The company has a one-tier board structure with a Board of Directors which includes the following members: Ottonel Popesco, Fabio Cannavale, Julia Bron, Minter Dial, Roberto Italia, Fabio Selmoni and Marco Corradino.

Ottonel Popesco, Non-executive Chairman

Ottonel Popesco holds an MBA from Sorbonne University, an MSc in Economics from Bucharest Academy, an Ingénieur Professionnel de France Diploma from Societé Nationale des Ingénieurs Professionnels de France and a Diploma in Strategic Marketing Management from Harvard Business School. He is Group CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Cavotec SA Switzerland, a Nasdaq OMX listed company, President of the Port Equipment Manufacturer Association (PEMA) Belgium and an Associated Member of the Engineering Committee of the American Association of Ports Authorities, USA.

Fabio Cannavale, Executive Director

Fabio Cannavale holds a Diploma in Engineering from Politecnico di Milano as well as an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. He co-founded Volagratis with Marco Corradino in 2004 and became Chairman of Bravofly Rumbo Group and now CEO of lastminute.com group. He started his career as a Consultant, working between 1989 and 1996 for A. T. Kearney and McKinsey & Company. Between 1996 and 1998, he launched The Floating Village in Venezuela, an innovative concept of a holiday village built on boats. From 1999 to 2001 he was a part of the Management Team of eDreams, an online travel start-up, and from 2001 to 2004 worked for his family-owned businesses and collaborated with a not-for-profit entity. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Cavotec SA, Nomina SA and Consortium Real Estate BV.

Julia Bron, Non-executive Director

Julia Bron has been in financial services for over 16 years during which she advised clients on numerous transactions and restructuring, concluded various audit engagements both locally and internationally. She holds titles of a Senior Manager PWC, Amsterdam (2009) and a Manager at Deloitte in Amsterdam, Ljubljana, Minsk (1998 to 2007). She worked on formation and management of companies, standardisation of corporate governance, compliance and administration as Commercial Director at TMF, Amsterdam (2010 to 2012) and as Senior Integration Manager at Citco Funds, Amsterdam (2007 to 2008). Since 2012 she is a Partner at Lainsburgh, specializing on staffing and structuring operations for international companies in the Netherlands. She holds a Law degree from Belarus State University.

Minter Dial, Non-executive Director

Minter Dial holds a BA in Trilingual Literature from Yale University and an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau. He began his career in Product Marketing for Investment Bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York and then joined The Myriad Group, a travel agency for entertainers in Washington DC. After an international career at L’Oreal, where he was Managing Director and member of the Worldwide L’Oréal PPD Executive Committee from 2006 to 2009, he created the Myndset Company. He is a professional Speaker, Coach and Consultant on Branding and Digital Strategy. Clients include Orange, Kering, Remy-Cointreau, Samsung, Crédit Agricole, BPCE, LVMH, L’Oréal, Total, Publicis and Tencent. He is also Associate and International Director at Netexplo, a worldwide observatory of new technology trends.

Roberto Italia, Non-executive Director

Roberto Italia graduated in Economics from LUISS University Rome, and holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. He has been a member of Bravofly Rumbo Group, now lastminute.com group, since 2013. Between 1990 and 1994, he has worked at Telecom Italia Group, from 1994 to 2002 held the function of Associate to Partner with Warburg Pincus and between 2003 and 2004 acted as Partner for Henderson Private Capital. Between 2005 and 2013, he has been a Partner at Cinven and since 2013 acts as Senior Advisor to Cinven, also chairing Cinven’s Advisory Unit in Italy. Currently, he is Chairman of Space Holding SrL, Chief Executive Officer of Space SpA, and a Board Member of Avio SpA, Redbrick Capital Partners Srl, Red Black Capital SA, Cinven Luxco 1 SA, Cinven Luxco 2 SA and FCP Manco Sarl.and websites. He has over a decade of experience as an entrepreneur in the internet world.

Fabio Selmoni, Non-executive Director

Fabio Selmoni received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and a BA from the University of California at Berkeley in 1990. He was a Management Consultant at Booz Allen & Hamilton in New York and an Investment Banker at UBS Warburg in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. He was the Director of International Business Development for Shopnow.com before becoming Managing Director of European Sales and Operations at Google. In this role, Fabio Selmoni spearheaded Google’s entry into multiple European markets and contributed to Google web search partnerships with a number of notable European portals and websites. He has over a decade of experience as an entrepreneur in the internet world.

Marco Corradino, Executive Director

In 2004, Marco Corradino co-founded with Fabio Cannavale Volagratis, the first search engine for low cost flights in Italy and the foundation for what was to become Bravofly Rumbo Group and subsequently lastminute.com group. Marco Corradino, an entrepreneur and business angel, has held different positions within the Group and is now its Chief Audience Architect as well as Executive Board Member since 12 February 2016.