Milan, 15 June 2017
Please note that the Board of Directors of Ansaldo STS S.p.A., meeting today, on the basis of the statements and information provided by the persons involved, assessed the existence of the independence requirements – pursuant to Art. 147-ter, paragraph 4, of the Consolidated Finance Act, Art. 3 of the Corporate Governance Code promoted by the Italian Stock Exchange and Art. 37 of Consob Regulation no. 16191 of 29 October 2007 – of the directors Ms. Katharine Rosalind Painter, Mr. Alberto de Benedictis, Ms. Rosa Cipriotti, Mr. Michele Alberto Fabiano Crisostomo, Mr. Mario Garraffo and Mr. Fabio Labruna. In assessing its independence requirements pursuant to the Corporate Governance Code, the Board of Directors adopted the assessment criteria set out by the Code itself.