Born in Verona in 1962, Giovanni Ciserani earned his degree in Business Administration at Bocconi University and began working for Procter & Gamble in 1987, taking on roles of increasing responsibility. In 2004 he was appointed General Manager for the United Kingdom & Ireland before becoming the P&G President for Western Europe in 2007.
In 2012 he received the Alumnus of the Year award from Bocconi University.
He continued his career in P&G, taking on the role of Group President, Global Fabric & Home Care and Baby & Feminine Care in 2015.
He also served as Independent Director of Safilo S.p.A. from 2010 to 2017 and in 2017 became a Board Member of the multinational company Hero, where he has been Chairman since 2019.
He has been on the Board of Directors of Angelini Holding S.p.A. since 1 January 2019.