Brembo Awarded 2019 Mecurio Prize


BERLIN, Germany–The Italian-German Economic Association Mercurio awarded Brembo the prestigious Mercurio 2019 prize at a ceremony here at Italian Embassy in Berlin.

Roberto Vavassori – Chief Business Development and Marketing Officer at Brembo – received the renowned prize, which has been given out since 1999 to recognize outstanding initiatives that contribute to developing relations between Italy and Germany on economic and cultural levels.

The Mercurio judges assess seven different criteria when determining the winners, including saving or creating jobs, growth, sustainability, and the transfer of know-how.

Brembo has won the Award for having developed Italian excellencies in Germany and throughout the world.

H.E. Luigi Mattiolo, Italian Ambassador, will be present at the awards ceremony along with German and Italian businesspeople, prominent personalities in the public sector from both countries, and members of the press.

​Brembo has always had strong ties to Germany, where the leading European Automotive Manufacturers, Brembo’s customers, are based. Germany is the number one country for the company in terms of sales volume having weighed in at 22.5% of the total revenues at the close of 2018.

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David Kiley is Chief of Content for The BRAKE Report. Kiley is an award-winning business journalist and author, having covered the auto industry for USA Today, Businessweek, AOL/Huffington Post, as well as written articles for Automobile and Popular Mechanics.