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Governance

All you need to know about how our company is run

A Board of Directors operating under a one-tier board structure

Yann Rousset

Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chairman of Risk and Finance Committee, Member of Selection, Appointment and Remuneration Committee, Member of Audit Committee, Member of Data Privacy Committee

Yann Rousset

Yann Rousset has been in US & Swiss banking and capital management for over fifteen years advising family offices, corporate institutions and fiduciary organizations on capital management, governance matters and strategic guidance.

Graduating in Finance from Bentley University in 2005, he started at UBS Financial Services Inc, New York City in 2006. Soon after, he worked at Citigroup Global Markets Ltd in London before joining the founders of Maseco LLP in 2009 as Executive Director to lead and establish the Swiss expansion. He completed the Swiss acquisition and founded Pilotage Private Wealth AG in Switzerland in 2013. He is currently the CEO, with a focus on wealth, asset and capital management. In 2019 he founded Pilotage Private Office AG and is the Chairman with a focus on financing structures, corporate and capital market advisory and governance.

Luca Concone

Executive Director & CEO, Member of Risk and Finance Committee

Luca Concone

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

Executive Director & CECO

Maria Teresa Rangheri

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). 

Marco Forasassi Torresani

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Ethics and ESG Committee

Marco Forasassi Torresani

Marco Forasassi Torresani has worked in the investment banking sector for over 30 years. Since June 2023, he is part of lastminute.com group’s Board of Directors, serving as Non-Executive Director. 

After graduating in Technological Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, he worked at Salomon Brothers International Ltd from 1990 to 1996, holding the position of Vice President of the investment banking division. Following this, he held the position of Director of Investment Banking at Schroder Italia SIM SpA from 1996 to 2000. When Citigroup acquired Schroders Corporate Finance business, Marco assumed the role of Director of European Investment Banking at Citigroup from 2000 to 2003. 

In 2003, Marco founded Eidos Partners, which rapidly grew to become one of the leading investment banking firms in Italy in just six years. Eidos Partners received participation from Close Brothers and several prominent Italian institutions, solidifying its position in the industry.

Currently, Marco Forasassi Torresani is a Partner at Cassiopea Partners, one of the leading Italian investment banking firms.

Massimo Pedrazzini

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Data Privacy Committee, Member of Audit Committee, Member of Selection, Appointment and Remuneration Committee

Massimo Pedrazzini

Massimo Pedrazzini is a distinguished legal professional with extensive global experience.  He is part of lastminute.com group’s Board of Directors, serving as Non-Executive Director.

After graduating in Law from Geneva University in 1985, Massimo has been practising ever since, having started his own law firm based in Lugano. With specialisms in contract, corporate, international tax, and financial law, his expertise extends to cross-border M&A transactions and joint ventures across Europe, Asia, and America. 

Throughout his career, Massimo has served as Chairman of the Supervisory Board for the Frankfurt-listed company Washtec AG, and as a Member of the Supervisory Board for Teleplan International N.V. and Brainpower N.V., both listed in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Currently, he also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Sterling Strategic Value Fund SICAV-RAIF SA in Luxembourg and Fidinam Group Holding SA in Lugano, Switzerland.

Cyril Ranque

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Selection, Appointment and Remuneration Committee, Chairman of Ethics and ESG Committee, Member of Data Privacy Committee

Cyril Ranque

Cyril Ranque has a wealth of global experience in travel & hospitality, marketing and investment banking. Since December 2022, he’s sat on the lastminute.com group’s Board of Directors, serving as Non-Executive Director.

Cyril holds a master’s degree from ESSEC Graduate School of Business in Paris, with a specialisation in finance and strategy. From 1994 to 2003, Cyril honed his strategic expertise working as a financial analyst at LVMH in Tokyo, as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in London, CRM consultant at Accenture and  head of the French CRM practice for AT Kearney. In 2004, he became Vice President Marketing & Distribution for Louvre Hotels, having advised the Taittinger Group when the company was founded that year. In 2005, he co-founded Educastream.com, an online education startup. 

In 2006, Cyril embarked on a remarkable journey with Expedia Group, where he dedicated over 15 years of his career. He served as the President of Travel Partners, overseeing the integration of all travel partners through the marketing, distribution, data and technology solutions of the Expedia Group platform.