EUROPE. Autogrill has appointed Andrea Cipolloni as CEO of its Europe business unit.

Cipolloni, who previously worked for Autogrill for more than 10 years, will be tasked with developing the group in European markets.

He will begin the role on 12 November, replacing Silvano Delnegro, who leaves Autogrill to pursue new professional challenges.

Andrea Cipolloni will become CEO of Autogrill’s Europe business unit on 12 November.

The experienced Cipolloni most recently served as CEO at Italian footwear and leathergoods company Pittarosso, from 2011 to 2018. He helped grow the company both nationally and internationally to become a market leader in Italy, France, Croatia and Slovenia.

Autogrill said of the appointment: “The company will benefit from having a manager that has such a long experience in highly competitive retail markets and who will definitely add value to the group’s business.”

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