The Chairman is responsible for directing and overseeing the functioning of the Board of Directors and has the powers provided by law and under the by-laws.
The Shareholders’ Meeting held on 28 April 2017 appointed Roberto Scaramella as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
With resolution adopted on 4 May 2017, the Board of Directors delegated to the Chairman the supervision of internal audit activities and, together with the Chief Executive Officer, the responsibility of managing national and international institutional relations.
Roberto Scaramella graduated with honours in Chemical Engineering from the University of Naples, Federico II and started his career in Procter & Gamble, where from 1991 to 2001 he held various positions of responsibility in the fields of Research & Development and in the Engineering Department.
Starting from 2001 and until 2010 he was Partner and Vice President at Bain & Company Italy, with responsibilities as leader of the Air Transportation Practice in Europe, Middle East & Africa. In 2010 he joined AKFED (the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development) in the capacity of Director of Business Aviation based in Paris; as such, he served as Board member for Meridiana Holding, Geasar, Meridianafly, Air Italy, Air Uganda, Air Mali, Air Burkina and Air Cote d’Ivoire. In particular, from 2013 to 2014 he was CEO of Meridiana Airlines.
In 2014 Roberto Scaramella started up EsseK, a board advisory and private equity company at which he currently holds the position of CEO.
Mr. Scaramella is also currently the CEO of ALA – Advanced Logistics for Aerospace, and a member of the Board of Directors of the following ALA subsidiaries: Aerolyusa Inc., Westbury Inc., Aerel spa, Stag Ltd, Spectech Ltd, Spectech SAS.