• 23-MAY-2014

Stephan Winkelmann appointed Knight Grand Cross by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano

Yesterday in Rome, Stephan Winkelmann, President and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, received the highest decoration in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Knight Grand Cross.

The decoration, which follows that of Grand Officer received by Winkelmann in 2010, was awarded through the presidential "Motu Proprio" for the valued results achieved by Winkelmann as leader of one of the most important companies of Made in Italy.

"Receiving this prestigious decoration is a great recognition not only for me but above all for the whole of Lamborghini. It is the demonstration that an excellent product is made by excellent women and men, who believe in the value of innovation with passion and commitment. Italy should be proud of industrial jewels like ours and promote them even more actively. Examples of success such as that of Lamborghini can act as a guide for Italian industry as a whole" Stephan Winkelmann stated.