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Serial No: 47838

List top 5 skills: general manager
Short Bio:

With extensive management experience and consistent success in the achievement of objectives, I’m confident of maintaining this in future roles.
My experience in management extends over 20 years as I have progressed from junior positions to executive positions in my previous role of General Manager Southern Europe for a large flag international carrier, followed by a career in online sales.

Current location: 

Zürich, Switzerland - View on map

Nationality: 

Italian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, Travel and Tourism

Spoken languages: 

English Italian spanish

Locations I am interested in working:

switzerland



QUALIFICATIONS

Scientific Matric c/o Liceo Scientifico Statale “Leonardo da Vinci” Milan.
“Università Statale degli Studi” Milan.
Foreign languages.

MBA – Master in Business Management
SDA University Bocconi Milan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

From November 2015
HEAD OF SALES SWITZERLAND & GERMANY
LYCAMOBILE AG GROUP

December 2012 to October 2015
REGIONAL MANAGER SOUTH EAST EUROPE
GTA – KUONI GROUP LTD – BASED IN  ZURICH AND LONDON

 GTA sells the largest on-line Hotel inventory to B2B and B2C clients all over the world

July 2011 to November 2012
SALES MANAGER EUROPE
KUONI CONNECT – KUONI GROUP LTD., ZURICH

January 2010 up to May 2011

 Consulting for airlines, hotel chains, and Tourism market researchers. Managing Director for a Group of 5 stars Hotels in the city of Milan.

May 2009 to December 2010
MANAGING DIRECTOR
CONSORZIO PER LA TUTELA DEL FRANCIACORTA (WINE PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION)

Handling special marketing projects. General Management, HR

March 2008 to May 2009
CONSULTANT
FEW ITALIAN  T.O.

Attendance and organisation of Trade Fairs (BIT TTG) . Management of charter operations (Egypt-Maldives-Cuba-Santo Domingo)

August 1989 to January 2008
GENERAL MANAGER SOUTHERN EUROPE
SOUTH AFRICA AIRWAYS

 Formerly working in the Sales department as District Sales Manager Northern Italy,

 Sales Manager Italy in 1994,

 Country Manager Italy in 1995

 Manager for Spain and Portugal in 2002 and

 From 2003 representing the Company as Manager for Southern Europe.

Reporting to the General Manager in London and then to Head of Europe based in Frankfurt

I manage the SAA offices in all operational functions, HR, administration, aero politics, sales and marketing activities in Italy and other 5 Countries. Trade Fairs (ITB,BIT WTM FITOUR) Special events ( ie. South African weeks with EL Corte Ingles store departments chain – Spain),Special promotions, web sales, last minute sales ,fire sales, pricing & pricing strategy. Advertising, media plans responsible for the Marketing Plan for the whole region.

Supervise GSA s activities in Spain Portugal Greece and Turkey. 6 Senior Managers reporting on direct line, up to 65 staff reporting.

Maintaining and building a firm relationship with Authority and Civil Aviation.

Maintaining and building a firm relationship with Embassy and Consulate.

Code share agreements with AZ / LH feasibility studies, implementation.

Responsible for pricing, group policy, yield management.

 

DETAILS OF FURTHER EXPERIENCE CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST