Organisational structure

Organisational structure



Francesco Durante

Chief Executive Officer

Francesco Durante has a degree in economics and commerce from LUISS University in Rome. He joined Sisal Group in 2009 as Director of the Entertainment Business Unit. He is also CEO of Sisal Entertainment. Previously, he worked in various multinational groups including Lucent Technologies and Sara Lee, where he held management positions initially in the financial sector and subsequently in sales, becoming Dim International Director. In December 2019, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Sisal.

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Manuela Belmonte

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer

Manuela Belmonte, born in 1982, has a degree in Economics and General Management from the University L. Bocconi of Milan. She develops her professional career in Risk Management & Compliance at Accenture, where she covers the role of Risk & Compliance Senior Manager from February 2007 to December 2020, coordinating several projects for primary Italian banking groups. In January 2021 she was appointed Chief Risk & Compliance Officer in Sisal.

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Marco Caccavale

International Managing Director

Marco Caccavale has a degree in economics and commerce from Federico II University in Naples. He completed his education studying over two years in Paris at the "Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers" and subsequently at "L’institut de Formation aux Affaires et à la Gestion". He joined Sisal Group in August 2008 as Trade Marketing Director. He became Commercial Director in April 2009 and then Lottery Managing Director. From 2004 to 2008 he worked in Mattel as Sales & Trade Marketing Director, after an experience at Exportex in a commercial role. In December 2019, he took over responsibility for Sisal's International market. In February 2021, he was appointed International Managing Director.

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Sian Carson

Chief People Officer

Sian Carson, graduated in Literature and Economics from the University of Melbourne, started her career in Italy in the financial sector covering multiple HR roles at the UniCredit Group. In 2013, she joined the Flutter Group, following an international path first in Australia, where she was born, in the Sportsbet division, and later, in London, taking on increasing responsibilities in the various divisions of Paddy Power, Betfair, Flutter International and most recently as Chief People Officer Group Functions, with the aim of defining talent development strategies and strengthening an inclusive culture in support of the company's objectives. Since September 2023, she has led the Human Resources & Organisational Design department as Chief People Officer.

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Roberto Di Fonzo

Chief Financial & Legal Officer

Roberto Di Fonzo was appointed Chief Financial & Legal Officer and Top Executive member in Sisal in December 2020. Beforehand, since 2011, Roberto covered in Sisal the role of Chief Strategy Officer. In his current role, Roberto is managing complex projects such as IPO process, corporate governance reorganization, international business start-ups, corporate finance transformation projects. He has an extensive background in business management and finance and has many years of professional experience carried out at international level in Europe, Far East and Africa in the role of CFO. Before joining Sisal, he served as CFO Europe of the Apparel Division of Sara Lee Corporation. From 2003 to 2010 he was appointed Managing Director of the Apparel Division of Sara Lee in Italy. He holds an Economic bachelor from the University La Sapienza in Rome and a master degree in Business Administration.

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Camilla Folladori

Chief Strategy Officer

Camilla Folladori, born in 1976, graduated in Economics at Bocconi University in Milan and earned an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau/Singapore. She started her career in telecommunications, working at European Parliament, Telecom Italia and Vodafone, then moved into strategic consulting at BCG and Roland Berger. In 2012, she joined Sisal as Head of Innovation and shortly after as Head of Payments & Services Business. In 2016, she worked on the renewal strategy for the SuperEnalotto concession, and since 2017 on Sisal expansion as International Business Development Director. Camilla is Chief Strategy Officer at Sisal since March 2023.

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Massimo Ingrassia

Retail Managing Director

Massimo Ingrassia was born in 1971 and has a degree in Management Engineering from the University of Palermo, with a Masters in Business Administration. He joined Sisal Group in 2012, with responsibility for Retail channels Sisal Wincity and Sisal Matchpoint. Previously, he built his career in multinational mass retail environments including Sara Lee, Branded Apparel and Adidas, where he held top positions in the Marketing and Sales area. In December 2019, he took over responsibility for the entire Retail Business of Sisal on the Italian market. In December 2019, he was appointed Retail Managing Director of Sisal.

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Giovanni Emilio Maggi

Chief Institutional Affairs & Communication Officer

Giovanni Emilio Maggi has a degree in business economics from Bocconi University. He joined Sisal Group in 1991 and has been Institutional Relations Director since 2004, after holding various positions as Marketing Director and subsequently as Business and International Development Director. He previously held positions of growing responsibility in the marketing departments of mass market companies in Motta-Alemagna Group and Polenghi Lombardo. In December 2019, he was appointed Chief Institutional Affairs & Communication Officer of Sisal.

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Mario Martinelli

Chief Technology Officer

Mario Martinelli was born in 1971 and has a degree in Engineering from Politecnico di Torino. He began his professional career in Andersen Consulting, now Accenture, where he became a senior manager. In 2007, he starts working in the Gaming and Payment Services segments at Lottomatica (IGT) as Demand Management and Management Systems Manager. In 2011, he moved to Sisal Group, with responsibility for Management Systems and IT Governance. Since 2015 he has assumed responsibility for all Sisal technologies. In December 2019, he was appointed Chief Information Officer of Sisal.

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Simona Paccioretti

Internal Audit Director & Assurance Director

Simona Paccioretti, born in 1983, graduated in Economics and Business Law at Insubria University in Varese. Simona has about 15 years of international experience in Internal Audit in different fields such as manufacturing, services and aerospace. Since 2014, she is a member of the Italian Internal Auditor Association where she cooperates with other professors, delivering training courses on the main techniques and tools for the Internal Audit profession. Her previous experience was in Air Italy S.p.A where, until August 2020, she held the role of Internal Audit Vice President & Member of Surveillance Board. Since September 2020, she has held the role of Internal Audit Director in Sisal and since March 2023 she held the role of Internal Audit & Assurance Director.

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Rosangela Robbiani

Product Managing Director

Rosangela Robbiani, born in 1976, has a degree in Economics and Business from the University of Milan, with a thesis in Marketing at Cambridge University. After an international career in Accenture, in 2004 she joined the Sisal Group, where she worked on strategy, marketing and Lottery Business development, covering roles of increasing complexity and responsibility. In February 2021 she was appointed Lottery Managing Director of Sisal. In February 2021, she was appointed Lottery Managing Director and, in March 2023, Product Managing Director at Sisal with the task of developing the entire gaming offer (lottery, betting, and gaming).

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Marco Tiso

Online Managing Director

Marco Tiso has a degree in Management Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. He joined Sisal Group in 2005, taking care of organization, strategy and, since 2010, the development of the Online Gaming Business. In March 2017 he became Manager of the department. Before joining Sisal, he worked in Accenture as Manager for the Communication, Media and Entertainment Industries. In December 2019, he was appointed Online Managing Director of Sisal.

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