09 November 2015, 18:15 pm

London, 09th November 2015

Today, the Board of Directors, chaired by Alistair Dormer, appointed - pursuant to Article 2386 of the Italian Civil Code - Alessandra Piccinino as new non-executive and independent Director of the Company replacing Barbara Poggiali.

Alessandra Piccinino has declared that she meets the independence requirements provided by Article 148, paragraph 3, of the Consolidated Financial Act (applicable to directors pursuant to Article 147-ter, paragraph 4, of the Consolidated Financial Act), the Corporate Governance Code adopted by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. and, as far as applicable, by Article 37 of Consob Regulation no. 16191 of 29th October 2007.

At today, Alessandra Piccinino does not hold Ansaldo STS shares.

The Curriculum Vitae of Alessandra Piccinino is available on the Company’s website at www.ansaldo-sts.com.

Furthermore, the Board of Directors assessed the independence – pursuant to Article 148, paragraph 3, of the Consolidated Financial Act (applicable to directors pursuant to Article 147-ter, paragraph 4, of the Consolidated Financial Act), to the Corporate Governance Code adopted by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. and, as far as applicable, to Article 37 of Consob Regulation no. 16191 of 29th October 2007 - of the directors Giovanni Cavallini, Giulio Gallazzi, Paola Giannotti, Bruno Pavesi and Alessandra Piccinino. In assessing the independence requirements pursuant to the Corporate Governance Code, the Board of Directors adopted the assessment criteria set out by the same Code.