Group Chief Financial Officer
With 25 years across a variety of businesses, industries and geographies – at first in consultancy and then in major multinational Groups – coupling finance specialism with strong business and strategic acumen, Paola is today the Chief Financial Officer of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP.
Paola started her professional career in consulting at Accenture, where she led complex business consulting programs aimed at reshaping companies’ strategies, business and operating models for major international Groups.
Starting from 2006, Paola held roles of increasing responsibility at British American Tobacco, in the context of an international career across Europe: Finance Director Hungary & Austria, Finance Director Italy, Head of Commercial Finance Eastern Europe, Deputy Head of Finance Western Europe.
In 2015 Paola joined Bristol-Myers Squibb, where she started as Italy Head of Finance, managing the financial strategy and operations and serving on the Company’s Board of Directors. In 2016 she also played the Acting General Manager role for Italy and in 2018 she moved to the US, as Head of Strategy and Operations for Europe, Canada and Japan.
Paola is passionate about the role of Finance as Value Creator for the organization and focuses on maximizing business ownership, delivering innovative and agile solutions and developing talented teams, able to impact on the Group’s results.