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Project | Management team

The Garbuio Dickinson Project Management Team are made up of the following people:

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Mansueto Favaro - CEO

Mansueto Favaro

CEO

Paolo has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Padua University in Italy. He previously held a variety of positions in different international companies

Paolo has a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Padua University in Italy. He previously held a variety of positions in different international companies ranging from Director of Procurement & Manufacturing to Technical Director. In 1988 he founded Garbuio SpA and quickly grew the company firstly in Green Leaf Threshing and then in primary. In 2006 he successfully led the acquisition of Dickinson Legg and he is largely responsible for Garbuio Dickinson becoming, and sustaining leadership in the primary tobacco market.

Andrea Stefani CFO

Andrea Stefani

CFO

Andrea has a degree in Economics and Corporate Management from the Ca' Foscari University in Venice (Italy). Andrea has over 20 years experience in various Accounting roles across many industries

Andrea has a degree in Economics and Corporate Management from the Ca' Foscari University in Venice (Italy). Andrea has over 20 years experience in various Accounting roles across many industries and prior to joining Garbuio Dickinson was Finance Manager of an Italian fashion company. Andrea joined the company in September 2001.

Peter North - Group Sales Director

Peter North

Group Sales Director

Peter has over 40 years experience in the Tobacco industry starting his career at AMF Legg as an apprentice and rapidly progressing to Sales Director.

Peter has over 40 years experience in the Tobacco industry starting his career at AMF Legg as an apprentice and rapidly progressing to Sales Director.On Joining the Garbuio Group in 1999 he helped Garbuio break into previously untapped markets which was instrumental in Garbuio’s success. Peter now has Group responsibilities for sales.

Diego Paccagnan

Diego Paccagnan

Managing Director ISIS

Diego has an engineering background and Ph.D. in Mathematics. Having joined Garbuio as a process engineer, he soon led the company software department.

Diego has an engineering background and Ph.D. in Mathematics. Having joined Garbuio as a process engineer, he soon led the company software department Diego founded ISIS, the Garbuio Dickinson wholly-owned software arm that has become a world leader in automation. He is now focusing on business development in industries other than tobacco. With a strong background in the Theory of Constraints, he is helping customers to improve their manufacturing performance.

Tom White - Technical Director

Tom White

Senior Group Technical Director

Tom White graduated with honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham in 1970. He worked for Imperial Metal Industries designing and developing high speed manufacturing machinery for ammunition.

Tom White graduated with honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Birmingham in 1970. He worked for Imperial Metal Industries designing and developing high speed manufacturing machinery for ammunition.Later he worked as Chief Engineer for a lead recycling plant owned by the GKN group. In 1977 he joined BAT and was based in their Head Office Technical Services department in London, where he carried out the planning and execution of Primary Projects in BAT factories around the world. Tom was Production Manager for TISA Panama from 1980 – 1982 where he was Production Manager of the cigarette factory and GLT plant, before returning to BAT Technical Services. He joined Dickinson in 1985 as Technical Director, where he has been responsible for the design and development of the Dickinson and later Dickinson Legg range of primary process equipment. Tom is now Group Technical Director with responsibility for equipment design, safety and functionality. He also provides technical assistance to the Sales and site teams when required. Overall he has more than 32 years experience in the Tobacco Industry.

David Heath - Managing Directror

David Heath

Managing Director

David qualified as an Accountant in 1983 whilst serving in the British Army and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

David qualified as an Accountant in 1983 whilst serving in the British Army and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.David joined Dickinson Legg in 1999 as Financial Controller and was appointed Finance Director in May 2002.When Dickinson Legg Group plc listed on the London Stock Exchange in December 2002 he was appointed Group Finance Director. On Garbuio's acquisition of DLG plc in March 2006 he was appointed Managing Director of UK operations. Prior to joining Dickinson Legg, David held a number of progressively senior finance and accounting positions in international companies.

John Voak - Sales Director

John Voak

Sales Director

John started his career in the Tobacco industry with Molins Ltd. London, joining as a technical apprentice in 1969. After periods in the design drawing office and technical sales, John joined Dickinson Engineering in 1982

John started his career in the Tobacco industry with Molins Ltd. London, joining as a technical apprentice in 1969. After periods in the design drawing office and technical sales, John joined Dickinson Engineering in 1982 as area sales manager for Africa, Middle East, Southern Europe and UK. In 1998 after the acquisition of GBE Legg, John was invited to join the board of directors of the newly formed Dickinson Legg Ltd. as Regional Sales Director and subsequently as Sales Director. John is currently Sales Director for Garbuio Dickinson based in their UK division and is responsible for tobacco machinery sales and marketing.

Jamie Allison - Commercial Director

Jamie Allison

Commercial Director

Jamie has over 20 years experience in the tobacco industry. Having joined GBE Legg in 1990, he specialised in project management for 10 years, before joining DickinsonLegg, taking management responsibility for Projects and Installation and Commissioning

Jamie has over 20 years experience in the tobacco industry. Having joined GBE Legg in 1990, he specialised in project management for 10 years, before joining DickinsonLegg, taking management responsibility for Projects and Installation and Commissioning. In 2007 Jamie was appointed to the UK Board, as Commercial Director, bringing with him a wealth of practical business management experience, and is now responsible for all aspects of UK machinery manufacture. He accomplished a life long ambition, graduating with an MBA from the prestigious Cranfield School of Management in 2012.

Jader Pavanetto

Jader Pavanetto

Group Technical Director

Jader joined Garbuio in 2004 to take responsibility of the Technical/Mechanical Department, based in Treviso Italy.

During this time, product costing was added to the team’s responsibilities. In June 2013 R&D and Cutter Management moved to Treviso and were also incorporated into the team’s wide ranging responsibilities. Jader gained a Mechanical Engineer Degree from Padua University in Italy and has previous experience in Italian and International Industries, holding a range of positions, from Senior Engineer to Technical Director.

Lorenzo

Lorenzo Zanatta

Head of Customer Service

Lorenzo trained and worked as an Electrical Engineer for many years before joining Garbuio in 1989.

As a part of the Garbuio Automation department, Lorenzo was responsible for the design of electrical and wiring diagrams. Lorenzo acquired his experience on installation sites supervising electrical installations and overseeing instrumentation setup. In 2001 Lorenzo moved to Head of the Automation department at Garbuio. Following this, Lorenzo moved to lead the Project Management Department in 2007.

Garbuio S.p.A.

Via Enrico Azzi , Z.I. S.S. Feltrina
31038 Paese (Treviso)
Italy

Tel: +39 0422 431 140
Fax: +39 0422 431 153

Location map for Treviso

Dickinson Legg Ltd.

Moorside Road, Winchester
Hants, SO23 7SS
U.K.

Tel: +44(0)1962 842222
Fax: +44(0)1962 840567

Location map for Winchester

Dickinson Legg Inc

2800 Charles City Road, Richmond
Virginia, VA 23231
USA

Tel: 001 804 279 0020
Fax: 001 804 279 0025

Location map for Richmond

Garbuio Shanghai

Room 314D, 3rd Floor,
Qian Jiang Tower,971,
Dong Fang Road, Pudong New Area,
Shanghai, 200122, China

Tel: +86 21 5113 0380
Fax: +86 21 5113 0379  

Location map for Shanghai

ITALY Contact
Details

Tel: +39 0422 431 140
Fax: +39 0422 431 153
Email: sales@garbuiodickinson.eu

UK Contact
Details

Tel: +44 (0)1962 842222
Fax: +44 (0)1962 840567
Email: sales@garbuiodickinson.eu

USA Contact
Details

Tel: 001 804 279 0020
Fax: 001 804 279 0025
Email: ussales@garbuiodickinson.eu

Shanghai
Details

Tel: +86 21 5113 0380
Fax: +86 21 5113 0379
Email: sales@garbuiodickinson.eu