Born on July 28, 1973, he was coopted by the Luxottica Group S.p.A. Board on December 15, 2017.
He earned a degree in Business Administration at the La Sapienza University in Rome.
He started his professional career in 1998 in General Electric in Italy attending the Financial Management Program. He then moved to the Headquarter of GE in Fairfield working for the prestigious organization Corporate Audit Staff and then for GE Energy as Finance Manager‐Business Development based in Atlanta. In 2005 he became Finance Director of General Electric Capital Commercial Finance Italy.
Mr. Grassi joined the Group in 2007 as Finance Manager in Luxottica Retail North America based in Mason and from 2008 to 2012 he served as Group Retail Financial Controller, establishing the Corporate Finance Control function for Retail. In 2012, he became Group Controlling & Forecasting Director and then Group Chief Financial Officer on October 29, 2014. He recently extended his responsibilities leading the Risk Management, Compliance and Asset Protection department as well as of the Legal and Corporate Affairs department of the Group.
In the Luxottica Group, he is Director in various companies among which Luxottica S.r.l., Salmoiraghi & Viganò S.p.A., Oakley Inc. and Luxottica Retail North America Inc.