- Posted by Chris Borg
- On April 17, 2018
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Bettina Azzopardi has been the managing director of the Embassy Group since her appointment in 2002. Ms. Azzopardi is responsible for the overall management of the Embassy Complex, Valletta and Main Street Complex, Paola, which was acquired by the Embassy Group in 2008.
In this role she oversees the planning and upkeep of the retail complexes, the leasing out of space, the development and maintenance of relationships with concessionaires and service providers as well as the management and operation of the Embassy Cinemas, Valletta. As a board member, she is actively involved in exploring the potential maximisation of investments of the group to improve revenue generating sources.
Ms Azzopardi graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sussex, UK in 1996. She had previously completed a two-year diploma in Florence, Italy in design and marketing.
Upon completion of her degree, Ms Azzopardi launched her professional career as the general manager of Coin Department store at the Plaza, Sliema, a position she held for four years. In 2000 she relocated to Czech Republic where she held the position of general manager for Artel, a US luxury crystal glassware company based in Prague. Over two years Ms Azzopardi managed the administration of the company with a focus on international expansion of the brand, sales and product development.
Ms Azzopardi has also been company secretary for Townsquare Sliema Ltd since 2004.