Organisational structure and processes

The SEA organisation is structured into various departments and staff functions, each of which respectively subject to the control of the Chairman, the Chief Corporate Officer, the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Financial and Risk Officer.

Departmental structure at 31-12-2014

Departmental structure at 31-12-2014

SEA has adopted a Steering Process as an operating and control management method which, through the cross and inter-departmental involvement of the operating management and staff of the Company, seeks to achieve the business objectives and strengthen the team spirit. The Steering Process is broken down into seven committees:

Executive Committee

This develops the company strategic objectives and oversees the implementation of consequent actions, ensuring also the management of any disclosure and authorisation process established by the governance model. It is co-ordinated by the Chairman, comprising also the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Corporate Officer and the Chief Financial Officer.

Group Business Development Committee

This analyses and evaluates the development and/or investment projects considered as company business strategies, ensuring also the examination of any risks/opportunities. It is coordinated by the Chairman, with the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Corporate Officer, the Chief Financial and Risk Officer and the Directors/Heads of the following departments also acting as members:

  • Administration, Tax and Credit Management
  • Aviation Business Development
  • Commercial Non Aviation
  • Customer Care
  • Finance, Risk Management & Investor Relations
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Infrastructure
  • Legal and Corporate Affairs
  • Operations
  • Planning and Control
  • Purchasing
  • Real Estate and Corporate Projects
  • External Relations
  • Human Resources and Organisation.

In addition the Technical Director of SEA Energia and the Managers of projects or special initiatives are involved.

Group Management Committee

It guarantees alignment of management disclosure on common corporate objectives. The Committee is co-ordinated by the Chairman and with the involvement of the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Corporate Officer the Chief Financial and Risk Officer and the following functions:

  • Accessibility of the Airport System and Special Projects
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • E-Channel Management
  • Environment and Airport Safety
  • Integrated Operational Planning
  • Workplace Safety and the Prevention and Protection Service.

In addition the managers directly reporting to him/her participate.

Group Business Execution Committee 

It examines respectively, the performance of the airports in terms of their relative economic, operational, infrastructural and commercial aspects, in addition to ensuring the monitoring of actions undertaken. 

The Committee is co-ordinated by the Chief Operating Officer, with the involvement of the Chief Corporate Officer, the Chief Financial and Risk Officer and the Directors/Heads of the following departments:

  • Accessibility of the Airport System and Special Projects
  • Aviation Business Development
  • Commercial Non Aviation
  • Coordination Linate Airport
  • Coordination Malpensa Airport
  • Customer Care
  • Information and Communication Technology 
  • Infrastructure
  • Operations
  • Planning and Control
  • Purchasing
  • Real Estate and Corporate Projects
  • External Relations
  • Human Resources and Organisation.

In addition the Technical Director of SEA Energia and the Managers of projects or special initiatives are involved.

Group Business Economics Committee 

The committee ensures integrated disclosure on the principal economic, financial and administrative aspects concerning the management of the Group, developed through the reporting system and the defined disclosure standards, in order to identify the points of attention and to address any corrective actions. 

The Committee is co-ordinated by the Chief Financial and Risk Officer, with the involvement of the Chief Operating Officer, the Chief Corporate Officer and the Directors/Heads of the following departments:

  • Administration, Tax and Credit Management 
  • Aviation Business Development
  • Commercial Non Aviation
  • Customer Care
  • Finance, Risk Management & Investor Relations
  • Information and Communication Technology 
  • Infrastructure
  • Legal and Corporate Affairs
  • Operations
  • Planning and Control
  • Purchasing
  • Real Estate and Corporate Projects
  • External Relations
  • Human Resources and Organisation
  • Technical Director of SEA Energia.

Safety Board

The Board analyses and evaluates the monthly safety performance of airport operations and directly or indirectly related issues/problem areas (also implications on insurance coverage), with the objective to decide upon actions for the resolution of problems identified and the introduction of initiatives for effective prevention. It is coordinated by the Accountable Manager and Proxy, with the involvement of the Chief Corporate Officer, the Safety Manager, the Post Holder and the Directors/Heads of the following departments:

  • Finance, Risk Management & Investor Relations
  • Operations
  • Human Resources and Organisation
  • Workplace Safety and the Prevention and Protection Service.