Jean-René Fourtou appointed member of the Board of Directors
06 December 2013 - 19:10 price sensitive
Milan – At a meeting today chaired by Gabriele Galateri di Genola, the Board of Directors appointed by cooptation Jean-René Fourtou as member of the Board.
The Board verified the compliance of the new member with the standards of professionalism, good standing and independence required by law for insurance companies, as well as the non-existence of grounds for revocation.
Furthermore, based on the declarations provided by the new director and the information in possession of the company, the Board of Directors confirmed the independence requirement as laid down by the Self-Regulatory Code of Conduct for listed companies and by article 147-ter of the Consolidated Financial Intermediation Act.
Born in 1939 in Libourne (Gironde), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Vivendi and member of the Board of Sanofi-Aventis and Maroc Télécom, Jean-René Fourtou undertook several jobs of primary importance in international companies such as Axa, Société Générale, La Poste and Nestlé.
The resume of the new member of the Board can be viewed on the company’s website, www.generali.com