Campari, Camparista Shares, the widespread shareholding structure for employees – Corriere.it

The dream of popular capitalism long cherished by Margaret Thatcher-style liberalists begins to materialize. Campari, the beverage multinational headed by the Garavoglia family, has decided to open the capital to 4,000 employees in 90 countries – 400 of which at the Sesto San Giovanni headquarters – with a widespread share ownership plan that allows those who join to choose whether to receive 1, 3 or 5% of the gross salary in shares. also expected as a prize: an additional free share, at the end of a three-year period, every two purchased and maintained.

It starts on January 1, 2022

The union coordination of the aperitif group after months of analysis and discussion gave the green light to the proposal, announced by the company last spring together with the 2020 accounts. Next Monday and until December 17, the project starts with a voluntary adhesion campaign to the participation plan, which will be operational from January 1, 2022. From that date the percentage of the salary chosen will serve the company for the purchase of the shares which will be carried out by a single platform at the end of each quarter. In the last months of each year there will then be the possibility, for workers who have not already done so, to access the plan.


The trade unions are in favor

In the last 20 years since the listing we have grown to become one of the leading global players in the spirits market by acquiring and building brands that have become true icons of the sector. The Camparistas have contributed to this great achievement and through Camparista Shares we wish to reward them for their active participation in the Group’s performance, explained the CEO of Campari Kunze-Concewitz. For us, starting the project represents a really important step forward. Being a Campari shareholder allows you to participate in the annual general meeting and take joint decisions on the future of your company, commented Massimiliano Albanese, Secretary General Fai Cisl Lombardia and national coordinator Fai Cisl of the Campari group. The plan represents a qualitative leap for industrial relations in an innovative and participatory key. a path that we hope will soon be undertaken by other production realities as well, underlined the general secretary of the national Fai Cisl, Onofrio Rota.

Spirit of belonging

The multinational of the Garavoglia family, listed on Piazza Affari for 20 years, has 22 production plants around the world. Present in Italy with the headquarters in Sesto San Giovanni and the four factories in Canale, Novi Ligure, Alghero and Caltanissetta. Giorgio Pivetta, head of human resources at Campari, stressed that this is an important milestone for our company as our people, with their passion and special bond with the Group, are the real key to the long-term success of our business. . The Camparista Shares plan is a way to thank Camparistas for their continued dedication and an opportunity to further strengthen their sense of belonging to Campari Group