Supervisory Board Member at HelloFresh
Ugo Arzani was born in Lecco, Italy, in 1974 and is an Italian citizen. Mr. Arzani holds a degree (summa cum laude) in business administration from Bocconi University, with a specialization in the internationalization of companies. Mr. Arzani joined Banque Paribas in 1998 where he worked in the securities department in Paris for eight months and in Frankfurt for three months. In 1999, Mr. Arzani joined Merrill Lynch where he worked in investment banking in London as Managing Director on a variety of M&A and equity and debt transactions with a focus on European, Middle Eastern and African companies in the retail, online and consumer goods sectors. Since 2013, Mr. Arzani works at Qatar Investment Authority where he holds the position of Global Head of Retail & Consumer Goods. Mr. Arzani heads a global investment portfolio in retail, consumer goods, leisure and consumer technology with an investment volume of over USD 10 billion. In addition, Mr. Arzani holds mandates in supervisory bodies of American Express Global Business Travel III B.V. (director), Beauchamp Company No.2 Limited (director), Harrods Group International Holdings Limited (director) and Vente Privée S.A. (director). Against this background, HelloFresh SE considers Mr. Arzani to be an independent member of its Supervisory Board. Mr. Arzani was appointed for the first time as member of HelloFresh SE’s supervisory board on 16 February 2017. His current term of one year expires at the end of the Annual General Meeting 2020.