The Italian luxury car industry, particularly the makers of Lamborgini, are in news often. The brand is the ultimate luxurious sports model in the world and each new model creates tremendous entusiasm from the admirers and competitors alike. The company is celebrating fifty years of production this year. The organization is also celebrating the honor conferred on their Chief Exectuve Officer as he received ‘Premio Internazionale BARSANTI e MATTEUCCI’ award on twenty third June at ‘Pietrasata’ in Italy. This award is given to the individuals who are exceptionally good and well known for introducing innovative changes in the ‘automative engineering’. The award was given by Mr. A. Biagiotti, who heads ‘Barsanti & Matteucci Award’.
‘Mr Winkelmann’ has been working as the Chief Executive Officer in ‘Automobili Lamborgini’ from the year ‘2005’. He took charge on the first of January. He is responsible for introducing a program which resulted in improveming the performance of the company. On 29-11-2010 he was honored by the Italian government and given the award of ‘Grand Officer in the Order of Merit of the The Italian Republic’. This prize was given to him for giving a new life and vitality to this well known ‘brand’. In the year 2012 Mr. Winkelmann received international recognition by receiving ‘Global Leadership Award’ given by ‘IACC’, in ‘Chicago’.
Mr S Winkelmann while accepting the award, said that, that he is honored to get this prize on the Company’s 50th anniversay’. He also said that it he is very happy that they were able to walk in the foot steps of ‘Ferruccio Lamborgini’ who was a legend’ and created the ‘Made in Itlay’ symbol. This particular prize is given to many well known Italians as well as individuals from the other nations who introduce innovations and changes in the automobile industry’ and was started by ‘E. Barsanti’ and ‘F. Matteucci’ who were responsible for introducting ‘ internal combustion engine’.