Pontedera, Italy, February 24th, 2011
Professor Tommaso Fanfani, the heart and soul of the Piaggio Foundation of which he was Chairman, and co-founder of the Vespa World Club, died today after a long illness.
The Vespa World Club, all the National Vespa Clubs and the Vespa fans, are united with his family in mourning their great loss and are thankful for all he has brought to our world.
On behalf of the Vespa World Club
Professor Tommaso Fanfani during Vespa World Days 2007