Fulvio Fassone

Vice President Business Development

President, Italian Travel Retail Association (ATRI)

Fulvio Fassone has worked in Travel Retail & Duty Free sector since the early 1990s.

Fulvio was Retail Director of Ligabue Group retail concessionaire on board of cruise, ferries and inflight from 1992 to 2008. After this experience in 1995 he began his professional activity in Airports working as Travel Retail Director of Linea Aeroportuale Sole, retail concessionaire in the majority of Italian airports to 2001.

In 2001 he took on the role as Retail Director of Airport Elite, commercial company of SAVE spa, at the project of new Venice Airport.

From 2004 he was Commercial and Marketing Director of Sagat spa: airport management company of Turin Airport.

As of October 2012 he is Commercial Director of A.d.R spa : airport management company of Rome Airports.

Fulvio is the President of Italian Travel Retail Association (ATRI) since 2001 and Vice President, Business Development, of European Travel Retail Confederation (ETRC) since 2003. Fulvio edits and publishes the ETRC Index in cooperation with Generation Research.

In cooperation with David Jarach, senior professor of Air Transportation Marketing at Bocconi University, Milan, Fulvio has published “The Airport Retailing Business and the impact of updated security measures: the European perspective” in Aviation Security Management of Andrew R.Thomas University of Akron and in 2011, with a chapter on “Travel retail evolution” collaborated in the publication The Airport Enterprise: marketing as a competitive issue. He is co-coordinator of Non Aviation group in ASSAEROPORTI (Italian Airports Association).