OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Graziano Fiorelli

Chairman Emeritus

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Graziano Fiorelli

Chairman Emeritus

Graziano Fiorelli founded MBE Italy in 1993, acquiring the MBE exclusive license for that country; after succeeding to rank Italy number one in terms of total number of stores, outside the US, he and his son Paolo started to develop the MBE concept in Europe, acquiring the exclusive license for Spain in 2000, Germany in 2001 and Austria & Hungary in 2003.
Prior to MBE, Graziano Fiorelli served as President and CEO for Vestro Spa (Mail Order Company) and as President and CEO of the controlled Prenatal Spa Europe; he co-founded and was President of ANVED (National Association of Mail Order Industry) and also co-founded AIDIM (Italian Association of Direct Marketing). He has been President of Assofranchising (Associazione Italiana del Franchising) from 2002 to 2015.

Paolo Fiorelli

Chairman and Ceo

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Paolo Fiorelli

Chairman and Ceo

Paolo Fiorelli joined MBE at the end of 1993. He has been Chief Executive Officer of MBE Italy and other European subsidiaries since 2001, CEO of MBE Worldwide since its inception in 2009, and he became its Chairman in 2016. Paolo is also CEO of both AlphaGraphics Inc. and PostNet Inc., MBE’s US based affiliates.
Prior to MBE, Paolo was a Senior Executive with BNL Investment Bank and Coopers & Lybrand and founder and CEO of Finint Spa, a Western Union agent for Italy, Spain and UK (the company was ultimately sold to Western Union in 2011). He graduated in
Business Administration from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.

Elena Ossanna

Independent Board Member

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Elena Ossanna

Independent Board Member

Elena Ossanna has been CEO of the Rentokil Initial group in Italy since August 2006. Graduated in International Economics Studies, she also earned a Master in Marketing at London University. Before joining Rentokil Initial, Elena held various positions including Business Development Director for Italy, Southern Europe, Africa and the Middle East for UPS, and formerly in KLM, a company Dutch flag carrier, as General Manager in Israel.

Diego Polo-Friz

Independent Board Member

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Diego Polo-Friz

Independent Board Member

Diego Polo-Friz is a Professor of Management at the State University of Milan, a Board Member of MBE Worldwide and an entrepreneur (in carbon fibers and in big data / behavioral economics consulting). Until 2016 he was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tucano Urbano (a motorbike equipment company).
From 2005 to 2011 he was General Manager of Finint, a financial intermediary active as a Western Union agent in Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. From 1993 to 2005, he was first a Consultant and then a Partner with McKinsey & Co.
Diego Polo-Friz holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Bocconi University in Milan.

Mario Adario

Board Member

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Mario Adario

Board Member

Mario Adario joined Oaktree in September 2006 after serving as an associate in the European Investment Banking division of Merrill Lynch International in London.
Prior experience includes one year as an analyst at TXU Europe Energy Trading BV in Geneva and internships at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Goldman Sachs International and the Embassy of Italy in London. Mario Adario graduated cum laude with a degree in financial markets and institutions from the Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.

OUR GLOBAL LEADERSHIP TEAM

Graziano Fiorelli

Chairman Emeritus

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Graziano Fiorelli

Chairman Emeritus

Graziano Fiorelli founded MBE Italy in 1993, acquiring the MBE exclusive license for that country; after succeeding to rank Italy number one in terms of total number of stores, outside the US, he and his son Paolo started to develop the MBE concept in Europe, acquiring the exclusive license for Spain in 2000, Germany in 2001 and Austria & Hungary in 2003.
Prior to MBE, Graziano Fiorelli served as President and CEO for Vestro Spa (Mail Order Company) and as President and CEO of the controlled Prenatal Spa Europe; he co-founded and was President of ANVED (National Association of Mail Order Industry) and also co-founded AIDIM (Italian Association of Direct Marketing). He has been President of Assofranchising (Associazione Italiana del Franchising) from 2002 to 2015.

Paolo Fiorelli

Chairman and Ceo

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Paolo Fiorelli

Chairman and Ceo

Paolo Fiorelli joined MBE at the end of 1993. He has been Chief Executive Officer of MBE Italy and other European subsidiaries since 2001, CEO of MBE Worldwide since its inception in 2009, and he became its Chairman in 2016. Paolo is also CEO of both AlphaGraphics Inc. and PostNet Inc., MBE’s US based affiliates.
Prior to MBE, Paolo was a Senior Executive with BNL Investment Bank and Coopers & Lybrand and founder and CEO of Finint Spa, a Western Union agent for Italy, Spain and UK (the company was ultimately sold to Western Union in 2011). He graduated in Business Administration from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.

Giuseppe Rudi

Group Chief Operating Officer

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Giuseppe Rudi

Group Chief Operating Officer

Giuseppe Rudi joined MBE in June 2009 after an international career in Total S.A. Prior to his role as MBE Group COO from January 2020, Giuseppe served the MBE group in several executive roles: Country Manager for Italy; Region Manager for Italy, France,
Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal and Poland; Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy of MBE Worldwide; and MBE Worldwide COO.
He graduated in Engineering from the University of Milan.

Samuele Spaccia

Chief Financial Officer

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Samuele Spaccia

Chief Financial Officer

Samuele Spaccia joined MBE in April 2014 as Finance & Controlling Manager of MBE Worldwide. Previously, Samuele worked with Atlantia Group — one of the world’s leading operators of motorway infrastructures.
Before joining Atlantia, Samuele served for 3 years as International Finance & Treasury Manager in Ariston Thermo Group. He has been Chief Financial Officer of MBE Worldwide since December of 2015.

Francesco Selandari

Senior VP, Corporate Development and Strategy

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Francesco Selandari

Senior VP, Corporate Development and Strategy

Francesco Selandari joined MBE in March 2020 as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy, taking responsibility for the growth agenda of the Group going forward. Prior to MBE, Francesco was a Partner at the Milan office of McKinsey & Company, Milan Office since 2001.
Francesco holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Polytechnic of Milan (1999), served as graduate research assistant at the University of Virginia (2000), and earned his MBA at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland (2003, Distinction in Leadership).

Valeria Mennella

Chief Marketing Officer

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Valeria Mennella

Chief Marketing Officer

Valeria Mennella spent most of her professional life in the Telecommunications industry, including several executive roles in B2B Marketing and Sales for Vodafone Italy and Vodafone Global Enterprise.
She joined MBE in 2017 as MBE Worldwide CMO, following two years as Marketing Manager at Accenture Consulting.

She graduated with degrees in Business Administration and has a Master’s degree in Information & Communication Technology.

Alfredo Folla

Chief Technology Officer

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Alfredo Folla

Chief Technology Officer

Alfredo Folla joined MBE Italy in March 1997, assuming responsibility for the newly formed Information Technology department. In 2001 he took on the management of the Europe-wide IT department, then becoming MBE Worldwide CTO.
He graduated in electronics in Milan in 1984. Before becoming part of MBE Italy, he gained professional experience with Siemens Nixdorf (in the retail department), where he had worked for over ten years.

Gaia Caprioli

Learning & Development VP

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Gaia Caprioli

Learning & Development VP

Gaia Caprioli spent most of her professional life in the professional training arena, mainly in retail business companies such as Nespresso and Pandora. She joined MBE in 2021 as Learning & Development Vice President, following two years as International HR Manager at Officine Panerai.

She graduated with degrees in Adults Training and she has two Master’s Degrees in Human Resources and Learning and Development.