Massimo Scaccabarozzi has served as president of Farmindustria since June 2011. Before his election as president, he served for five years as vice-president of Farmindustria and as president of the IAPG Group (the Farmindustria division dedicated to American companies in Italy). He has served as managing director of Janssen Italia since 2001. He has been a member of the Confindustria General Council since 2015; from 2011 to 2015 he was a Council member and permanent observer in the Executive Board. Dr. Scaccabarozzi belonged to the IFPMA (International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations) Council from 2011 to 2017.
He is a member of the Assolombarda General Council since February 2016 and of the Unindustria General Council since June 2019. He has presided over the Johnson & Johnson Foundation since 2001. Since 2017, Dr. Scaccabarozzi has belonged to the Integrated Observatory of the Lombardy Region’s Public Health Service, as well as the Executive Board of AIRI (Italian Association for Industrial Research). Since 2018, he has been a member of the Council of International Companies within the Lazio Region’s Economic Development Department. He received the Le Fonti Award for CEO of the Year on 7 June 2019. In 2018, he was nominated an Honorary Colleague of the Nobile Collegio Chimico Farmaceutico (Noble College of Chemistry and Pharmacy)– Universitas Aromatariorium Urbis for professional and social merit and joined the Nobile Collegio Romano de’ Speziali (Noble Roman College of Apothecaries). In 2018, Dr. Scaccabarozzi was honoured by the City of Cologno Monzese for his social commitment and dedication to the people. Rector Francesco Ubertini of the University of Bologna Alma Mater Studiorum awarded him the Sigillo d’Ateneo (University Seal) on 9 April 2019 for his personal and professional history, defined by prestigious leadership positions in the pharmaceutical industry, international recognition and presidency of Farmindustria. The province of Naples’ Order of Pharmacists awarded him the Caduceo d’oro (Golden caduceus) for his generous commitment to the growth of the Italian pharmaceutical industry.
He fronts the “JC Band” musical group, a rock band formed of Janssen Italia employees that has performed charity concerts for ten years.