President & CEO
Fernando Bertoni

President & CEO

Util Group

Fernando is a business leader with over 25 years of global operational experience. He spent about 18 years at General Electric, where he has held several functional and operational senior leadership roles. Over the last 5 years, Fernando has been the CEO of Private Equity owned businesses in the industrial automation and automotive sectors.
Currently, Fernando is the President & CEO of the Util group, a global supplier in the automotive and non-automotive industry with over 900 people worldwide and operations in Europe, North America, and Asia. Util is owned by Milan based, DeA Capital, one of the largest alternative asset management firms in Europe. Prior to that, he was the CEO of a PE owned industrial automation business, with more than 800 employees and operations across the world.
As part of General Electric, Fernando was the CEO of GE Environmental Control Systems (formerly Alstom Power), a US$800 million business with over 1200 employees worldwide. Prior to that, Fernando run Commercial Operations for GE in Latin America. Fernando started his GE career as Global Head of Business Development for its Oil & Gas business. There, he led the deployment of over US$8 billion of GE capital, contributing to the build-up of the GE Oil & Gas Franchise. Fernando is also a senior advisor to Triton Partners, as well as a member of the Investment Committee of DeA Capital Alternative Funds.