Andrea Zappia is EVP and CEO New Markets & Business of Sky Group. His responsibility expands also over SkyStudios and SkyNews and he is the Chairman of SkyShowtime. Since May 2021, he has also been the Chairman of the Board of Directors of MCH Group.
After graduating in Economics, Andrea Zappia started his career at Procter & Gamble where he became European Group Marketing Manager. From 1996 to 2001, he was Global Sales and Marketing Director of Ferrari and Maserati; from 2001 to 2003, he was Vice President Marketing and Product Development worldwide of Fila.
Subsequently, he held several managerial positions: Vice President, Marketing, Promotion and Business Development of Sky Italia (from 2003 to 2007); Vice President Sport Channels of the Italian pay-tv (from 2007 to 2010); Managing Director Customer Group of BskyB (from 2010 to 2011).
From August 2011 to November 2018, Andrea Zappia was CEO of Sky Italia. He also served as member of the Board of Directors of Luxottica from April 2015 to April 2020.
Mr. Zappia is Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee.
Andrea Zappia brings to the Board of Directors his extensive expertise in terms of strategy and management acquired during these years in key industrial sectors.