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An Evening at the Italian Ambassador’s Private Residence

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An Evening at the Italian Ambassador’s Private Residence

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His Excellency Armando Varricchio opens his doors.

This month, The Embassy of Italy and Harvard Business School Club of DC hosted an intimate evening with the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, His Excellency Armando Varricchio.

In partnership with Lamborghini, the exclusive event brought together prominent leaders in Washington, DC like Wells Fargo Managing Director Michael Aquilino and many more.

Members of the Harvard Business School Club of Washington DC, Chairman Circle Salon network at Villa Firenze, Residence of the Ambassador of Italy.

From left to right: Amir Hadzimehmedovic, General Sales Manager, Lamborghini Americas; Bethany Kazaba, CEO, Neighborhood Retail Group; Maria Trabocchi, Managing Partner, Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants; Antonio Alves, CEO and President of the HBS Club of Washington, D.C.; Fabio Trabocchi, Managing Partner, Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants; Michael Achilino, Managing Director, Wells Fargo.

 

Antonio Alves of HBS DC and H.E. Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the United States.

Guests gathered around a shared interest in the style, substance, and society of Italy and spent the evening networking with fellow HBS alumni and Italian diplomats at a cocktail reception and intimate seated dinner.As part of the evening, the HBS Club of DC’s CEO, Antonio Alves interviewed H.E. Ambassador Armando Varricchio about his extensive experience as Sherpa of multiple G-7 and G-20 Summits.

Sherpa’s serve as representatives of a government who prepares an international summit– helping to reduce the amount of time and resources required during negotiations.

The event is part of the HBS Chairman Circle Salon Series– a high-level event series that started in 2014.

Photography by Ben Droz

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Ursula Lauriston
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