Maria Raffaella Caprioglio is president of Umana S.p.A., Italy’s fifth-largest staffing firm with more than 130 branches. She joined Umana in 1998, and in 2001 she joined Umana’s board of directors. She became VP in 2007 and president in 2012. Caprioglio’s career took off when, at the age of 23, she joined what was then known as the Industrial Association for the province of Venice, becoming the first woman to hold office within that organisation. Caprioglio is a member of the general council of industrial association Assolombarda Confindustria Milano and is a member of its ICT Group Council and Business Services committee.