Master in Food & Beverage Management | SDA Bocconi
First-hand Contact with the MFB


Would you like to get in touch with MFB alumni to find out more about their experience? Are you planning to apply for the MFB and would like to get an insider’s view on the program? Please, connect with one of our ambassadors: they will be happy to answer your questions and provide advice on your MFB decision, clarify any doubts, or simply have a chat with you.

Europe

Maria Pizzorno

Italian - Export Area and Marketing Manager at Caffè Vergnano

 

Why did you choose the SDA Bocconi MFB?

I have always wanted to work in the food industry and in particular the Italian food industry. I wanted to work for companies that are key players of the industry in my country and collaborate to help them grow abroad.
Thanks to the MFB, I acquired the necessary tools to accomplish my goal.

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MFB 2017
Carlo De Paolis

Italian - Food and beverage Research & Development at Chef Express

 

How did MFB contribute to your personal and professional life?

I enriched my personal life by meeting a lot of new people from all over the world. I had the opportunity to discover new cultures and to create new friendships. From a professional point of view, I learned how to approach problems and possibilities and how to analyze them from different points of view.
Moreover, I had the opportunity to learn from many incredible professionals in the F&B world, and to enlarge my network.

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MFB 2017
Blas Gentiloni Silveri

Italian/Mexican - CFO at IMG, Mexico

 

How did MFB contribute to your personal and professional life?

It was the kickoff for my new career as CFO of a family business back in Mexico. It gave me some insight into what the F&B industry means in terms of importance, trends, and size.

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MFB 2014
Antonio Angotzi

Italian - Cross Dock Manager Italy - Anheuser-Bush InBev

 

Describe your MFB in three words

Professional, Challenging, Fun.

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MFB 2013
Gianluca Ciampalini

Italian - Key Account Manager at Nomad Foods Europe

 

To whom would you recommend the MFB program to?

To everybody who wants to boost his/her life in F&B world, I think it more useful if you have a little bit of experience before the program.

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MFB 2012
Edoardo Freddi

Italian - Owner of Edoardo Freddi, Marketing food and wines all over the world

 

Why did you choose the SDA Bocconi MFB?

I decided to attend MFB as food and beverage is my passion since I was a child. I am the 4th generation in the family bakery business so it was almost obvious to go ahead with that. path Anyway, F&B is the only industry I would work it, I like to see the products moving from the shelves and to better market them.

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MFB 2011

South America

Ingrid Ferreira

Brazilian - Logistics Officer at Syngenta

 

Why did you choose the SDA Bocconi MFB?

Because it fulfilled the main requirements I was looking for, that were:

  • I wanted a specialized program that could give me opportunity to work in a great company after graduation where I could build/continue my career.
  • I wanted an incredible one year experience abroad.
  • I was looking for a well-known and respected educational institution.

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MFB 2015
Caio Anunciato Ribeiro

Brazilian - Finance/Business Development Manager at Dengo Cacau e Café

 

How did MFB contribute to your personal and professional life?

Thanks to MFB and the network it provided, I was able to change sectors and start working at Eataly in Milan, a dream come true. This unique work experience was extremely valuable when looking for a job back in Brazil. More than that, the friends I made and the experiences I had during MFB made this year one of the best of my life.

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MFB 2015

Asia

Liu He

Chinese - Junior Sales Manager Asia Pacific & Oceania at Costa D'Oro

 

To whom would you recommend the MFB program to?

I recommend MFB to people who want to start or boost their managerial roles in the food and beverage industry. With some passion and working experience, MFB will be more enriching!

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MFB 2017

Mediterranean Area & Middle East

Romy Zainoun

Lebanese - Business Development at GROM s.r.l., Unilever subsidiary

 

Describe your MFB in three words

Enriching, challenging and fun.

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MFB 2013