Alessandro Dassi

CEO, & Managing Director, Overseas Expansion

Thomas Cook China / Fosun Tourism Group

CEO,  &  Managing Director, Overseas Expansion

A hospitality industry executive with proven ability to develop organic start-ups and build effective teams while managing complex and culturally diverse stakeholder groups. Alessandro relocated to Shanghai in October 2015 to develop the travel and hospitality business arm of the Fosun Tourism Group, the Hong Kong listed hospitality group comprising Club Med and Atlantis Sanya. He is currently Managing Director of Overseas Expansion for the Fosun Tourism Group and CEO of Thomas Cook China, Fosun’s own digital travel agency headquartered in Shanghai.

Previous to his relocation to China, Alessandro was Group Head of Merger and Acquisitions of Thomas Cook Group plc based in London, where he led the successful delivery of a disposal programme which involved the sale of 15 business assets, contributing to the restructuring and transformation of the Group. A Chartered Accountant, Alessandro spent over ten years in financial advisory services, most recently at EY London where he advised global investment funds and private equity houses across a wide range of industry sectors.