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About CIR


Compagnie Industriali Riunite SpA (CIR) is the holding company of a leading Italian industrial group active in three business areas:
  • Automotive components - suspensions, filtration, air and cooling
  • Media - national and local press, radio, internet and video, advertising
  • Healthcare - nursing homes; rehabilitation; oncology treatment, diagnostics, hospital management
CIR is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (FTSE Italy Mid Cap index), and is controlled  by COFIDE-Gruppo De Benedetti, the holding company in which the brothers Rodolfo, Marco and Edoardo De Benedetti hold a 52% stake.

CIR was founded in 1976 by Carlo De Benedetti, currently Honorary Chairman, who acquired a small tanning business (Concerie Industriali Riunite) and transformed it in a diversified  industrial company.

Rodolfo De Benedetti
is Chairman of both CIR and COFIDE, Monica Mondardini is Chief Executive Officer of CIR.

In 2017 CIR group reported revenues of 2,796.7 million and gross operating margin of 290.4 million. At the end of 2017 the group had 15,885 employees.

2017 group sales by geographical area
2017 group sales by geographical area
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