Born in 1945, Francesco Angelini started working in the family business after completing his degree in Pharmacy in 1968.
His professional career in the business has included periods in Italy and abroad. During the 1980s he established the Iberian division, collaborating directly in the establishment and development of the Spanish and Portuguese companies. In Italy he acted as head of Fater, strengthening its leadership and, in 1992, overseeing its entrance into a joint venture with Procter & Gamble. He has been the President of the Angelini Group since 1993. In 2003, he received the honorary title of Cavaliere del Lavoro upon being awarded the Order of Merit for Labour.
He is passionate about sport, particularly football and bridge. He has won several top international competitions with his Angelini Bridge Team, and even achieved a place on the Italian national team.