Born in Florence in 1937, he began his career in various areas of the company run by his father, Renato Giunti. In 1962 he graduated from the University of Florence with a degree in Political Science, while simultaneously overseeing the restructuring of the family company’s sales office. The Consorzio Editoriale Giunti was created in 1965, and in 1975 he took the reins from his father, continuing the company’s expansion. In 1986 he initiated an important editorial project in the periodicals sector. Gruppo Editoriale Giunti was born in 1990. On May 31, 2000 Sergio Giunti received the honorary title of “Knight of Labor” for his professional accomplishments. On June 2, 2010 he received the “Lombard Elite” award at Milano Finanza’s Company Awards 2010. Conferred on a publisher for the first time, the President received this accolade for the company’s effective sales strategy, the success of its strategic acquisitions, and its projection toward innovative sectors.