Roberto Quarta is an American businessperson who has been the head of 8 different companies. Mr. Quarta is Non-Executive Chairman at WPP Plc, Chairman of Smith & Nephew Plc, Chairman of Smith & Nephew A (a subsidiary of Smith & Nephew Plc) and Partner at Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLP. Mr. Quarta is also on the board of SPIE Ouest-Centre SAS.
He previously was Chairman of Italtel Group SpA and Chairman of Italtel SpA (a subsidiary of Italtel Group SpA), Chief Executive Officer of Signature Aviation Plc, Non-Executive Chairman at IMI Plc, Chairman-Supervisory Board at Rexel SA, Executive Vice President for Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc. and Managing Director at Worcester Controls Corp.
He received an undergraduate degree from College of the Holy Cross (Massachusetts).