Roberto Dorigo heads the Global Technology Center (GTC) at Electrolux, based in Porcia (Pordenone, Italy).
The GTC provides shared competences to facilitate cross-sector innovation in the Group and enhances the consumer product experience. The Center is responsible for driving innovation activities in electronics, materials, technology, applications, performance and processes, as well as expanding external business-oriented cooperation with leading universities and research institutes. It supports all product lines and identifies the latest technologies relevant to the Group’s applications at global level. The GTC has different laboratories and development centers, and employs about 100 people working at offices located in strategic regions including Russia, the U.S., China and Sweden. The GTC operates mainly within three different macro areas: Electronics and Materials, Sensors, and Chemistry.