UETR President Del Boca unexpectedly passed away
UETR deeply regrets to announce the loss of its President Mr. Francesco Del Boca who unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday September 24that the age of 62.
Francesco Del Boca began his career as an entrepreneur in the field of road haulage and energy in 1972, when he took over the family business.
Appointed President of Italy’s Confartigianato Trasporti (the National Road Haulers Confederation) in 2004, he has been re-elected in 2008. In 2010 he has been elected President of Novara’s small business association (Confartigianato Imprese Novara VCO).
Mr. Del Boca was a member of all public bodies in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure whose components are drawn from road transport associations. He was also Vice-President of "Comitato Centrale dell’Albo”, the governing body of the National Road Haulers’ Register.
In 2008 he was elected president of UETR. He led the organisation with commitment and passion to become an important discussion partner with the European Institutions.
As UETR President, he also chaired the UEAPME Transport Forum, the cooperation platform bringing together SMEs from manufacturing and repair of road vehicles as well as road transport.
Mr. Del Boca holds a degree in Economics and Business Studies from Università Cattolica of Milan and a postgraduate specialization in Accountancy.
Mr. Del Boca will be deeply missed by UETR and many others.