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Emilio Riva dies aged 88

Taranto - The Ilva Group boss has passed away aged 88.

Taranto - Emilio Riva, the Ilva Group boss has passed away, aged 88, it was confirmed to The MediTelegraph by sources close to the family. Federacciai President Antonio Gozzi has expressed his sincere condolences to Emilio Riva’s family, indirectly confirming the news of his death.

«We have lost a great businessman – he wrote in a message addressed to the family – a real captain of industry, and I don’t say that for any sense of institutional duty, but for the moral duty of gratitude that, as an operator in the sector, and, let it be said, as an Italian, I feel the need to express towards him».

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