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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gilberto Benetton

77 2011 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Gianmario Tondato da Ruos

58 2003 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Alberto De Vecchi

2011 Chief Financial Officer, Financial Reporting Manager

Paola Bottero

Secretary

Massimo Fasanella d'Amore di Ruffano

63 2017 Non-Executive Lead Independent Director

Alessandro Benetton

54 1995 Non-Executive Director

Franca Benetton

50 Non-Executive Director

Marco Patuano

54 2017 Non-Executive Director

Paolo Roverato

55 2008 Non-Executive Director

Ernesto Albanese

54 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Francesco Chiappetta

58 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Cristina De Benetti

52 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Catherine Gerardin-Vautrin

58 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Maria Pierdicchi

60 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Elisabetta Ripa

53 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lorenza Rivabene

2017 Group Investor Relations Manager

Biographies

Name Description

Gilberto Benetton

Dr. Gilberto Benetton serves as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board at Autogrill S.p.A. since April 21, 2011. Gilberto Benetton is the person who staged the diversification of the Benetton family’s activities in the retail, infrastructure and real estate sectors during the last 20 years, after setting up the Benetton Group in 1965 as a leader in the fashion industry together with his sister Giuliana and brothers Luciano and Carlo. He is Deputy Chairman of Edizione S.r.l., the family holding company, Chairman of Autogrill’s Board of Directors (since 1997) and Edizione Property S.p.A., a Board Member of Atlantia S.p.A. As a keen sportsman, Gilberto Benetton has promoted the many sporting initiatives of the companies belonging to the Edizione Group, especially in the youth sector, social activities and professional rugby. Through the Benetton Foundation he created La Ghirada, a prominent sports centre in Treviso. Since 1988, he has been the Chairman of Verde Sport S.p.A., the company that manages the sports centre La Ghirada and organizes many activities for the youth and the community. In addition to all this, he also chairs Asolo Golf Club S.r.l., one of the most prestigious golf clubs in Europe.

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.

Alberto De Vecchi

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 managing director of Evoluzione S.p.A. and member of the Board of Directors of Edizione S.r.l. and Benetton Group S.r.l.

Marco Patuano

Mr. Marco Emilio Patuano serves as Non-Executive Director at AUTOGRILL S.P.A. since January 26, 2017. He graduated in Business Economics and Finance at Bocconi University in Milan, and completed his training attending various post-graduate courses in Europe and the USA. Between 1990 and 2016, he worked in Telecom Italia Group, where he reached the position of CEO in 2011. During his office in Telecom Italia, he spent several years abroad (2002-2008), holding, inter alia, the positions of CFO Brazil, General Manager Latin America and CEO Telecom Argentina. In the same period, he was a member of the Boards of several companies listed in local markets and in the USA. Until 2016, he was also an advisor to the Telecom Italia Foundation, the Bocconi Foundation, the European Institute of Oncology and collaborated with various universities in Italy and the USA. Since 2017, he holds the office of CEO of Edizione S.r.l., an equity investment holding company belonging to the Benetton family, and the position of Director of Atlantia S.p.A., Benetton Group S.r.l. and Autogrill S.p.A. In April 2017, he was appointed Director of the company AC Milan S.p.A.

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 25 years of experience, most of which as a top manager in public and private companies in different sectors, especially transport, tourism 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., as well as the Chief Executive Officer of CampusX S.r.l., a company that manages university residences in Rome, Bari and Chieti. He is chairman of L’Altra Napoli Onlus, a member of the Board of Directors of Autogrill, Prelios Deutschland and the vocational training consortium ELIS. 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 highgrowth companies, listing 45 companies and managing all promotional activities towards investors, issuers and intermediaries. In 2003, she was appointed Managing Director 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. During her professional career she served as a Director and VicePresident of the American Chamber of Commerce, the Collegio San Carlo and several boards of directors. She was a founding member of the Valore D association and is actively involved in various projects aimed at supporting gender diversity in companies.

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 Managing Director 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 Managing Director of Open Fiber S.p.A.

Lorenza Rivabene