Milano , 02 March 2001 - Effective March 1st 2001, the Autogrill Group has implemented a new organizational structure at the corporate, European, and Italian levels. The new organization features three major levels, i.e. Corporate, Continent (Europe and the USA) and Country/European Region. The change is intended to achieve two main objectives: (1) strengthen each Countries’ accountability for the management and competitive development of the business and (2) maximize the important international potential of the Spizzico brand. The General Manager Europe, the General Manager HMSHost, the General Manager Finance & Control, the Information Technology Director, the Licensing Director – whose unit is dedicated to implementation of the concept/brand portfolio (headed by Spizzico) – and the Director of Organization & Human Resources will all report to the Autogrill Group’s CEO.