Ansaldo STS (STS.MI) announces that on April 18, 2016 have been filed – pursuant to art. 16 of the Bylaws - the following slates of candidates for the office of Director of the Company:
- slate submitted by the shareholder Hitachi Rail Italy Investments S.r.l., owner of no. 101,544,702 ordinary shares representing 50.772% of Ansaldo STS S.p.A. share capital, which show the following candidates: Painter Katharine Rosalind; Dormer Alistair John; Barr Andrew Thomas; Mingay Katherine Jane; Garraffo Mario; De Benedictis Alberto and Donnini Laura;
- slate submitted by the shareholders Elliott Associates L.P., Elliott International L.P. and The Liverpool Limited Partnership, owners of no. 41,174,122 ordinary shares representing 20.587% of Ansaldo STS S.p.A. share capital, which show the following candidates: Bivona Giuseppe; Cipriotti Rosa; Labruna Fabio; Crisostomo Michele Alberto Fabiano; Gavirati Alessandra Ida and Taricco Marco.
The following candidates declared to have the independence requirements provided by Article 147-ter, paragraph 4, and Article 148, paragraph 3, of the Legislative Decree no. 58 of February 24, 1998, Article 37 of the Regulations adopted by Consob through resolution no. 16191 of October 29, 2007, as well Ansaldo STS, listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, is an international technology company specializing in the design, implementation and management of transport systems and signaling equipment for railways and underground railways, both for freight and passengers. The Group acts as a Main Contractor and supplier of “turnkey” systems worldwide. Ansaldo STS is headquartered in Genoa and employs about 3,800 people in more than 30 countries. In 2014, it reported revenues of EUR 1.303.5 million with an operating income (EBIT) of EUR 124.5 million and a consolidated net profit of EUR 80.7 million. as Article 3.C.1 of the Corporate Governance Code: Painter Katharine Rosalind, Garraffo Mario, De Benedictis Alberto, Donnini Laura, Bivona Giuseppe, Cipriotti Rosa, Labruna Fabio, Crisostomo Michele Alberto Fabiano, Gavirati Alessandra Ida and Taricco Marco. The slates, with the documents of the information required by the Bylaws and by applicable law, will be made available to the public in accordance to the law.