Izabel Zarza
Izabel Zarza
COO Central & Northern Europe Russia & Africa, DUFRY

Isabel Zarza has more than 20 years of experience in the Travel Retail Industry. Having held different positions in Aldeasa, World Duty Free and Dufry.

Currently she is Managing Director for Africa within Dufry, where she was previously coordinating the Strategic Plan for the company. Prior to that, she was Chief Strategy and Corporate Development Officer at World Duty Free Group, responsible for the development of the company worldwide through M&A, tenders and direct negotiations until Dufry acquired the company in 2015.

Mrs Zarza, serves on a number of boards and associations. She is currently a Member of the Board for Dufry in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria. She is also member of the Economics Regional Committee for ACI Africa and member of ACI World Economics Standing Committee

She graduated in Law at the University of Salamanca (Spain) and holds an MBA from the University of Houston (USA).