Tuesday 27 September 2022

Andrea Majer, CEO of Vea (Carimali) and President of Ucimac, dies at age of 55

Umberto Doglioni Majer: "Although we cannot decide how long to live, we can choose how to spend our time. Andrea loved his family, traveled the world, and grew Carimali S.p.A. from a small company to an international one called VEA. But, most impressive, he did all of this with the kindest of hearts and the best of intentions"

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MILAN, Italy – Andrea Doglioni Majer, president of of Ucimac, the Federated association Assofoodtec/Anima Confindustria that represents Italian manufacturers of espresso coffee machines, and CEO of Vea, passed away on the 22nd of July. In his memory, his son Umberto Doglioni Majer published on Linkedin his touching words. He is also survived by his wife Barbara and his daughter Letizia. On behalf of Comunicaffè International and Comunicaffè we offer our deepest sympathies.

Farewell to Andrea Doglioni Majer

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In memory of Andrea Doglioni Majer

“I find myself having to write the toughest of messages. My father, Andrea Doglioni Majer, passed away on the 22nd of July 2022. I want to give my sincerest condolences to all those he touched and that are lucky to be able to call him a friend, partner, or leader.

We will hold a Celebration of Andrea’s Life on the 4th of August, starting at 19:00. Follow the link for details.

Although we cannot decide how long to live, we can choose how to spend our time. Andrea loved his family, traveled the world, and grew Carimali S.p.A. from a small company to an international one called Vea. But, most impressive, he did all of this with the kindest of hearts and the best of intentions.

Thank you for your condolences, support, and help as we navigate these most challenging times. Tough times never last; a new journey awaits us all.”

About Andrea Doglioni Majer

Andrea Doglioni Majer, 55 years old, attended Leone XII high school in Milan, and earned his degree in engineering at the Politecnico di Milano. Always traveling around the world, Andrea Doglioni Majer lived between Bergamo and Stockholm. He spoke four foreign languages.

After his university studies, he acquired experience in the family businesses (Rhea Vendors Group) active in the production of vending machines. He covered various functions in the technical and commercial fields. He eventually became CEO of one of the group companies.

In that period, he also collaborated with Italian and international vending associations. He was also the coordinator of working groups.

For about ten years, he has gradually moved his business to the contiguous sector of coffee machines. He set up the Vea Ventures group, which today includes companies with offices in Italy (Carimali and Elektra), China (he was the managing director of Carimali [Suzhou] Catering Equipment) and in the United States.

The companies were all specialized in the production of professional and semi-professional equipments, as well as related accessories and proprietary technologies.

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