The decision came following a recent meeting of the Board of Directors, marking a new chapter in the company’s pursuit of innovation and market leadership, according to a company announcement.
Benasso began his career at Accenture in 1984 after graduating in Business and Economics from the University of Pavia. From 2006 to 2021, he served as the CEO of Accenture Italy and Geographic Unit Senior Managing Director for the IGEM Region, as well as a member of the Global Leadership Council of Accenture International BV.
From 2013 to 2023, he was the President of Accenture Italy, and from September 2021 to the end of August 2023, he served as Advisor to the Chair and CEO and a member of the Executive Committee of Accenture International BV.
Until his departure from Accenture S.p.A., he was a member of the Board of Directors and the General Council. He held the position of a member of the General Council of Confindustria, was a member of the Board of Directors and the General Council of the Confindustria Digital Federation, and a member of the General Council of Anitec-Assinform.
Benasso was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy and served as Vice President from 2018 to 2021. In 2014, he assumed the presidency of the Sustainability Committee. Since the end of March 2022, he has been the Scientific Director of the LGH Foundation of the a2a Group. He has been the President of FIA – Italian Accenture Foundation since March 2023.
His expertise is not confined to corporate leadership alone. Benasso has also played a pivotal role in various organizations dedicated to innovation and economic development. He has been a vital force in entities such as Assolombarda Confindustria Milano Monza e Brianza, the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy, and the Confindustria Digital Federation, among others.
Benasso’s contributions to these groups have been centered around simplification, sustainability, and digital transformation—themes that are crucial to the rapidly evolving technological landscape.
“In TAS, I see an environment where I can act in this direction, and I am happy to contribute to the development of projects in a critical and ever-evolving sector like payments, bringing growth and innovation to both the company and the country,” Benasso said.