Lottomatica Holding BoD

The Board of Directors has, by statute, all the powers of ordinary and extraordinary management of the Company and is entitled to take any action it deems advisable to implement and achieve the corporate purpose.

The general assembly meeting held on November 17, 2015, appointed the Board of Directors for a term of three years, to expire at the shareholders meeting to approve the financial statements on December 31, 2017.


Fabio Cairoli

President and CEO Lottomatica Holding S.r.l.

He joined the company in 2012 as SVP Business Division and later as General Manager, and finally became CEO for the Italy Region of IGT PLC. Since 2014 he has been a member of the Executive Committee of the World Lotteries Association and since 2015 has been on the Executive Committee of European Lotteries.
He has a 25 years experience in the consumer goods industry for leading multinational companies, where held responsabilities both nationally and internationally. He was the Group General Manager and member of the Board of Directors of Bialetti Industrie, where he was in charge of the company’s reorganization and restructuring plan, focusing on market strategy and the industrial model. Before joining Bialetti, he was General Manager of Star Alimentare S.p.A., one of the most important Italian food companies, successfully reviving the historic brand.
In addition, he has been Managing Director of Julius Meinl Italy S.p.A. and Director of Marketing & Sales for Motorola Mobile Devices Italy.
He has been Marketing Director at Kraft Foods, where he held various positions for 10 years in Italy and at the European Headquarters in Britain.
Cairoli has a degree in Economics from the Catholic University of Milan.

Philippe Blanc

Senior Vice President of Finance & Control Italy and Customer Services

Blanc is in charge of Administration, Planning and Control, Tax, Purchasing, Logistics, Sales Management, Credit Management and Contact Centers for all businesses in Italy. In this position he assists top management in strategic and operational decisions with the aim of increasing the value of the business with a focus on generating cash in the long term. In the policies of the group, he ensures the contribution of the Tax and Administration and Budget Department to the Italian business through proper coordination, heading Italian M & A activities and ensuring the evaluation and monitoring of related investments in Italy. Since late 2014, he has also ensured the effectiveness and efficiency of "Customer Services" in support of the Italian business, by contributing to the introduction of innovative approaches, high quality standards and streamlined, measurable processes.
He is also CEO of Cartalis (Imel), President of the National Lottery S.p.A, LIS S.p.A., PCC Giochi e Servizi (Games and Services) S.p.A., Technology and Press Security S.r.l., a member of Lottomatica Holding Council, LottoItalia S.r.l., SED MULTITEL S.r.l.. Prior to the acquisition beginning in 2010, Blanc served as CFO Italy of GTECH S.p.A. (Formerly known as Lottomatica). For Italy, Blanc is Appointed Director of SCIGR (Systems of Internal Controls and Risk Management).
From 1995 to 2010, Blanc worked for the Italian State Railways, where he held various positions of increasing responsibility in finance, strategic planning and operational control, and investments in transportation until 2006. Having led various Joint Ventures with European railways, in 2006 he took over direct responsibility of business and international sales of passenger transport. Finally, in 2008, he became Senior Vice Chairman of "Long Distance" Passengers for Egyptian National Railways. This position was part of an Italy-Egypt cooperation agreement to support the ''Egyptian National Railways Transformation Program".
From 1990 to 1995, he was senior manager consultant at Coopers & Lybrand; as a consultant he led several missions of systems organization/revision in support of operational processes. Previously, he was with Alitalia for one year in Organization and started his career in 1986 in France in the sales department of an IT company (Bull France).
Blanc, European Engineer (EUR-ING), has a degree in Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Pétroles et des Moteurs French Petroleum Institute (ReuilMalmaison-France) and holds a master's degree in IT Management from the Management Studies and Research Center in Sophia Antipolis (France). He was a Naval Officer (military service in France).

Daniele Umberto Santosuosso

Independent Advisor

Professor of commercial law at "La Sapienza" University of Rome. Visiting professor at several foreign universities, including Berkeley School of Law and Harvard Law School.
A lawyer (High Court since 2000), he has also worked with various international law firms. He is currently head of his own law firm, which offers professional services in all areas of business law (from corporate, bankruptcy, banking and finance to antitrust and contract law) and business administration (making use of chartered accountants who work with his firm). Institutional and corporate management. Appointed rector (dean) of "La Sapienza" University from 1999 to 2002, on Board of Directors of the Inter-Faculty Organizational Unit of "La Sapienza", a public corporation; since 2003, on the Committee and now on the Spin-off and Start-up Commission of "La Sapienza" at the Rectorate.
In a government post, as adviser to the Minister of Post and Telecommunications (1995-1996); permanent member of the First (2000-2003) and Second (2004) "Vietti" Government Commission established by the Minister of Justice for Corporate Law reform; member of the study group at the Standing Committee on Microcredit and Microfinance reform (2005).
Appointed by Consob, as a member of the expert panel for regulating the procedure concerning related parties (2010); member of the working group for regulatory simplification of the financial market (2011).
Appointed by the Bank of Italy to the "Menichella Commission" (2011-2013). Member (the only Italian) of the international working group for writing the guidelines for judicial technical consultants, a project promoted and funded by the EU Commission.
On Boards of Directors of several companies including: Independent (2008-2011), Chairman of the Internal Control Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Related Party Committee of Kinexia S.p.A. (renewable energy, energy efficiency and environment), listed on the Milan Stock Exchange; Independent (2011-2013) and remuneration committee member of Enel Green Power S.p.A., listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. Since 2013, independent member of various committees for remuneration, appointments, control and risk, as well as the oversight body of Banca IFIS S.p.A., listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. Since November 2015 independent for Lottomatica Holding S.r.l.