Mission: Guiding the technological and digital innovation for the sustainable growth of businesses and organisations
Sesa SpA, headquartered in Empoli (FI), active throughout Italy and present in a number of foreign countries including Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, Spain, Romania, China and Mexico, is at the head of a Group that represents the reference operator in Italy in the sector of technological innovation and digital services for the business segment, with consolidated revenues of approximately Euro 2,390 million and approximately 4,200 resources as at 30 April 2022. The Sesa Group’s mission is to offer technology solutions, digital services and business applications to enterprises and organisations by supporting them in their innovation journey. Due to the skills and specialisation of its human resources, the Sesa Group operates in the value-added segments of Information Technology, with an organisational model in vertical business sectors and business lines.
THREE STRATEGIC PILLARS
TECHNOLOGY AND DIGITAL
The Group is focused on the strategic areas of digital transformation: cognitive analytics, digital services, customer experience, security, cloud.
The skills and specialization of human capital in continuous growth, with 4,200 HR as of April 30, 2022, which represent the fundamental asset of the Group’s strategy
PARTNERSHIP WITH MAJOR INTERNATIONAL IT PLAYERS
The Sesa Group is a reference partner in offering technological and digital solutions in partnership with the major global operators in the IT sector (Vendor).
Sesa Group is the strategic partner for technological and digital innovation of companies and organizations, with particular reference to value-added services for the business segment.
A “sustainable Group”
The Group’s economic results are favoured by the business development in the main areas of technological and digital innovation and by the acceleration of the growth path by external lines with 15 aggregation operations concluded in 2021 and 10 realised in the period from January to May 2022 alone, acquiring key competences in the digital evolution of companies and organisations. Due also to the corporate acquisition transactions as at 30 April 2022, the Group reached the threshold of about 4,200 resources (+21% Y/Y), with a growing foreign component (about 350 resources), thus consolidating its role as a reference player in the sector of technological innovation and digital transformation services for the business segment.
The Sesa Group started its activity in the seventies, supporting the IT services sector for companies in the Tuscan production districts. In the 1980s, in order to support the technological evolution, Sesa extended its business to the supply of IBM infrastructures and software and the related assistance activities.
Value Added Distribution
In 1994 the Sesa Group extended its business to the distribution of IT solutions and value added products (VAD “Value Added Distribution”) managed by the company Computer Gross. In a few years Computer Gross becomes the leader of the Italian VAD market, with initial focus on the offer of IBM solutions (both hardware and software), which is gradually added to other international leading Vendors such as Cisco, Fortinet, Dell Technologies, HP, HPE, Lenovo, Microsoft, Netapp, Oracle, Palo Alto, Samsung, VMWare.
Software & System integration
In 2009, the Group further expanded its business in the software and system integration area through the establishment and development of the Var Group company, active in offering IT services and business application solutions for the Small & Medium Enterprise and Enterprise sector. Var Group today constitutes one of the reference players on the Italian market with an articulated offer of technological innovation and digital transformation solutions to support the main economic districts of Made in Italy.
Stock Exchange Listing & Sesa Foundation
In 2013 the Group further consolidated its growth through the acquisition and aggregation of some partner companies and the development of human capital, with the listing on the stock market of the parent company Sesa S.p.A., initially on the AIM market and then from 2015 on the MTA market. Today Sesa, thanks to the appreciation of its investors, makes up the FTSE Italia Mid Cap and FTSE Italia STAR indices of Borsa Italiana.
Contextually to the stock exchanges listing, the founding members at the beginning of 2014 set up the Sesa Foundation, a non-profit organization operating with the aim of promoting Sesa’s corporate welfare and supporting education and philanthropy initiatives for the benefit of the communities in which the Sesa Group operates.