Former officer of the Italian Navy Staff Corps, Diego took part in peacekeeping missions in the Red Sea aboard the ships of the 14th Naval Group. For his special service during that crucial moment, in 1987, he was awarded the Commemorative Medal for peacekeeping operations abroad. Since 1991, following his voluntary Navy separation, he has been working in the nautical field. Since January 2001, he has been CEO and Chairman of board of Directors of shipyards with operational roles in the companies. Since 2015, he has been re-establishing the Defense division of the company Baglietto Spa, through the creation of new multi-purpose special means. He focuses on an environmentally sustainable approach thanks to the design and the construction of hybrid propulsion pleasure boats respecting the environment. He is still consolidating Baglietto’s leading position in applying green technologies to yachting.
Officina Baglietto is a training project aimed at specializing young talents in different segments of the luxury market, challenging them to unleash their creativity in creating brand extensions under the Baglietto label. To ensure the project's success and provide the best guidance to its talents, Baglietto has engaged leading entities both in training and in the individual sectors related to its talent garden.