Marco De Candia was born in Bari in 1962. After studying Business Management at the University of Bari he takes a Master degree in management of Isvor Fiat on a start-up and until 1994 gains experiences in consultancy and enterprise creation for Private and Public entities.
Since 1994 till 1998 he’s in charge of special projects on consultancy and training for Confapi Puglia and relations with industrial companies of the territory. In this period, he specializes himself in the management of projects financed by the European Union and takes the first course of highly qualified professional management at SPEGEA.
Since 1998 till 2000 he supervises for Eds Italy the start-up of the Bari’s site for the education, training and relations with the Region of Puglia in the program contract.
In December 2000 he begins his career in Sap Italia where he holds the position of southern Italy market development manager. At the beginning he supervises Puglia and Basilicata, and then the entire South, where he takes over the position of Head of the seat of Bari. He deals with the development of the reseller channel and customer relationships.
He Increases relationships with Universities and Polytechnics and Industrial Association of the entire territory. During this period he attends the SAP Business School Vienna for the specialization in Management of opportunities and Syncronized selling. He’s one of the creators and promoters of social network activitiy on www.wikisap.it/mezzogiorno and of the integrated marketing program Sap Mezzogiorno Mondo.
Since 2000 he has been collaborating on seminars with the Chair of the Faculty of Economics and Business Review of Lecce, wiht the chair of strategic planning activities of the Faculty of Economics of Foggia, with the Department of Management Engineering of both the University Federico II of Naples and University of Calabria in Cosenza.
In April 2009 he was appointed President of Assoservice srl, professional services firm of Confindustria Bari, for the period 2009-2011.
He enters FINCONS GROUP holding both positions of the Business Director of the Middle & South Italy and member of the Executive Management Team.