Head of Sales and Media
Grandi Stazioni SpA
Stefano Mereu was born in Rome in 1971. Graduated in Economics at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome, he starts his career in 1999 within the Commercial Direction of Aeroporti di Roma S.p.A., the Company which manages the two Airports of the city of Rome. He then gets in charge of the relevant Retail Development Division, and brings a radical change in the whole commercial offer of both the Airports managed.
From March 2007 to June 2008 he is in charge of the Commercial Direction at Lamaro Appalti, caring the planning and the development of the new infrastructural Retail plans set forth by the Group, like Shopping Malls, Downtown Galleries and Great Urban Requalifications.
From June 2008 to present, he is in charge of the Sales and Media Direction of Grandi Stazioni S.p.A., directly managing the Company's four main business areas: Retail, Advertising, Real Estate Market and General Services to clients.
In Summer 2009, as Managing Director, he cared the cession procedure of the Subsidiary Grandi Stazioni Edicole, this latter being dedicated to the editorial business field over the entire network of the thirteen railway station managed.
About Grandi Stazioni
Grandi Stazioni is the only example of PPP in Europe with the objective of managing railway stations. The company is 60% owned by the Italian rail operator Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and 40% by private Italian groups (Benetton, Caltagirone, Pirelli).
Upgrading, improving and managing Italy's 13 largest railway stations: this is Our mission.
The company improves and reinvents station's public spaces, which are set to become service centers, meeting places, shopping malls, and venues for arts, special and cultural events, all designed to meet the needs of travelers and city-dwellers.
Grandi Stazioni wants to turn the time spent in a station into a pleasant and fun experience, satisfying needs, anticipating desires, creating a stimulating environment and encouraging consumption.
Several well-known brands have invested in our network, achieving amazing results in terms of sales and customer experience.
Grandi Stazioni's know-how attracted the interest of many countries in Europe and all over the world. For instance, Grandi Stazioni manages, through its Czech subsidiary, Prague's main station in Czech Republic.