Nazareno VentolaCEO & Managing Director at Aeroporto G. Marconi Di Bologna
Nazareno Ventola is CEO and Managing Director at Bologna Airport. Nazareno joined Aeroporto G. Marconi di Bologna in January 2000 having previous experience in the energy and consultancy industries. In 2002, he became Planning & Control Director, with responsibilities on the corporate planning and management control process, and on economic regulation. In 2011 he was appointed Strategy and Corporate Performance Management Director, focusing on monitoring corporate performance and strategic business development. In 2013 he was appointed Managing Director and in July 2015 CEO, leading Aeroporto G. Marconi di Bologna to a successful landing at the Italian Stock Exchange, ‘Borsa Italiana’, opening the majority of the company’s shareholding to private investors. Since then, he helped the airport through different business phases, from developing a ‘passenger focused’ strategy based on state-of-the-art technologies in order to build a knowledge base aimed at providing better services for the airport’s customers to the recent rollercoaster driven by COVID-19 impact on the aviation sector. He holds a degree cum laude in chemical engineering from the University of Trieste.