a global leader in the ceramic tile installation products sector based in Rubiera (Reggio Emilia), recently made a significant change in its top management with the appointment of Gian Luca Sghedoni as CEO. Sghedoni’s appointment was announced at the end of May by Chairwoman Daniela Cottafavi, majority shareholder and daughter of Litokol’s founder Luciano Cottafavi. Sghedoni has also joined the Board of Directors, where he will serve alongside Daniela Cottafavi and board member Elisa Pecchi.

“The appointment of Gian Luca Sghedoni represents a significant step forward for our company,” said Daniela Cottafavi. “His extensive professional experience and proven innovation skills will help us to accelerate our growth and solidify our position as a leading player in the building materials sector. I have known Gian Luca for many years, and know that we share the same values of integrity, seriousness, transparency, respect and a commitment to honour our obligations to all our stakeholders, including customers, suppliers, banks, authorities and institutions. His qualities will be extremely valuable to us.”

“I am thrilled to join the Litokol team and thank Daniela for her confidence in me,” said Sghedoni. “The conditions are favourable, and success is within our reach. It all comes down to inspiration, passion and people. Our goal is to build a successful company that fosters the exchange of ideas and skills, and to create a healthy, safe and stimulating work environment where everyone can contribute to the company’s growth. We have a big task ahead of us, but we are not daunted by this challenge. Instead, it motivates us and strengthens our belief in a bright future.”

Over its 55-year history, Litokol has achieved steady growth through its commitment to high-quality technical solutions and in-depth expertise in innovative epoxy and polyurethane solutions for the building industry. Today, Litokol is an international group comprising eight companies located in Italy, Greece, China, India, Armenia, Ukraine and Russia. It employs around 650 people and generates global revenue of approximately €100 million.


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