Xavier Rossinyol, born 1970, was appointed as Dufry CEO on June 1, 2022. In his career, he covered various positions at Areas (member of the French group Elior) with responsibility for finance, controlling, strategic planning from 1995 to 2003.
He then joined Dufry for a first time, where he was appointed Chief Financial Officer from 2004 to 2012. From 2012 to 2015, Xavier was responsible as Chief Operating Officer EMEA & Asia for the Dufry operations in this important geographic region.
In 2015, he was appointed Chief Executive Officer of gategroup, the leading global airline catering, retail onboard and equipment solutions provider, which he led until 2021.
Xavier Rossinyol holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration at ESADE (Spain), an MBA at ESADE and at the University of British Columbia (Canada and Hong Kong), as well as a Master’s degree in business law from Universidad Pompeu Fabra (Spain).