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Mario Girasole (Dr)

Vice President for Regulatory, Institutional and Press Relations, TIM Brasil

Mario Girasole (Dr)

Mario Girasole has been Senior Executive Vice President for Regulatory, Institutional and Press Relations at TIM Participações and a member of the Board of Executive Officers, since 2010. He is also Chairman and Managing Director of the TIM Institute and member of boards and councils in national and international entities.
 
Dr Girasole joined Telecom Italia Mobile in 1997 and he headed the TIM Group relations with the European Union institutions in Brussels from 2000 to 2004, when he was also appointed Deputy-Chairman of the European mobile association (GSMA Europe). In July 2004, he moved to Brazil as Public and Regulatory Affairs Director at Telecom Italia America Latina and at TIM Brasil, and during this period, he served as a Member of the Board for Entel Bolivia and TIM Participações.
 
In 2018, he was awarded as Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy, by the President of the Italian Republic and with the Peacemaker Medal and the Medal of the Army by the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, for promoting friendly relations and co-operation between the countries.

Dr Girasole has a Master’s degree in Economics (LUISS, Rome), an LLM in International Business Law (University of London), post-graduate education in International Commerce and in Modern Economic History and executive education at London Business School, Harvard School of Government, Columbia Business School and INSEAD

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