Degree in Civil Construction Engineering from the University of Aquila.
Mr. Marchese began his professional career in technical management positions within the Construction Industry.
In 1988 he joined the Poste Italiane Group. After holding a number of management positions in local, regional and cross-regional organisational units, in 2008 he was appointed Head of the National Retail Market – Divisione Poste Italiane SpA where, reporting directly to the CEO, he was responsible for managing the Post Office Network and developing the Retail and Small-Medium Business Market. In 2016, he was appointed Deputy General Manager of Poste Italiane.
In 2017, he became Chief Executive Officer and Director of Personnel of Postel SpA, a company of the Italian Postal Group operating in the field of printing, dematerialisation and document archiving.
From May 2018 to September 2019 he was General Commercial Manager of Mediocredito Centrale.
In September 2020, he joined the Montepaschi Group as Chief Commercial Officer.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of a number of companies belonging to the Group Poste Italiane (Poste Vita SpA, Banco Posta Fondi Sgr SpA, PosteTributi SpA, Postemobile SpA, Sda SpA, Poste Shop SpA), the social security Institute of Poste Italiane IPOST as well as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Poste Tutela SpA.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Widiba Spa, AXA MPS Assicurazioni Vita Spa, AXA MPS Assicurazione Danni Spa and Bancomat spa.