Benedetta Cordovado studied law at the University of Bologna, Italy, and earned a Master’s degree in International Business Law.

Admitted to the bar, she practiced as an attorney-at-law in private practice, primarily in the areas of civil and commercial law.

She moved then into industry (De’ Longhi-Kenwood in Italy and Solvay Group in The Netherlands), dealing with international and domestic commercial agreements and litigation, corporate projects, competition laws, product liability matters, intellectual property, parallel imports and counterfeiting matters.

She currently works at Abbott Laboratories EPD Division headquarters in Switzerland.