Management

 

 

 

Antonio Catricalà

Chairman

Born in Catanzaro in 1952, at the age of twenty-two he graduated with honours in Law in Rome. He worked an assistant to Professor Pietro Rescigno and studied economics, sociology, history and administration science at the Luigi Sturzo Institute in Rome. At the age of 24, he won the judiciary competition and passed the qualifying examination to practice law. He won competitions as State Attorney and, at the age of 27, as State Lawyer. He won the competition as State Councillor as of 1982. From 2006 to 2014, he was President of the State Council department. He chaired the IV College of the Central Tax Commission. As chairman and member of the management boards, he collaborated with the Legislative Office of Presidential Office of the Council of Ministers and was Head of Cabinet and legal advisor within the Ministries. He was Secretary General of the Authority for Guarantees in Communications and Secretary General of the Presidency of Council of Minister. He was Chairman of the Italian Competition and Market Authority. He was Under-Secretary of State to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers and Deputy Minister of Economic Development. He was a contract professor at the Faculty of Law at Tor Vergata University of Rome, teaching private law and is also professor at the Law Faculty of LUISS Guido Carli in Rome, consumer rights. He is a Full Professor of Private Law at Universitas Mercatorum in Rome. He is registered in the Rome Register of Lawyers in Rome and is authorised to practice before the high courts.

 

 

Ugo de Carolis 

Chief Executive Officer

Born in Rome in 1965, he completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Rome's La Sapienza University. He started his career at Procter & Gamble, where he stayed for five years, in different positions within the production and supply chain area, both in Italy and Europe. In 1997 he joined General Electric and, in 2002, he became Managing Director of the GE Capital Company dealing with the long-term rental of company car fleets. In 2003, he took up the role of Managing Director for Leasys, part of the Fiat group, leading company in the Italian long-term rental market. In 2007 he moved to USA where he was in charge of the worldwide after sales department of CNH, a Fiat group company that produces and sells agriculture and construction machines. On September 2008 he joined the Atlantia group as CEO of Telepass and in 2016 he was appointed as CEO of Aeroporti di Roma.

 

 

Gian Luca Littarru 

Chief Operating Officer

Born in Austin (USA) in 1971, he graduated with distinction in Mechanical Engineering from the Sapienza University of Rome before completing a Master’s in Business Administration at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. From 1998 to 2007 he worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a leading consulting firm in the corporate strategy sector. He then joined Whirlpool Corporation, where between 2008 and July 2015, he climbed the ranks in the product development, production, marketing and sales sectors until reaching the position of Vice President and General Manager of Refrigeration EMEA. In August 2015 he became Executive Director of Aeroporti di Roma and is in charge of managing airport operations, service quality, infrastructure development, commerce, and safety and environment.

 

 

Monica Cacciapuoti 

Head of Human Resources and Procurement            

Born in Turin in 1968, and a graduate in philosophy, she has held positions with increasing responsibility in the field of Human Resources: the Burgo Group, Techint, Spencer Stuart and, from 2006, the Atlantia Group as the Human Resources Manager at Autostrade per l’Italia. From 2013 to 2019 she was the Head of Human Resources for the Group; as of September 2019 she is also the Head of Policies and Governance Remunerations and is the Secretary of the company’s Human Resources and Remuneration Committee.
She is a member of the board of directors of several companies in the group.

 

 

 

 

Fabio Capozio 

Administration and Finance Director

Born in Rome in 1960, he earned his Business Economics degree at the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome. He developed his career at Aeroporti di Roma, covering roles with increasing responsibility in the administrative and finance area. Beginning from the privatisation of the company, which took place in 2000, he managed all financing operations and followed the major special operations thanks to which the Group assumed its current corporate and financial structure. In particular, he took care of negotiation and management of the contract acquisition debt through leverage buy out in 2001, as well as the subsequent refinancing of the same in 2003 through securitisation and bond issuing guaranteed through monoline Ambac insurance. He followed various restructuring and “spin-off” projects of company branches that were originally part of Aeroporti di Roma, including those destined for subsequent sale. In 2012, he worked on establishing the first Euro Medium Term Notes (EMTN) bond issuing programme of the company, aimed at the inaugural issue of Aeroporti di Roma that took place the same year. In the area of the group, he also covered significant roles, including those indicated below:

  • CEO of Airport Invest BV until 2005
  • Director of ADR Advertising SpA from 2011 through 2013
  • Director of the “Prevaer” category Pension Fund
  • CEO of ADR Mobility (to the present)

 

 

 

Fausto Palombelli 

Chief Commercial Officer              

Born in 1958, he holds a degree in Business Administration from LUISS Guido Carli. He began his career in Hertz Italy where he became Head of Marketing then, from 1989 to 2004, he worked at Alitalia covering increasingly senior management positions: Executive Vice President Sales Italy, Executive Vice President Marketing and Head of Passenger Division. From 2002 to 2004 he was CEO of Alitalia Airport maintaining the position of Managing Director of Ground Operations at Alitalia. Later he has held several top management positions within SAGAT Group, the management company of Turin Airport: General Manager of Sagat Handling, General Manager-Accountable Manager, and Vice President Aviation & Traffic. Before joining our company, from 2011 to 2013 he was appointed CEO of SAGAT. Since 2013 he has been Aviation Marketing Development Director at Aeroporti di Roma where he currently holds the 

 

 

 

 

Guglielmo Bove 

Legal and Corporate Director                            

Born in Naples in 1964. Graduated in law from the University of Naples Federico II. Lawyer. In 1989 he began work as a corporate lawyer in a financial institution. In 1990 he started working with Telecom Italia, dealing with corporate affairs for 10 years (with various positions, including Secretary of the Board of Directors, Corporate Operations, and International Corporate Affairs). In this environment he oversaw extraordinary and important operations: mergers, splits and spin-offs, IPO, and acquisitions. From 2000 to 2006 he worked in the legal affairs department of Telecom Italia, in positions with increasing responsibility, until he was appointed Head of Legal Affairs for the Group’s industrial and business activities. From June 2016 he has acted as the Legal and Corporate Director and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Aeroporti di Roma. From November 2016 he has also been acting as the Head of Group Compliance and Security for the parent company Atlantia.

 

 

Emiliano Sorrenti 

Information and Communications Technology Director 

Born in Rome in 1971, he graduated in Computer Science from the Sapienza University of Rome. From 1996 to 2008 he worked in Andersen Consulting/Accenture, a world leader in technology consultancy. He held roles with increasing responsibility in the management complex innovation and digital transformation programs for European Media and Telecommunications companies. From 2009 to 2013 he worked for Vodafone Italia. He initially led the Online Technology team, taking on the responsibility of digitalising services and launching the first “mobile digital” services. He subsequently took on the responsibility of developing the company’s IT as the IT Solutions manager. From 2014 to 2016 he worked for Vodafone Romania. He took on the role of Chief Information Officer and helped the company achieve its digitalisation goals, from CRM services to technological platforms for network management. He has been acting as Digital Route Board Advisor since 2019. He is a member of the board of directors of several companies in the group

 

 

 

Giorgio Gregori 

Head of Infrastructures Development 

Born in Terni in 1956, he graduated in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Bologna. He has been working in Aeroporti di Roma since 1989, where he was employed as a Project Manager. He has held various positions, with increasing roles and responsibilities, in the field of airport system and technical service development. From December 2009 he has acted as the company’s Head of Infrastructures Development. He is a member of the board of directors of several subsidiaries of the Group.

 

 

 

 

 

Ivan Bassato 

Head of Airport Management                 

Born in Venice in 1971, he graduated in Transport Engineering from the University of Padua and followed the ETP Executive Transition Program at the ESMT – European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. He has always worked in the world of airport management and air transport. From 1997 to 2000 he worked as Project Engineer in NET S.p.A, a consultancy firm active in transport and infrastructure services. He landed the role of Airport Facilities Manager in SAB S.p.A., the company that manages Bologna airport, from 2001 to 2006. Subsequently, from 2006 to 2009, he worked at SAGAT S.p.A., the company that manages Turin airport, as Vice President of Operations. In 2009 he became the General Director of Operations and Accountable Manager for Air Dolomiti, a position that he held until May 2015. From June 2015 he has been the Head of Airport Management at Aeroporti di Roma, as well as a member of the board of directors of some Group companies.

 

 

Giorgio Moroni 

Head of Commercial Services

Born in Rome in 1968, he completed a master degree in Economics at Rome's La Sapienza University. 
Prior to join Atlantia Group he worked for multinational companies  such as Total, Kuwait Petroleum,  Williams Plc/Assa Abloy in different contexts and Regions (Italy and abroad). From 1999 to 2001 he was Retail Marketing Manager and then Re-engineering Project Office Director at ADR SpA. Since 2002 he has been working for Autostrade per l’Italia SpA (Atlantia Group), holding several executive positions within the Retail Business Unit and non-executive positions within the Group. Since 2018, he has been Head of Commercial Services of Aeroporti di Roma.

 

 

 

Filippo Carbonari 

Real Estate Director

Born in Pesaro in 1966, he graduated in Economy and Business from the University of Bologna. From 1992 to 2004 he worked in the large-scale retail sector, initially with CONAD and then with Coop, holding positions with increasing responsibility in the field of corporate financial management until, in 1998, he became CFO. In 2005 he followed the Stock Exchange listing of the real estate company IGD Spa, for which he became Chief Executive Officer until 2009, and made real estate investments of approximately €1.6 billion. Subsequently, he specialised in retail and office real estate development, also acting as CEO of Aedes Spa, another listed real estate company, from 2011-2012. From 2012 to 2015 he worked with the Praga Holding group on the development of important retail real estate projects such as the Serravalle Scrivia Designer Outlet and the Caselle Torinese shopping centre. Since January 2015 he has been in charge of real estate management for Aeroporti di Roma, taking on the position of Head of Real Estate in December 2016.