Flavio Portaluppi became Olimpia's president for the 2014/15 season. Nicknamed Lupo, he was born in Milano on March 2, 1971 and is an authentic Olimpia product both as a player and executive. In 2015 he returned to his old post as club's general manager.
HIS CAREER - Raised as a player in Olimpia youth system (he won three championships, with three different age-groups), Flavio made his debut in Serie A in 1989, at a very young age. After a couple of seasons in Arese, in 1992 he returned to Olimpia and stayed there for a decade. He was part of the Italian League championship team in 1996 when the coach was Boscia Tanjevic. He also won the Italy Cup during the same season. In 1993 he helped his team winning the Korac Cup under coach Mike D'Antoni. Portaluppi was also a member of the Italian National Team who won the silver medal at the Mediterranean Games in 1997. After leaving Milano, he spent the last segment of his playing career in Castelletto Ticino and the in Cremona where he finished his playing career and began his managing career. During the 2009/10 season he was the Olimpia team manager working under former general manager Gianluca Pascucci. He left the organization to take the general managing job in Cremona for two more seasons. And now, he's where he belongs. In the 2013/14 season he finished in third place in the Lega's voting for the best manager in the league, to go along his first championship as an executive. In 2016 as a general manager he won the Italy Cup, the Italian League and the Supercup. The Itly Cup was conquered again in 2017.
NOTES - Totally he played 400 Italian League games scoring 4.233 points... He's Olimpia's all-time second best three-point shooter...