Autogrill's global HQ building in Novara, Italy. (photo: Autogrill SpA)
Autogrill's global HQ building in Novara, Italy.
20.10.2021, 11:38

Lead. Inspire. Transform.

Multiple Autogrill employees have been named as "Fab Superstars" at an annual event organised for the travel catering sector by The Moodie Davitt Report.


Organised under the theme, "Lead. Inspire. Transform." to reflect dramatic changes faced by the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's awards celebrate the dedication of everyday heroes over the last 18 months, with accolades presented across five different categories: Star team, Star Individual, Star Story (team or individual), Innovation (team or individual), Humanity, Leadership & Inspiration (team or individual).


Autogrill employees from diverse roles including front-of-house, kitchen and stores administration were selected for awards by an independent panel:


  • Star Team Americas: Front of House
    Starbucks Airside E Team, TPA Airport, USA, HMSHost North America - Autogrill/HMSHost
  • Star Team Europe: Stores / Admin / Logistics
    Maria Markach & Vladimir Rybakov, Shift Leaders, Pulkovo Airport, Russia, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost
  • Star Team Middle East & Africa: Front of House
    Middle East Team, UAE & Qatar, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost


  • Star Individual Americas: Front of House
    Freddie Maldonado, Server, Cigar City Brewing, TPA Airport, USA, HMSHost North America - Autogrill/HMSHost
  • Star Individual Europe: Front of House
    Erdal Sarı, Food & Beverage Associate, Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Turkey, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost
  • Star Individual Europe: Stores / Admin / Logistics
    Sonja Hohle, HR Manager Shared Services, The Netherlands, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost


  • Star Story Asia Pacific: Stores / Admin / Logistics
    Ho Thi Anh Guong, Accounting Officer, Phu Quoc Airport, Vietnam, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost
  • Star Story Europe: Front of House
    Lisa Uranie, Shift Manager, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, The Netherlands, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost


  • Humanity, Leadership & Inspiration Asia Pacific: Front of House
    Bangalore Team, Bangalore Airport, India, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost
  • Humanity, Leadership & Inspiration Asia Pacific: Logistics / Warehouse
    David Mackay, Regional Managing Director for Asia Pacific, Vietnam, HMSHost International - Autogrill/HMSHost


Gianmario Tondato Da Ruos, Autogrill Group Chief Executive Officer, comments: "We are very proud of the achievement of multiple Autogrill teams and individuals in winning so many awards at such a prestigious event. 


"Despite the unprecedented challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic, the effort, commitment and dedication to customers demonstrated by all of our employees gives us reason to be optimistic about the future".



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