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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Paolo Zannoni

71 2019 Executive Chairman of the Board

Gianmario Tondato da Ruos

60 2003 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Camillo Rossotto

57 2018 Chief Financial Officer, Corporate General Manager

Paola Bottero

Secretary

Massimo Fasanella d'Amore di Ruffano

65 2017 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Alessandro Benetton

56 1995 Non-Executive Director

Franca Benetton

52 2017 Non-Executive Director

Marco Patuano

56 2017 Non-Executive Director

Paolo Roverato

57 2008 Non-Executive Director

Ernesto Albanese

56 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Francesco Chiappetta

60 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cristina De Benetti

54 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Gerardin-Vautrin

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Pierdicchi

62 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elisabetta Ripa

55 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lorenza Rivabene

2017 Group Corporate Development, M&A and Investor Relations Director

Biographies

Name Description

Paolo Zannoni

Prof. Paolo Zannoni serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Till 31 December 2018, Paolo Zannoni held the office of Advisory Director at Goldman Sachs International and Chairman of the Italian division of Investment Banking. Previously, since 2012, he had been serving as Co-Chief Executive Officer at Goldman Sachs Russia/CIS. From 2000 to 2013 he had been serving as Head of Italy Region at Goldman Sachs and member of the Board of Directors of Investment Banking Services (IBS) from 2007 to 2015. His career with Goldman Sachs started in 1994; in 1997 he was appointed Chief Executive Officer and later, since 2000, partner. Before joining Goldman Sachs, he held the office of Senior Vice President of the International Business Division of Fiat Group, as well as President of Fiat Washington from 1985 to 1989. From 1990 to 1992, he had been heading Fiat Group’s activities in USSR and, later, in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). He is currently the Chairman of Dolce & Gabbana Holding and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Beretta Holding S.p.A. From 2005 to 2012 he had been the Italian Chairman of the Prysmian Group working in the field of energy and telecommunications. Paolo Zannoni graduated in Political Science from Bologna University and obtained a Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in Political Science from Yale University. At the Yale School of Management, he is Executive Fellow of the International Center for Finance (ICF), member of the Advisory Board of ICF and the Jackson Institute of International Affairs and teacher at the Management Department.

Gianmario Tondato da Ruos

Dr. Gianmario Tondato da Ruos serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Autogrill S.p.A. since March 2003. He graduated in Economics & Business at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, started his career in Nordica S.p.A., then continued in Arnoldo Mondadori Editore and various companies of the Benetton Group. In 2000, he joined Autogrill Group and moved to the United States to manage the integration of the newly acquired North American subsidiary HMSHost Corporation. Then, he managed an important phase of reorganization and strategic refocusing of Group’s licensed activities and diversification into business sectors, distribution channels and geographies. His international policy of growth through organic development and acquisitions enabled Autogrill to double its sales in the Food & Beverage sector. At the same time, the acquisition and subsequent integration of Aldeasa S.A., Alpha Group Plc. and World Duty Free Europe Ltd. transformed the Group into the world’s biggest airport retailer in 2008. This course of action continued with the demerger and concomitant listing of World Duty Free S.p.A. in 2013 on the stock market. He is now chairperson of HMSHost Corporation, chairperson of the Board of Directors of Autogrill Italia S.p.A. and Autogrill Europe S.p.A., Independent Director of International Game Technology PLC and Member of the Advisory Board of Rabo Bank.

Camillo Rossotto

Mr. Camillo Rossotto has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate General Manager of the Company. Camillo Rossotto graduated in Political Science at the University of Turin in 1986 and then specialized in Business Administration at New York University. He began his career in the Fiat Group in 1989, gaining experience in various roles of increasing responsibility in Italy and abroad, in the United States, Germany and Brazil. After an experience at Barilla as Group Treasurer, he returned to the Fiat Group in 2000 to take on a greater responsibility as Vice President and Treasurer. In the following 12 years, he participated in the most important operations for the evolution of the Group. For example, the negotiations for financial operations to support the reorganization of the Group in two separate entities: Fiat SpA and Fiat Industrial SpA, listed on the Milan Stock Exchange, the merger of Fiat Industrial and CNH. From 2009 to 2010 he was Chief Executive Officer of FGA Capital, the Financial Services Division of the Fiat Group. In that same year, he joined RAI as Chief Financial Officer, later to become Chairman of Rai Way, successfully completing the process of public offering and listing on the Milan Stock Exchange. In 2016 he joined the Lavazza Group as Chief Financial Officer. From November 2018 he was Corporate General Manager of Autogrill and in 2019 he was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer.

Paola Bottero

Massimo Fasanella d'Amore di Ruffano

Mr. Massimo Fasanella d'Amore di Ruffano serves as Non-Executive Lead Independent Director of Autogrill S.p.A., since June 29, 2017. He obtained his engineering degree from the École Polytechnique Fédérale of Lausanne. From 1980 to 1995 he covered several positions in Procter & Gamble, in the marketing, operations and general management sectors in Europe and in North Africa. In 1995 he was appointed International Marketing Vice-President of PepsiCo, where he contributed to the development of the Pepsi brand in Latin America, China and India. In 1997 he was appointed Senior Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer of Pepsi-Cola International, but simultaneously maintained the role of Business Unit General Manager for Turkey and Central Asia. Between 2000 and 2007, he covered several leadership positions in the company: Senior Vice President Strategy and Development (2000- 2002), President for the Latin American Region (2002-2005) and Executive Vice-President Commercial of PepsiCo International. In 2007 he was appointed as CEO to head the Beverages Division of PepsiCo for the Americas and in 2011-2012 he became President of the Global Beverages Group for the Beverages Division of PepsiCo. Since 2012 he has been an independent member of Autogrill’s Board of Directors, since 2013 he has been a Board Member of HMSHost Corporation, and since January 2018 he has been a Board Member of Autogrill Europe S.p.A.

Alessandro Benetton

Dr. Alessandro Benetton serves as Non-Executive Director at Autogrill S.p.A. since 1995. He graduated in Business Administration from Boston University. In 1991 he obtained a Master Degree in Business Administration from Harvard. His professional career began at Goldman Sachs, as an M&A analyst. In 1993 he founded 21 Investimenti, an investment company operating on the market of Private Equity in Italy, France, Switzerland and Poland. He is Chairman and CEO of 21 Partners S.p.A., board member of Edizione S.r.l., Autogrill (since 1997). He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of 21 Investimenti SGR S.p.A. and a member of the Supervisory Board of 21 Centrale Partners S.A. He is also a member of the International Advisory Committee of Robert Bosch Internationale Beteiligungen AG, the consultancy body of the Swiss holding company for the foreign activities of Bosch Group. In 2017, he became the Chairman of Fondazione Cortina 2021, the entity responsible for organizing the World Ski Championships in 2021.

Franca Benetton

Ms. Franca Bertagnin Benetton is Non-Executive Director of the Company. She graduated at Boston University. In 1996, she obtained a Master Degree in Business Administration from Harvard University. Her professional career began at Colgate – Palmolive in New York as Product Manager within the Global Business Development division and continued in the same role for the Palmolive Body Care brand in Hamburg, Germany. She returned to Italy to deal with strategic consulting at Bain & Co. and then moved to Benetton Group S.r.l. She is currently CEO of Evoluzione S.p.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Edizione and Benetton Group S.r.l. She serves as independent director of the Wendel Group and is a member of the Audit Committee. She is currently a member of the European Advisory Board of the Harvard Business School and a member of the International Advisory Board of the Boston University.

Marco Patuano

Mr. Marco Emilio Patuano serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company., since January 26, 2017. He developed most of his professional career with Telecom Italia Group (1990-2016), where he became CEO in 2011. Whilst at Telecom Italia Group, he participated in the creation and launch of TIM (1995-2001), and spent six years abroad (2002-2008) as CFO of TIM Brazil, General Manager for Latin America and CEO of Telecom Argentina. In the same period, he sat and chaired several boards of various companies listed in local markets and in the USA. From 2013 to 2016, he has been a Board member of GSMA. Until 2016, he was also a Director of the Telecom Italia Foundation, the Bocconi Foundation and the European Institute of Oncology, and he has also collaborated with various universities in Italy and the United States. Since January 2017, he has been CEO of Edizione S.r.l., the holding company belonging to the Benetton family. He is a Director of Atlantia S.p.A., Autogrill S.p.A., AC Milan S.p.A., Benetton S.r.l. and other companies of the Edizione Group: Sintonia, ConnecT, Schematrentatre and Edizione Property. Since July 2018, he has been serving as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Cellnex Telecom S.A. He graduated in Business Economics - Finance at Bocconi University in Milan.

Paolo Roverato

Mr. Paolo Roverato serves as Non-Executive Director of Autogrill S.p.A. since April 23, 2008. He graduated in business economics from Ca’ Foscari University in Venice. He is a chartered accountant and registered auditor. He started his professional career with a primary accounting firm in Padua and in 1989 joined Arthur Andersen S.p.A., where he became a manager in 1994 and took up increasing responsibilities over time within the framework of its national organization. Since 2002, he has been an executive at Edizione S.r.l., where he manages a portfolio of equity stakes and the investment management activity. At present, he holds the following offices: director and member of the Control, Risk and Corporate Governance Committee, of the Human Resources Committee and of the Strategy and Investment Committee of Autogrill; director of Edizione Property S.p.A., the company that manages the real estate of the Edizione Group; director of Maccarese S.p.A. and Immobiliare San Giorgio S.r.l., a company of the agricultural cluster of Edizione Group; managing director of Edizione Alberghi S.r.l.; standing statutory auditor and member of the Supervisory Committee of Alì S.p.A. He has previously been a director of the following companies listed on the Milan Stock Exchange: World Duty Free S.p.A. (and member of the Control Committee and of the Human Resources Committee), a leading company in airport retail; Telecom Italia Media S.p.A., media company of Telecom Group; Gemina S.p.A., a company holding a portfolio of equity investments (including Aeroporti di Roma and Impregilo); Aeroporto di Firenze S.p.A. He was also a director of the following companies: Aeroporti di Roma S.p.A., Investimenti Infrastrutture S.p.A., Leonardo S.r.l., Schemaventotto S.p.A., Schematrentaquattro, World Duty Free S.a.u., Sagat-Aeroporto di Torino S.p.A. and managing director of Aeroporti Holding S.r.l.

Ernesto Albanese

Mr. Ernesto Albanese serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at Autogrill S.p.A. since May 27, 2014. He graduated in Political Sciences and International Economics at Federico II University in Naples, completed his education with a master’s degree in Services Marketing at Unioncamere (Consortium of Italian Chambers of Commerce) and later attended specialist courses at SDA Bocconi and The Institute of Marketing in London. He has over 30 years of experience, most of which as a top manager in public and private companies in different service sectors, especially transport, hospitality and sport. During his professional career, he worked in Alitalia and Seat Pagine Gialle, he held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Eurofly S.p.A., general director of Coni Servizi S.p.A., Chief Executive Officer of Atahotels and the Fondiaria-Sai Group, and General Director of the Organizing Committee of the 2020 Olympic Games in Rome. He is the founder and CEO of Fattore Italia S.r.l., and the Chief Executive Officer of CampusX S.r.l., a leading company in the management of university residences. He is chairman of L’Altra Napoli Onlus, an independent director of Autogrill S.p.A., Prelios Deutschland, the Vocational Training Consortium ELIS and the Italian Tennis Federation. In 2007, he was awarded the title of Commendatore (Knight Commander) of the Italian Republic.

Francesco Chiappetta

Mr. Francesco Umile Chiappetta serves as Non-Executive Independent Director at Autogrill S.p.A. since May 27, 2014. He graduated in Law at La Sapienza University in Rome. His professional career began in 1983 at Consob, where he held various positions, including as Head of the Regulation Office. Since 1989 he has been working as an academic, holding courses and seminars at major Italian universities, such as Luiss in Roma and Bocconi in Milano. He published several papers on corporate law and securities market. During his professional career, he held the office of Deputy General Director of Assonime, where he was in charge of the corporate law and securities market sector, Secretary of the Board of Directors and General Counsel of Telecom Italia S.p.A. and General Counsel and General & Institutional Affairs Director of Pirelli & C. S.p.A. He is Chairman of the Company Law Working Group of Business Europe – the Confederation of European Business, former UNICE (Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederation of Europe), member of the Board of Directors of Istituto Europeo di Oncologia (IEO) and Armònia Sgr.

Cristina De Benetti

Ms. Cristina De Benetti is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Cristina graduated in Economics from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and in Law from the University of Trieste; she later obtained the PhD in Administrative Law. She began her professional career at the law firm of Prof. Feliciano Benvenuti, in Venice, where she worked for about fifteen years. She is a lawyer in the Supreme Court, registered with the Register of Arbitrators of the Arbitration Board of the Autorità Nazionale Anticorruzione (National Anti-Bribery Authority, ANAC), and partner at Leading Law. She is associate professor of Public Law Institutions - Administrative Law at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, where she is a member of academic bodies and Scientific Director of the Master in Environmental Law and Territorial Governance. She is the author of several publications, a member of the scientific committees of legal journals and a speaker at conferences on administrative law. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Milano Assicurazioni S.p.A., of the Supervisory Body, of the Related Party Transaction Committee, of the Control, Risk and Corporate Governance Committee, and of the Remuneration Committee. She is currently a Board Member of AerTre S.p.A. - Aeroporto di Treviso S.p.A., Ca’ Foscari University Foundation, Autostrade Meridionali S.p.A. (where she is also a member of the Committee of independent directors for the transactions with related parties and of the control, risk and corporate governance Committee), Unipol Banca S.p.A. (where she is also a member of the Committee of independent directors for the transactions with related parties and of the internal control Committee), MOM S.p.A. - Mobilità di Marca S.p.A. and UnipolSai S.p.A.

Catherine Gerardin-Vautrin

Ms. Catherine Gerardin-Vautrin is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She obtained a master in Law and graduated at HEC Business School, is a well-known manager in the world of fashion. Since February 2015 she has been Managing Director of PAULE KA, a Paris-based women’s ready-to-wear fashion house, bringing a rejuvenation of the brand - image and product -, as well as strengthening and developing the international business base. She was Managing Director of CERRUTI, where from 2011 to 2014 she carried out a significant repositioning of the brand, especially strengthening its image and collections. Before 2011, she was Managing Director of Emilio Pucci, a historic brand that had become a niche brand, and she led its relaunching and international expansion. Catherine Vautrin started her career at LOUIS VUITTON MALLETTIER, where she later was international manager of the image of the stores, and then director of the men’s and women’s ready-to-wear lines. Since 2009, she has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Yoox (now YNAP), one of the leading fashion e-commerce operators. Since June 2016 she is a member of the Board of Directors of Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A.

Maria Pierdicchi

Ms. Maria Pierdicchi is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She graduated in Political Economics from Bocconi University in 1982 and obtained an MBA with Honours in Finance from New York University, Stern School of Business Administration in 1988. She worked at Bocconi University and the World Bank as an assistant researcher in the banking sector, and then her career oriented towards the field of financial services. After being appointed Senior Financial Analyst in the corporate finance sector in Citibank, she became the Central Manager of Premafin, a listed and diversified holding company, where she was responsible for the strategic and financial control of three listed subsidiaries and for the holding company’s relations with investors. In 1999, she entered the Italian Stock Exchange, where she designed, launched and managed Nuovo Mercato, the stock market for high-growth companies, listing 45 companies and managing all promotional activities towards investors, issuers and intermediaries. In 2003, she was appointed CEO of Standard & Poor’s Italy and, later, Head of Southern Europe for the management and development of activities and franchising, as well as the institutional scope of the rating agency, significantly expanding its leadership in the financial analytics sector. Since 2015 she has served as Independent Director of Luxottica Group. In 2016, she was appointed sole independent director of the banks under resolution (Nuove Banche Marche, Etruria e Lazio, Cassa di Risparmio di Chieti) by the Resolution Unit of Banca d’Italia. Following the successful resolution and transfer of three banks to the UBI Group in 2017, she remained an Independent Director until 2018. Since May 2018 she has been an independent director and a member of the Internal Control and Risk Committee of UniCredit S.p.A.

Elisabetta Ripa

Ms. Elisabetta Ripa is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She graduated in Economics from La Sapienza University of Rome and completed her managerial education at INSEAD in Fontainebleau. In 1988, she began her career at PromoMedia Italia and in 1990 she developed her professional career in the Telecom Italia Group, where she held managerial positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of Business Development, International Development and Finance. In 2011, she took over responsibility for the Mobile Services Division (TIM) and in 2013 was appointed CEO of the Sparkle Group. In the period 2015 - 2016 she worked in Argentina as CEO of Telecom S.A., a leading operator in telecommunications and digital services in South America. She was chairperson of Personal S.A., LanMed Nautilus Ltd., TIS North America Inc. and a member of the board of directors of Avea Turchia and StetHellas. Since 1 January 2018, she is CEO of Open Fiber S.p.A.

Lorenza Rivabene