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 capacities within the production area, both in Italy and abroad. In 1997 he joined General Electric and, in 2002, he became Managing Director of the GE Capital sector dealing with the long-term rental of company fleets. In November 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 Chicago where he was put in charge of the after sales department within CNH, a Fiat group company that produces and markets farm and earthmoving machines. 
On September 2008 he enters the Autostrade per l'Italia group as Managing Director for Telepass, Company created to undertake activities in relation to the release, marketing and management of electronic payment systems. 

 

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 Organization

Born in 1968, holds a degree in Philosophy. She began her career within the Burgo Group, then she worked for Techint and Spencer Stuart, taking up a variety of increasingly senior management positions in Human Resources and Organization, before moving in 2006 to Autostrade per l’Italia as Head of HR Development and where she has been Head of Human Resources at Autostrade per l’Italia since 2008. Since 2013 she is Chief Human Resources Officer and Secretary of the Human Resources and Remuneration Committee of Atlantia, holding company. Since September 2015 she has also been appointed Head of Human Resources and Organization of Aeroporti di Roma. She is board member in some Group subsidiaries and Chairman of Remunerations Committee of Grandi Stazioni.

 

 

 

 

Paolo Berti

Head of Procurement

Born in Milan in 1970, he graduated in Industrial Engineering at Politecnico di Milano before completing a Master in E-Business Management. He joined Autostrade per l'Italia in 2006 and took up the role of Head of Operations & Maintenance in May 2015, having previously covered increasingly senior management positions in the company: initially as Head of Traffic Information & Maintenance, and then, from 2009 to 2013, as Central and North-East Italy C.O.O. In 2013, he was appointed Head of Group Procurement & Logistics. From 2015 to 2018, Central Manager, Operations & Maintenance, at Autostrade per l'Italia. Before joining Autostrade per l'Italia Paolo was a manager within the Pirelli Group where he gained considerable experience in the field of industry, quality and process optimization. As of January 2019, he holds the role of Purchasing Manager at Aeroporti di Roma, an Atlantia Group company.

 

 

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

General Counsel

Born in Naples in 1964. Law graduate at Federico II University of Naples. Lawyer. In 1989 he started working as a corporate lawyer in a financial institution. In 1990, he joined Telecom Italia, dealing with corporate affairs for 10 years (holding various positions, including Secretary Office of the Board of Directors, Corporate Operations, and International Corporate Affairs).  In this context, he oversaw important extraordinary operations: mergers, spin-off, IPO, acquisitions. Between 2000 and 2016 he worked within the legal affairs department of Telecom Italia, in roles of increasing responsibility, until being appointed head of legal affairs for the industrial and business activities of the Group. Since June 2016, he is the General Counsel (with responsibility for legal and corporate affairs, regulatory affairs, compliance, risk management) and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Aeroporti di Roma. Since november 2016 he has also been appointed Head of Group Compliance and Security of the parent company Atlantia.

 

Emiliano Sorrenti

Information and Communications Technology Director 

Born in Rome in 1971, he graduated in Informatics at La Sapienza University. In 1996 he started his career in Accenture, leading technology consultancy company. He remained there until 2008, taking on roles of increasing responsibility in the management of complex innovation programs for European Telecommunication companies. In 2009 he started working in Vodafone Italia, initially dealing with Online Technology and remaining there until 2014 as Information Technology Solutions director. In 2014 he took on the role of Chief Information Officer for Vodafone Romania. Since 2016 he is the Information and Communications Technology Director for Aeroporti di Roma. He is a board member of some of the Group's companies.

 

 

Giorgio Gregori

Head of Infrastructures Development 

Born in 1956 he holds a degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Bologna.
He has been working in Aeroporti di Roma since 1989, covering, in the years, several management position in the fields of airport system management and development and technical services. Since December 2009 he has been Head of Infrastructure Development. He is director in several Group subsidiaries.

 

 

 

 

Ivan Bassato

Head of Airport Management

Born in 1971, he graduated in Transport Systems Engineering from the University of Padua and earned an ETP Executive Program from ESMT – European School of Management and Technology of Berlin. He gained several years expertise in the fields of air/transportation business.
From 1997 to 2000 he served as Project Engineer at NET, a major Italian engineering firm in transportation systems and infrastructures, then from 2001 to 2006 he worked at SAB, company managing Bologna airport, as Airport Facilities Manager and from 2006 to 2009 he held the position of Vice President Operations within SAGAT, company managing Torino airport. In 2009 he was appointed General Manager  Operations and Accountable Manager of Air Dolomiti. Since June 2015 he has been Head of Airport Management of Aeroporti di Roma. He is also director of some Group subsidiaries.

 

 

 

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 retail purchasing sector, initially with CONAD and then COOP, climbing up roles and positions in corporate finance management before reaching the role of CFO in 1998. In 2005, he followed the stock exchange listing of real estate company IGD S.p.A., of which he was Chief Executive Officer until 2009, making property investments of around €1.6 billion. He then specialised in both retail and office real estate development, also holding the position of Chief Executive Officer in Aedes S.p.A., another listed company, from 2011 to 2012. From 2012 to 2015, he collaborated with the Praga Holding group on the development of important retail real estate projects such as the Serravalle Scrivia outlet and the Caselle Torinese shopping centre. In January 2015, he became the Head of Property Management for Aeroporti di Roma, taking on the role of Real Estate Director in December 2016.