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Prada SpA (1913.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Carlo Mazzi

68 2014 Chairman & Executive Director

Patrizio Bertelli

68 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Miuccia Prada Bianchi

66 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Alessandra Cozzani

52 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Anthony Romano

48 2017 Chief Executive Officer Church Group

Davide Sesia

49 2004 President of Prada Japan

Stefano Rastrelli

55 2013 Human Resources Director

Enzo Greco

52 2014 Information Technology Director

Li Sa Chan

46 2017 General Manager South East Asia

Moonyoung Choi

54 2016 General Manager Australia

Sophie Clark

45 2016 General Manager Prada Australia

Shun Yan Janice Lam

45 2013 General Manager China

Maria Cristina Lomanto

43 2015 General Manager Miu Miu

Marie Louis

38 2015 General Manager Hong Kong

Yu Hua Tao

51 2017 General Manager Taiwan

Chiara Tosato

40 2017 General Manager

Stefano Cantino

51 2016 Strategic Marketing Director

Nicola Antonacci

54 2017 Director of Southern Europe

Bruno Bozzi

55 2010 Industrial Director of Women’s Ready to Wear

Daniele Buso

50 2009 Industrial Director of Men’s Ready to Wear

Pablo Carola

50 2017 Director of Middle East and South Africa

Luca Carraro

51 2010 Industrial Director of Leatherwear/Furs Ready to Wear

Letizia Coviello

50 2016 Tax Director

Andrea D'Ippolito

50 2004 Industrial Director of Purchasing Fabrics Ready to Wear

Paolo De Paoli

41 2016 Internal Auditing Director

Pierre Fayard

55 2017 Director of North America

Domnica Alexandra Lupas

45 2012 Director of Central Europe

Alessandra Marsicola

55 2017 Retail Development Director of Japan and Asia

Marcelo Noschese

53 2017 Director of Latin America

Stefano Sutter

44 2010 Director of North Europe

Armando Tolomelli

52 2012 Director of Asia Pacific

Fabio Zambernardi

55 2002 Design Director for the Miu Miu and Prada Brands

Vera Zenkovskaya

41 2013 Director of the Russian Area

Patrizia Albano

64 2008 Joint Company Secretary, Head of Corporate Affairs

Ying-Kwai Yuen

51 2011 Joint Company Secretary

Stefano Simontacchi

47 2016 Non-Executive Director

Maurizio Cereda

54 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Giancarlo Forestieri

68 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sing Cheong Liu

62 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Gian Mattei

69 2009 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Carlo Mazzi

Mr. Carlo Mazzi has served as Chairman & Executive Director of Prada SpA. since February 14, 2014. He was appointed to the Board first in 2004 and was re-elected as Executive Director on May 22, 2012. Mr. Mazzi holds directorships in subsidiaries of the Company. He holds directorships in Prada Holding S.p.A., Bellatrix S.p.A. and Ludo S.r.l., which are substantial shareholders of the Company. Mr. Mazzi obtained a degree “cum laude” (with praise) in Mechanical Engineering from the Universita degli Studi di Bologna in 1971 and obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi of Milan in 1976. Mr. Mazzi worked as a Manager of the Large Corporate department of IMI and San Paolo IMI Bank from 1994 to 2000. He was a board member of IBI International Business Advisors Investment N.V. - Amsterdam; Vice Chairman and Executive Committee Member of IBI Bank AG - Zurich; Board Member of IBI Corporate Finance B.V. - Amsterdam; Managing Director of IBI S.p.A. - Milan (financial intermediation ex art. 106 TUB) from 2000 to 2004. He is currently a board member of Chora S.r.l. - Milan (a service company). He was previously a board member of ABN AMRO S.p.A. - Milan (focused on merchant banking), SAGO S.p.A. - Florence (an IT research company responsible for the management of health facilities), IMILEASE S.p.A. - Rome (a leasing company), Banca di Intermediazione Mobiliare IMI S.p.A. - Milan (now Banca IMI S.p.A.) (focused on investment banking), Tecnofarmaci S.p.A. - Pomezia (a research company in the pharmaceuticals industry), SIM S.p.A. - Rome (focused on project management) and Paros International Insurance Brokers S.r.l. - Milan (in the insurance brokerage sector). He is currently a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee. Mr. Mazzi is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Patrizio Bertelli

Mr. Patrizio Bertelli serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Prada SpA. He was first appointed to the Board on November 20, 2003 and was re-elected as Executive Director on May 22, 2012. Mr. Bertelli holds directorships in subsidiaries of the Company. He holds directorship in PA BE 1 S.r.l., which is a substantial shareholder of the Company. Mr. Bertelli is a co-founder of the Group along with Ms. Prada. He holds directorship in PA BE 1 S.r.l., which is a substantial shareholder of the Company. Mr. Bertelli received an honorary degree in Business Economics from the University of Florence in October, 2000.

Miuccia Prada Bianchi

Ms. Miuccia Prada Bianchi has been Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Prada SpA, since February 14, 2014. She was appointed as the Chairperson of the Board on November 20, 2003 until February 14, 2014 and she was re-elected as Executive Director on May 22, 2012. Ms. Prada holds a directorships in Prada Holding S.p.A., Bellatrix S.p.A. and Ludo S.r.l., which are substantial shareholders of the Company. Ms. Prada received an Honorary Doctorate from the Royal College of Art (London) in 2000. Ms. Prada is a co-founder of the Group along with Mr. Bertelli.

Alessandra Cozzani

Ms. Alessandra Cozzani has served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Prada S.p.A. since February 19th, 2016. She has been Investor Relations Director since July 2010, responsible for managing financial communication and for relationships with investment community. Ms. Cozzani holds directorships in subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Cozzani joined our Group in 2000 and has covered different managerial roles within the Finance department. In 2003, she was appointed as Group Financial Reports Director. Ms. Cozzani obtained a degree “cum laude” (with praise) in Business Administration from the Universita degli Studi di Genova in 1988. She started her career as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand (1989 to 1995). Prior to joining the Group, she worked in Castelletti International Transports, the Italian subsidiary of an international logistic company (now Schenker Group) for five years, most of the time as Finance and Control Director. Ms. Cozzani is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Anthony Romano

Mr. Anthony Romano has been Chief Executive Officer Church Group since 2017. He was Regional Director for the South East Mediterranean Area at Prada SpA from 2013 to 2017. Mr. Romano is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in the South East Mediterranean area, where he covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. After the bachelor degree in Business in New Zealand, he was employed at Deloitte & Touche and then at Timberland Europe before working for almost ten years for Calvin Klein Europe (1995 – 2004) where he became C.E.O. and Managing Director. From 2004 to 2007, he was the General Manager and Company Director of Luna Rossa Challenge for the 2007 America’s Cup. He was partner of ADR – fashion and sport strategic consultancy company, from 2008 to 2013. Mr. Romano is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Davide Sesia

Mr. Davide Sesia has served as President of Prada Japan at Prada SpA since February 2004. He is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in Japan, Guam, Saipan and Hawaii area, where he covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Mr. Sesia obtained a degree in Business Administration from the universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan in 1991. He joined the Group in 2000 as Representative Director and Chief Financial Officer of Prada Japan. Prior to that, he was Chief Financial Officer and Director of Benetton Japan and Managing Director of Benetton Korea Ltd (1997 - 2000). He started his career in Japan working for several companies from 1992. Mr. Sesia is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Stefano Rastrelli

Mr. Stefano Rastrelli has been Human Resources Director at Prada SpA since 2013. Mr. Rastrelli obtained a degree in Law, from the Universita degli Studi di Napoli. He first joined the Prada Group in 2007 to manage the human resources of the Industrial Departments and subsequently extended also to the Commercial Departments. Prior to joining the Group he worked for almost twenty years for the Fiat Group, covering different managerial roles within the Fiat Group for different branches in Italy and abroad (Argentina, Brazil). From 2005 to 2007 Mr. Rastrelli was in Spain as Human Resources Director for GKN Driveline. Mr. Rastrelli is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Enzo Greco

Mr. Enzo Greco has served as Information Technology Director since December 2014. He is primarily responsible for the management of the Group’s information technology system. Mr. Greco obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration cum laude (with praise) from SDA Bocconi University in Milan (Italy) in 1996. He started his career as IT Director for Federazione Toscana BCC in Florence (1997-2001). Later he was responsible for Outsourcing Application Management Contract in Infogroup Spa, Bank Group in Firenze (2002-2005). He worked for eight years for Esselunga Spa in Milano as IT Director managing the whole group’s Information System. Mr. Greco is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Li Sa Chan

Ms. Li Sa Chan has been General Manager South East Asia at PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Ms. Chan obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration at the University of Stirling (UK). She joined Prada first in 2008 as Retail Merchandising Manager after spending a few years as Brand Manager in a number of brands in Singapore. In 2013, she was appointed as Retail Director for Miu Miu responsible for the retail merchandising, retail operations and visual merchandising of the brand in the South East Asia. From 2016 to 2017, she worked for Valentino as General Manager in Singapore.

Moonyoung Choi

Ms. Moonyoung Choi has served as General Manager Australia at PRADA S.P.A. since 2016. She served as General Manager of Prada Korea at Prada SpA from 2007 to 2016. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in Korea. She started her career at Louis Vuitton, as the first Louis Vuitton Store Manager in Korea (1991 – 1999). From 1999 to 2002 Ms. Choi worked at Celine Korea, LVMH Group, as Retail Manager, subsequently becoming Country Manager for Korea. Ms. Choi is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Sophie Clark

Ms. Sophie Clark has served as General Manager Prada Australia of PRADA S.P.A. since 2016. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in Australia and New Zealand. Ms. Clark graduated from Sydney's exclusive Kincoppal-Rose Bay School. Ms. Clark had a career at Department store David Jones in Sydney (1999 – 2016) where she most recently held the position of General Manager Womenswear. Prior to this Ms. Clark was the General Manager for Accessories, Shoes and Luxury brands as well as holding several buying manage positions across the divisions. Ms. Clark was elected as a judge for the prestigious International Woolmark Fashion Awards in Milan 2014, Beijing 2015 and New York 2016. Ms. Clark is not and has not been a director of any listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Shun Yan Janice Lam

Ms. Shun Yan Janice Lam has served as General Manager China at Prada SpA since 2013. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in China, where she covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Ms. Lam obtained a Bachelor degree in BA, Sociology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She started her career at Jusco Store HK Ltd. (1993–1995); then she was worked at Chickeeduck Distribution HK Ltd. in China (1999–2003). Before joining the Group she was Managing Director at Alfred Dunhill China (2006 -2012). Ms. Lam is not and has not been a director of any listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Maria Cristina Lomanto

Ms. Maria Cristina Lomanto has served as General Manager Miu Miu of Prada SpA since 2015. She was Retail Director for Miu Miu Brand at Prada SpA from 2013. She is primarily responsible for overseeing worldwide the retail strategy and operations of the Miu Miu brand. Ms. Lomanto obtained a degree in Law from the Universita degli Studi di Milano in 1998. She joined the Group in 1994 and before being appointed to her current position she covered different managerial roles in wholesale, retail and collection merchandising areas. Prior to joining Prada, she worked in Yves Saint Laurent as Commercial Director for Italy and Switzerland. Ms. Lomanto is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Marie Louis

Ms. Marie Celine Florence Louis has been General Manager Hong Kong of PRADA S.P.A. since 2015. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in Hong Kong. After obtaining her Master’s Degree at the EDHEC Business School in France, she joined the Christian Dior Couture as management trainee and then became the Retail Manager in Australia and also in China (2002 – 2009). In 2009, Ms. Louis moved to Chanel Fashion China as Retail Manager and in 2011 she joined Prada China as Retail Operations Manager where she stayed untill 2014. From 2014 to 2016 she worked for Saint Laurent China as General Manager.

Yu Hua Tao

Ms. Yu Hua Irene Tao has been General Manager Taiwan of PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in Taiwan. Ms. Tao obtained the degree in Japanese Language at the Soochow University (Taiwan). Prior to joining the Group, she worked for almost 11 years at Louis Vuitton in Taiwan. Then she held the Retail Operations positions in Fendi and Cartier from 2007 to 2013 and became the General Manager at Chloe Taiwan from 2014 to 2017.

Chiara Tosato

Ms. Chiara Tosato has been General Manager of PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. She is primarily responsible for overseeing worldwide operations and strategy of the Prada brand; Ms. Tosato is also in charge for overseeing the digital and e-commerce strategy of the Group. Ms. Tosato obtained a degree in Engineering at the University of Pavia (Italy) and a master’s degree in Business Administration from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Prior to joining Prada, she worked as Senior Associate in Booz Allen Hamilton (Strategy Innovation and Technology Division) and as Infinity Commercial Director in Mediaset.

Stefano Cantino

Mr. Stefano Cantino has served as Strategic Marketing Director of Prada SpA since February 2016. He was Marketing, Communication and Commercial Development Director of Prada SpA from June 2009 to February 2016. He is primarily responsible for the Group’s communication strategy and global marketing functions. Mr. Cantino obtained a degree in Political Science from Universita degli Studi di Torino in 1993. Mr. Cantino joined the Group in 1996 and held several managerial roles in the commercial and marketing areas with Prada, Church’s and Car Shoe, including Alaia Operations Director, Car Shoe Commercial Director and Church’s Brand and Retail Director. He was Prada’s Marketing Director from 2005 to 2009 until he was appointed to his current position. Mr. Cantino is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Nicola Antonacci

Mr. Nicola Antonacci has served as Director of Southern Europe of PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. Previously, he was Regional Director North America of Prada SpA from 2015. He was Senior Vice President - Prada Retail/Wholesale of Prada USA Corp. at Prada SpA from 2012 to 2015. Mr. Antonacci is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in the USA and Canada. Mr. Antonacci joined the Group in 1996 and covered, until 2010, different managerial roles within the commercial and the collections development areas. From 2010 to 2011 he worked in Paris, as Men’s RTW Director for Givenchy. Prior to joining the Group, he worked for Giorgio Armani S.p.A. and Hermes as store manager and visual merchandiser. Mr. Antonacci is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Bruno Bozzi

Mr. Bruno Bozzi has been Industrial Director of Women’s Ready to Wear at Prada SpA since 2010. Mr. Bozzi is primarily responsible for the manufacturing of the woman’s ready to wear collection of the Prada brand. He joined the Group in 1996 and undertook managerial roles in the planning and production of ready to wear for both Prada and Miu Miu brands. In 2009 he was appointed as Knitwear Division Director, a role which he is still covering. Prior to joining the Group he covered different roles in the production departments of a number of manufacturing companies. Mr. Bozzi is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Daniele Buso

Mr. Daniele Buso has been Industrial Director of Men’s Ready to Wear at Prada SpA since 2009. Mr. Buso is primarily responsible for the manufacturing of the men’s ready to wear collection of the Prada brand. He obtained a high school diploma at Giulio Natta Technical High School in Padova in 1986. Mr. Buso joined the Group in 2004 as Operations Director for Jil Sander brand and in 2008 was appointed as Linea Rossa Ready to Wear Operations Director. He started his career in a Venetian fashion company before joining Gilmar in 1988. In 2001 he joined the Ferre Group as Industrial Director. Mr. Buso is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Pablo Carola

Mr. Pablo Carola has served as Director of Middle East and South Africa at Prada SpA since 2017. Mr. Carola is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s commercial operations in the Iberian Peninsula and in North Africa areas, where he covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Mr. Carola obtained a University degree in Business Administration at Universidad Politecnica de Cataluna. He joined the Group in 2011 to manage human resources of both Miu Miu and Prada stores worldwide. Prior to joining the Group he worked for almost twelve years as human resources director at Louis Vuitton. Mr. Carola is not and has not been a director of any listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Luca Carraro

Mr. Luca Carraro has served as as Industrial Director of Leatherwear/Furs Ready to Wear of the company since 2010. He obtained a textile expert high school diploma in Padova (Italy) at Giulio Natta Technical High School in 1986. He joined the Group in 1999 and undertook several managerial roles in the planning and production of leatherwear for the Prada brand. Prior to joining Prada he worked for various ready to wear manufacturing companies in Italy as production and sample collection manager. Mr. Carraro is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Letizia Coviello

Ms. Letizia Coviello has served as Tax Director of PRADA S.P.A. since March 2016. She joined Prada in 1998 in the Tax Department. She is primarily responsible for overseeing all Group strategic tax matters. Ms. Coviello obtained a Degree in Economics from Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza in 1991 followed by a Tax Specialization Master at Ipsoa in Milan. Before joining the Group she worked for a Legal Firm, Studio Simonelli e Associati in Milan and afterwards as Tax Senior Assistant in the Fiscal Department at Eni Spa, in Milan. Ms. Coviello is not and has not been a director of any listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Andrea D'Ippolito

Mr. Andrea D'Ippolito has served as Tax Director of Prada SpA since 2004. He joined the Group in 1989, and since 1996 he has been responsible for purchases for the Sample Collection within the Ready to Wear Division and then he was promoted as Ready to Wear Purchasing Director for all Group brands. Since 2010 he has also overseen the research fabrics, the raw material warehouses (as well as the Finished Product Quality Control and Repairs Departments). Mr. D’Ippolito is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Paolo De Paoli

Mr. Paolo De Paoli has served as Internal Auditing Director of PRADA S.P.A. since July 2016. He is primarily responsible for the appropriateness of the control systems and the risk management and the application of procedures, to ensure protection against risks at Group level. Mr. De Paoli obtained a degree in Economics at Universita Bocconi. After spending 5 years in KPMG Spa as Supervising Senior, he joined Prada in 2008, first as Internal Audit Manager, than as Administration and Finance Manager for Emea and New Markets. Mr. De Paoli is not and has not been a director of any listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Pierre Fayard

Mr. Pierre Fayard has served as Director of North America of PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. He was Regional Director for Middle East & South Africa at Prada SpA from 2011 to 2017. He is responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in the Middle East area and in South Africa, where he covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Mr. Fayard obtained a degree in Business Administration from Paris Business School in 1984. Prior to joining theGroup he worked for almost twelve years for the LVMH Group, covering different managerial roles at Sephora International, Sephora Middle East, Sephora UK and Sephora Europe. Mr. Fayard is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Domnica Alexandra Lupas

Ms. Domnica Alexandra Lupas has served as Director of Central Europe at Prada SpA since March 2012. She is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Czech Republic area, where she covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Ms. Lupas joined the Group in 1997 and has covered different managerial roles within the Group. In 2005, she was appointed as Administration, Finance and Control European Retail Subsidiaries Director. Ms. Lupas obtained a degree in International Business Administration from the European Business School London (EBSL) in 1996. Ms. Lupas is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Alessandra Marsicola

Ms. Alessandra Marsicola has served as Retail Development Director of Japan and Asia of PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. She was Chief Executive Officer of Prada Fashion Commerce (Shanghai) of the Company from September 2014. She is primarily responsible for the development of the retail business of both Prada and Miu Miu brands in Japan and Asia. Ms. Marsicola joined the Group in 1991 and before being appointed to her current position she covered different managerial roles in the commercial department, including Prada Worldwide Store Operation Director and Prada Retail Director for Prada Japan. In 2014 she was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Prada Fashion Commerce (Shanghai),responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in China. From 2006 to 2009, she worked first as Sales Director for La Rinascente then as Asia Pacific Retail Director for Fendi. Ms. Marsicola is not and has not been a director of any listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Marcelo Noschese

Mr. Marcelo Noschese has been Biography of PRADA S.P.A. since 2017. He was Regional Director for South America at Prada SpA from December 2011 to 2017. He is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s soperations in Brazil. Mr. Noschese obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, in 1992 and graduated in Business Administration in Getulio Vargas Foundation Sao Paulo, Brazil. He started his career at L’Oreal, as International Development Manager for the Fine Fragrances Division, and then was appointed as General Manager for the Travel Retail Division in North and South America (1992 – 1998). Prior to joining the Group, he worked for LVMH – Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton as Country Manager for Brazil (2001 – 2004) and for Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A., as Regional Development Director for South America (2007 – 2011). Mr. Noschese is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Stefano Sutter

Mr. Stefano Sutter has served as Director of North Europe of Prada SpA since December 2010. Mr. Sutter is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in United Kingdom, Ireland and Sweden, where he covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Mr. Sutter obtained a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School, New York, in 2005 and graduated “cum laude” (with praise) in Business Administration at Universita degli Studi di Genova in 1998. Prior to joining the Group, he worked for INDITEX Group covering different managerial roles including as General Manager of Zara Canada (2006 to 2007), Managing Director of Inditex UK and Ireland (2007 to 2009) and, then, Managing Director of Inditex Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia. Prior to that, he spent five years working for Bain & Company Inc. Mr. Sutter is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Armando Tolomelli

Mr. Armando Tolomelli has served as Director of Asia Pacific of Prada SpA since March 2012. Mr. Tolomelli is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group’s operations in the Asia Pacific region, where he covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Prior to this appointment Mr. Tolomelli has been the Group Controlling Director since joining the Group in July 2005. Prior to joining the Group, he spent fourteen years working for the Barilla Group, covering various roles including Financing Office Manager, Divisional Business Controller, Business Controller for South Eastern Europe, Group Controller of Wasa in Stockholm, Sweden (1999 to 2001), Finance Manager International Business Development of the Bakery Division (2001) and Corporate Controlling Director of Kamps in Dusseldorf, Germany (2002 to 2005). Mr. Tolomelli is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Fabio Zambernardi

Mr. Fabio Zambernardi has served as Design Director for the Miu Miu and Prada Brands of Prada SpA since November 2002. He is responsible for the collection concept development, overseeing all the strategic activities related to the coherence between image and product development of the collection, as well as supporting the strategic brands image communication. He has been collaborating with the Group since 1981. He was promoted Shoe Design Director in 1997 and Design Fashion Coordinator in 1999. Mr. Zambernardi is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Vera Zenkovskaya

Ms. Vera Zenkovskaya has been Director of the Russian Area at Prada SpA since 2013. Ms. Zenkovskaya is primarily responsible for overseeing the Group operations in Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine, where she covers several managerial roles at the Company’s subsidiaries. Ms. Zenkovskaya obtained a Foreign Languages Degree at Language University of Kazakhstan. Prior to joining the Group in 2011 as Russia Country Manager, she worked within the beauty sector (L’Oreal, Temtrade) in marketing and retail areas. From 2006 to 2011, she covered several managerial roles in Russia and Ukraine for Louis Vuitton. Ms Zenkovskaya is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Patrizia Albano

Ms. Patrizia Albano has served as Joint Company Secretary and Head of Corporate Affairs of Prada SpA. since September 2008. Ms. Patrizia Albano has been the Head of Group Corporate Affairs since September 2008 and is responsible for monitoring general legal compliance. Ms. Albano obtained a degree in Law from the University La Sapienza of Rome in 1979 and was admitted to the Bar Association (Ordine degli Avvocati di Roma) in 2006. She started her career as an in-house legal advisor at the Istituto Mobiliare Italiano S.p.A. from 1981 to 1999 and then worked as Head of the Large Corporate Division central legal office of San Paolo IMI S.p.A. until 2000. She has also worked as General Counsel of IBI (now Alerion Clean Power S.p.A.), and as Company Secretary of Risanamento Napoli S.p.A. and Fincasa S.p.A., both of which are listed companies on the Italian Stock Exchange. In 2002, Ms. Albano became the General Counsel and Company Secretary of a private company active in services provision, property and facility management and renewable energy. She then worked at an Italian law firm, Studio Legale Carbonetti, from 2003 to 2007, and also founded her own private practice law firm, Albano Baldassari, in 2007 before joining the Company in 2008. Ms. Albano has been Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Artemide Italia S.r.l., a member of the Board of Statutory Auditors in Artemide Group S.p.A. and Artemide S.p.A. since May 2014, and has been Chairman of Gruppo Moda, Design e Arredo of Assolombarda (Association of Industrial provinces of Milan, Lodi, Monza and Brianza) since February 2015. Ms. Albano is the wife of Mr. Carlo Mazzi, the Chairperson of the Board of the Company. Ms. Albano is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Ying-Kwai Yuen

Ms. Ying-Kwai Yuen has served as Joint Company Secretary of Prada SpA since May 2011. She is responsible for corporate secretarial duties. Ms. Yuen joined the Group and was appointed joint company secretary in May 2011. Ms. Yuen has over 20 years of working experience in the corporate secretariat and compliance areas of sizeable organizations and professional firms. Prior to joining the Group, she worked with Li & Fung group for 15 years. She first joined in 1995 as company secretary of Li & Fung (1937) Limited until 1999 when she was transferred to Li & Fung Distribution (Management) Limited and appointed as group company secretary in 2000. Ms. Yuen was the company secretary of Integrated Distribution Services Group Limited (member of Li & Fung Group) between 2004 and 2011. Ms. Yuen received an Honors Diploma in Company Secretaryship and Administration from Lingnan College (now known as Lingnan University) in 1988. Ms. Yuen holds a Masters degree in Business Administration (Executive) from City University of Hong Kong, awarded in 2003. Ms. Yuen has been a fellow of both the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK since 2001. Ms. Yuen is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Stefano Simontacchi

Dr. Stefano Simontacchi has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from April 8, 2016. Mr. Simontacchi was appointed Managing Partner of BonelliErede Law Firm, a law firm in Italy, in 2013 and has been on the firm’s board since 2010. His practice focuses on international taxation, transfer pricing, tax planning, private equity, and tax aspects related to real-estate transactions, real-estate and equity funds, M&A and reorganizations. In addition, Mr. Simontacchi is a member of the EU Joint Transfer Pricing Forum (which assists and advises the European Commission on transfer pricing tax matters) and has authored widely on tax law, including for Il Sole 24 Ore (a Italian daily business newspaper). Dr. Simontacchi obtained a degree with praise (cum laude) in business administration from Universita Commerciale L. Bocconi Milano in 1995. In 2000, he obtained an Adv. LL.M. with praise (cum laude) in International Taxation from Leiden University. In January 2007, Dr. Simontacchi obtained his Ph.D. in International Taxation from Leiden University. In April 2015, Mr. Simontacchi was appointed as board member of RCS MediaGroup S.p.A., an Italian listed company, leader in the newspaper sector. In addition, he has been serving as board member of Cabara Insurance Broker S.r.l. since 2010 and has been appointed as President of the Fondazione Ospedale Buzzi since July 2015.

Maurizio Cereda

Mr. Maurizio Cereda has been re-designated as Non-Executive Independent Director of Prada S.p.A. Since 2015, Mr. Cereda’s practice focuses on providing consultancy services to entrepreneurs, family offices, companies and financial institutions. Since 2015, he has also been a founding partner and board member of FIEE (Fondo Italiano per l’Efficienza Energetica) Sgr S.p.A. Mr. Cereda obtained a degree in business economics from Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi of Milan in 1989. Mr. Cereda has been serving as board member of various companies listed on the Italian Stock Exchange including Technogym S.p.A. (since 2016) and Enervit S.p.A. (since 2007). Mr. Cereda started his career as an analyst in the equity capital markets division in Rasfin S.p.A. and then he worked fifteen years at Mediobanca S.p.A., till his appointment as deputy general manager and head of corporate finance covering large corporate clients, a role that he covered from 2007 to 2015. From 2007 to 2014, he was a board member of Mediobanca S.p.A., and from 2006 to 2014, he was also a board member of Ansaldo STS S.p.A., both of which are companies listed on the Italian Stock Exchange.

Giancarlo Forestieri

Mr. Giancarlo Forestieri has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Prada S.p.A. since May 31, 2007. Mr. Forestieri obtained a degree in Economics and Banking from the Universita degli Studi di Siena in 1970 and obtained a Specialization in Corporate Finance from the Scuola Superiore Enrico Mattei - ENI in 1971. From 1988 to the present, Mr. Forestieri has been a Full Professor of Financial Markets and Institutions at the Bocconi University in Milan. Mr. Forestieri’s professional experience includes serving as a member of the boards of directors of INA and Assitalia (from 1993 to 1994), Mediofactoring (from 1997 to 1999), Cassa di Risparmio di Parma e Piacenza (from 1996 to 1999 and then from 2003 to 2007 as the chairman of the board), Banca Intesa (from 1999 to 2006) and as a member of its executive committee (from 2000 to 2006), Alleanza Assicurazioni (from 2001 to 2007), Centrosim (from 1998 to 2003 where he was the chairman of the board) and Credit Agricole Vita (from 2007 to 2013). Mr. Forestieri is a member of the Italian Scientific Societies in the Fields of Finance and Management. Mr. Forestieri is currently a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Forestieri is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Sing Cheong Liu

Mr. Sing Cheong Liu has served as a Non-Executive Independent Director of Prada S.p.A. since May 9, 2011. He has been the Chairman of My Top Home (China) Holdings Limited (a Guangzhou-based property agency and consultancy) since 2005, the Vice Chairman of Guangzhou Pearl River - Hang Cheong Real Estate Consultants Limited (from 1993 to 2008), Chairman of Evergreen Real Estate Consultants Limited since 2001, Director of HKS Education Fund Limited (“HKSEF”) since 2005 (HKSEF is a charitable institution which holds certain % of shares in Hongkong Sales (International) Limited (“HKSI”), an investment holding, knitwear manufacturing company), and Non-executive Director of HKSI since 2005 and its Vice Chairman since April 1, 2012 all of which are private companies. He has been an independent non-executive director of Swire Properties Limited since 2010 (Swire Properties Limited was listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong on January 18, 2012). Mr. Liu graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic in November1979 with an Advanced Higher Diploma in Surveying and from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in November 1994 with a Master of Business Administration degree. He has been a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1994 and the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors since 1993. Mr. Liu is currently a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Save as disclosed above, Mr. Liu is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.

Gian Mattei

Mr. Gian Franco Oliviero Mattei has served as Non-Executive Independent Director of Prada SpA since May 28, 2009. Mr. Mattei obtained a Degree in Economics from Universita degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza in 1970 and became a Public Chartered Accountant (member of the Registro dei Revisori Contabili) with the Italian Ministry of Justice in 1995. He has worked as Managing Director (Investment Banking) in Credit Suisse, Managing Director (Global Banking & Markets) in The Royal Bank of Scotland, Head of Investment Banking at Sanpaolo IMI and Chairman of Banca IMI and was previously Head of the Finance Department at the Istituto Mobiliare Italiano IMI. Mr. Mattei has also been a Board Member of Borsa Italiana. He is Chairman of Officine CST - Consulting Services & Technology - S.p.A.. Mr. Mattei is currently the Chairman of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Mattei is not and has not been a director of any other listed companies in Hong Kong or overseas in the past three years.