Professional background: Toschi joined Electrolux in 2003 to head global R&D for the food preparation division in Europe. He moved to the global role in 2010. This is the company’s largest division, accounting for around $2.7 billion to $2.8 billion annually. Prior to joining Electrolux, Toschi held R&D positions at a motorcycle company and then, in search of experience within a larger corporation, a domestic appliance company. He has been working in the domestic appliance industry ever since, including a stint at Whirlpool.
Education: Five-year degree in mechanical engineering, Politecnico di Milano; MBA, Bologna Business School
Personal passion: Motorcycles and vintage cars