Luca Concone has over a decade of experience as a professional CEO. His diverse experience as an entrepreneur, angel investor and advisor to technology and internet companies enriches his skill set.
He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of lastminute.com group in December 2022.
Luca started his career as a consultant at A.T. Kearney and McKinsey & co., specialising in financial institutions and technology. In the 2000s, he was deputy CEO of one of the largest banks in Italy (Gruppo UBI) and CEO of Capital One bank in the UK. When the company Volagratis (now part of lastminute.com group) was started in 2004, Luca was on board, supporting the founders in the establishment of the corporate legal entities. From 2006 to 2007, he was Chief Financial Officer of the City of Milan under Mayor Letizia Moratti. In 2009, he started Solar Investment Group, his own renewable energy fund, where he served as Chairman and CEO, and as of today holds a Director position.
Maria Teresa Rangheri has a wealth of experience in the communications and marketing field, and has been a professional journalist for over 20 years. In December 2022, she was appointed as non-Executive Director in lastminute.com group’s Board of Directors. In June 2023, she was nominated Executive Corporate Officer of the company.
Maria Teresa has spearheaded corporate culture initiatives during periods of transformative change in prominent companies such as Infostrada and Wind (telecommunications), Banca Popolare di Lodi and Intesa Sanpaolo (banking), as well as non-profit organisations like FAI.
From 2008 to 2017, Maria Teresa played an integral role in the growth of the lastminute.com group. Initially serving as the Marketing Director, she later assumed the positions of Head of Leisure, Travel & Tourism, and Chief Communication Officer. She also established the Lastminute Foundation.
From 2017 to 2019, Maria Teresa took on the role of CEO at Bheroes Società Benefit, dedicated to the growth of the startup ecosystem in Italy.
Maria Teresa also serves as a Board Member for Fondazione Bagatti Valsecchi (nominated by Comune di Milano).
As the Chief Financial Officer of lastminute.com group, Sergio has led several key functions since 2017, including Finance (Admin, Planning and Control, Treasury, Corporate Development), Procurement, Process Improvements, and Payments.
With a background as a chartered accountant and auditor, Sergio obtained his Economics degree from Università Sapienza in Rome (Italy) in 1988. Over the years, he has held significant positions such as Head of Planning and Control in diverse multinational environments spanning manufacturing, telecommunications, and gaming. Notable companies he has worked with include Omnitel Vodafone, Blu, and Lottomatica.
In his career journey, Sergio has also served as the CEO of CartaLis ELMI, a prominent player in the prepaid cards and gaming sector. Additionally, he took on the role of CEO at Lottomatica Videolot Rete.
Sergio is a former Angel Investor member of Italian Angels for Growth, an association that brings together Italian and foreign investors engaged in capital ventures within the startup landscape.