Fincantieri: assessment of the requirements for the office of Director and of Standing Auditor
13 June 2023
Rome, June 13, 2023 - The Board of Directors of FINCANTIERI S.p.A. (“Fincantieri” or the “Company”), chaired by Claudio Graziano, held today and – on the basis of the declarations and information provided by the new Director – assessed that Barbara Debra Contini, appointed as member of the Board of Directors by the Shareholder’s Meeting held on May 31, 2023, meets the integrity and professional requirements and that no causes of ineligibility and incompatibility exist, as required by current regulations as well as that she respects the maximum number of offices, taking into account the guidelines adopted by the Company on the matter.
The Board of Directors also assessed that Barbara Debra Contini meets the independence requirements provided for by Article 147-ter, paragraph 4 and Article 148, paragraph 3, of Legislative Decree No. 58 of February 24, 1998 ( the “Italian Consolidated Law on Finance”) as well as by Article 2 of the Corporate Governance Code, also taking into account the quantitative and qualitative criteria of significance for commercial, financial or professional relationships and for additional remuneration adopted by the Company.
The Board of Statutory Auditors verified the correct application of the criteria adopted by the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors also appointed the Director Barbara Debra Contini as member of the Nomination Committee and as member of the Sustainability Committee.
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The Board of Directors also acknowledged the results of the assessment carried out by the Board of Statutory Auditors for all its Standing members (Gabriella Chersicla – Chairman, Elena Cussigh and Antonello Lillo) regarding (i) the independence requirements, pursuant to Article 148, paragraph 3, of the Italian Consolidated Law on Finance and pursuant to Article 2 of the Corporate Governance Code; (ii) the integrity and professional requirements and the absence of causes of ineligibility and incompatibility and (iii) the respect of the maximum number of offices as required by current regulations.
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Please note that the Director Barbara Debra Contini and the members of the Board of Statutory Auditors, at the date of their appointment, May 31, 2023, did not hold Fincantieri’s shares.