Date: April, 2015

Flemingo International announces the appointment of Carlo Bernasconi as Group Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect. In addition to the new role, Carlo will continue as a Director and Board Member of Flemingo International.
Carlo joined Flemingo International in March 2013 as Director / Board Member to support the company’s long-term strategic growth and spearhead business development. In that role, Carlo has led the formation of a new Flemingo Europe region that includes Baltona, Iris Ekspres, Chacalli de Decker and the recent merged Harding Retail.
Atul Ahuja, Flemingo International’s Group Chief Executive Officer, commented that “Carlo has brought more than two decades of rich experience into Flemingo and has played the pivotal role in expanding our business in the new geographical regions and crafting retail excellence within the business. We welcome him to the new role and wish him great success”
Flemingo is committed to its vision 2020 and continues to work towards the same with strategic focus on Europe.

Notes for Editors
Flemingo International

Flemingo International is a Dubai based global duty free and travel retail operator with a focus on emerging markets and a vision to achieve $2billion sales by 2020.
In a short span of 17 years, Flemingo has established its operations across 4 continents and is now present in 34 countries with over 200 operations. Flemingo operates across different formats including duty free shops in airports, cruise ships, borders, downtown, seaports; UN commissary shops, diplomatic duty free, in addition to inflight supply as well as convenience stores, food & beverage and luxury retail outlets at airports. With emerging market focus, Flemingo operates master concession as well as partners with airports to lend its expertise and operational strength as well as infrastructure assistance. Flemingo is privately owned in majority supported by sound financial backing with investments from Samara capital (India), Albright Capital Management LLC (US), CDIB Capital (Asia), Samena Capital and Cartesian Capital Group.