Ducati's Domenicali is the new President of Motor Valley!

The Ducati CEO was announced as the leader of the Italian manufacturer’s association at a ceremony in Bologna

Claudio Domenicali

DUCATI CEO, Claudio Domenicali, has been named as the President of Motor Valley Association in Italy. The news will mean that Domenicali will now lead the manufacturers association that unites Italy’s biggest motorcycle and motor and racing circuit owners.

“Motor Valley brings together a series of brands that are unique, renowned and appreciated around the world for their design, technology and performance, all of them located within a radius of just 150 km. As Ducati, we take pride in being part of this association, just as I am personally proud to take on the Presidency. For me, accepting this role is an act of responsibility and recognition towards an extraordinary part of Italy that has given me so much”, stated Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati and President of Motor Valley. “This Region enjoys an unparalleled academic culture and unmatched motoring and technological skills. It's also a magnet for enthusiasts, new talent and businesses and as such deserves our wholehearted support.”

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What is Motor Valley?

Famous names present in Motor Valley include Dallara, Ducati, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati and Pagani to name but a few. The group also consists 15 specialised museums (such as the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, the Ferrari Museum in Maranello, the Automobili Lamborghini Museum, the Ferruccio Lamborghini Museum, the Ducati Museum in Borgo Panigale and the Horacio Pagani Museum in Modena). It also includes 16 stunning private collections and 4 racetracks including the Marco Simoncelli Misano World Circuit in Rimini.

The location of Motor Valley is located in the area of In Emilia-Romagna, Italy's third most important region in the national car and motorcycle industry, preceded only by Lombardy and Piedmont. Here the automotive supply chain is claimed to include 16,500 businesses and over 66,000 employees, calculated to be 10% of the entire national supply chain population.