Maurizio Carlotti, born in Venice in 1953. He began his professional career as General Manager of Televenezia, a local TV channel. Subsequently, Mr. Carlotti held different managerial positions in companies engaged in the advertising business, until 1986, when he joined Publitalia, a company of the Fininvest Group, becoming Deputy General Manager, in charge of the Marketing and Sales areas.
In 1994 he joined the Telecinco Group (Mediaset), where he held the positions of CEO of Publiespaña, General Manager of Gestevisión Telecinco and Managing Director of the Group, a position that he would hold until 1998. That year, Mr. Carlotti joined Telecinco as CEO, in charge of the Media and Contents area, until he joined the DeAgostini Group in 2000.
In June 2003 he was appointed CEO of Atresmedia once Grupo PlanetaDeAgostini officially became shareholders. In July 2008 he became Deputy Chairman of Atresmedia.