Chicago, IL (July 6, 2021) – Casa Central proudly announces the appointments of Raphael Rastelli Fagnani Pani with Macquarie and Michael Cruz from Adobe to its Board of Directors.
“Raphael and Michael are welcome additions to the Board,” said Chairman of the Board of Casa Central, Joe Teller, “each of them are well-respected professionals in their respective fields and bring a wealth of experience and knowledge that will benefit Casa Central.”
Michael Cruz is a Senior Customer Success Manager within the Digital Experience organization at Adobe. He has 8 years of experience working within the software and advertising technology industries, and has been with Adobe for the past five years. In his current role, Michael is responsible for helping his clients transform digitally, adopt new products, and enhance their customer journey and personalization technologies. Michael was born and raised in Anaheim Hills, California and is an alumnus of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. He began his career in New York City, and has since worked in Los Angeles, San Francisco and most currently, Chicago.
Raphael Rastelli Fagnani Pani joined Macquarie Group in 2019 as Senior Risk Manager for the firm’s Commodities and Global Markets group overseeing risk management activities for its Futures division. Prior to this role, Mr. Rastelli was Global Head of Market Risk for Noble Agri, and Divisional Head of Risk
for Cofco International. Mr. Rastelli recently joined the FIA and Nodal Exchange risk committees, is a speaker for various commodities & risk management panels and is a former lecturer at the University of Geneva. Mr. Rastelli holds a postgraduate degree from Sorbonne University and previously attended ESCP Business School (M.S.) and HEC Lausanne (B.S.).
“Our Board of Directors is comprised of a dedicated team of leaders committed to sharing expertise, guidance and vision to Casa Central. We are excited join Michael and Raphael's talent, expertise, and energy to that of our other board members in the furtherance of our mission," said Martin R. Castro, President and CEO at Casa Central.