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Elena Silva

Managing Director - Chief Operating Officer

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Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures at IULM University Milan and a Degree of Translator and Interpreter, after a scientific course of studies in high school (Liceo Scientifico).
Specialization through a post graduate course in Public Relations and Public Affairs (Master Burson-Marsteller).
She starts her professional career working for a medium size company as responsible of the external relations, sales and clients relations and then joins a small PR firm. After a short period in Burson-Marsteller Italy within the Corporate team, in January 1996 she joins Cohn & Wolfe Milan working both in corporate and marketing communication, mainly focusing on third parties and stakeholders relations, complex events organisation and strategic media relations.
She is member of the Board of Directors since September 1998 and Managing Director since 2010. Her role on clients includes stakeholder relations, partnership identification and handling, opinion leaders management, management communication training.
Among her clients in C&W: Agendia; Assicurazioni Generali (School programs); Agency for Investment in Turkey; Barclays Wealth; Direction des Investissements Maroc; easyJet; Embratur; Heineken Group; Neinver; Novartis Corporate; Samsung; Small Luxury Hotels; Torino 2006 Winter Olympic Games; Unilever; Università di Camerino; UPA (Communication Summits); Visa Europe.
She speaks fluently English and French and is a lecturer in Post-graduate Communication courses (Università degli Studi di Milano – Scientific Communication; SDA Bocconi – Marketing course)