Leadership & Mission


Fernando Napolitano, President & CEO
Fernando joined Booz Allen Hamilton in 1990 becoming Senior Vice President, Italy’s managing director and member of the European management team. He specialized in telecom and energy industries. He served as indipendent member of the board of directors of Enel S.p.A., Mediaset S.p.A., CIRA (Italian Aerospace Research Center), AMRI, Albany, New York. Previously he worked for Procter & Gamble Marketing division in Rome and Laben, a Leonardo company.  He graduated with honors in Economy from Federico II University in Naples, Italy, MSM from Brooklyn Poly (now NYU), AMP from Harvard Business School.
Martin Brannigan, Executive Vice President Global Media Development
Martin has worked for Sky Italia since 2008 starting as Head of Broadcast Operations. Under his leadership Sky Italia became the first fully digitized broadcaster within NEWS Corp. group. Martin has gained one of the most extraordinary experiences in the world of media covering different roles between strategy / innovation (such as Executive Producer for the London Olympics in 2012), production and customer care for the various Sky platforms.
He earned his bachelor’s degree at Trinity College, Dublin and his MBA from LUISS University, Rome.
Pimm Fox, Editor in Chief
Pimm joined Bloomberg in 2006. During his career at Bloomberg, Pimm has interviewed numerous business chiefs and investment gurus including Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett. After overseeing financial services coverage for the Dow Jones News Service in London. He also served as a guest commentator for CNBC and the BBC and has written for Barron’s, The Wall Street Journal, Institutional Investor, Newsweek and The New York Times. Prior to joining Dow Jones, Fox held roles as the director of the Charles Schwab ‘Smart Investor’ Web site, West Coast bureau chief for Computerworld magazine.
He earned his bachelor’s degree at Columbia College, Columbia University. He served in the US Navy and penned the “hometown news” while serving.


A new vision on business relations between Europe and the United States.

NEWEST is an innovative platform for enhanced EU-US understanding and business actions. A pragmatic conduit to foster information, growth and education, it is an actor of positive change leveraging the business world to inspire policy makers.

Four intertwined programs that address the needs that are emerging from a changed societal context where the influence and competence among institutions, corporations, media and NGOs have structurally changed.

The business world has an opportunity to lead.

NEWEST: fostering a new EU-US business vision.


The most important people talk to The Voice of Business

The Voice of Business is the first web news channel to provide US investors business communities with a constant authentic news, information and data by European thought-leaders, as well as the perspective of US investors who have successfully invested in Europe.


An exclusive conference to change the world

Newest organizes an exclusive conference every year in New York to directly discuss the economic, financial and geopolitical landscape. This is a space for global leaders to directly discuss trends, innovations and latest releases in market world, defining relations between USA & Europe.


Influence, Relevance, Growth

The IRG Index consists of 10 quantitative parameters that measure the influence of a Corporation, its relevance and its capability to become a positive contributor to economic growth and to partner with policy makers. IRG provides companies with the tools to align to a changed social context. CSR and Sustainability are great and a must do. But what’s next?


Business Exchange & Student Training

The B.E.S.T. Scholarship – a cooperation among the US Embassy in Italy, the Fulbright Commission and Invitalia – is the exchange program for students and start-uppers. BEST provides the unique opportunity to study open innovation and to work for the world’s best startups in Silicon Valley.

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