Verification of the requirements for the members of the corporate bodies elected at the 2023 Shareholders' Meeting
24 May 2023 - 19:11
Milan – The Board of Directors of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., prior to the unanimous opinion of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee, and the Board of Statutory Auditors have assessed, in accordance with the law and to the extent of their respective responsibility, for the members of the corporate bodies elected by the 2023 Shareholders' Meeting, i.e. for the Director Stefano Marsaglia and the permanent and alternate members of the Board of Statutory Auditors, Carlo Schiavone, Sara Landini, Paolo Ratti, Giuseppe Melis and Michele Pizzo, the fulfilment of the requirements and compliance with the criteria set forth in law and regulations in force - including those referred to in the new provisions of the Ministry of Economic Development Decree 2 May 2022, no. 88 – by the Articles of Association and by the Corporate Governance Code, as implemented by the Company's internal regulations.
In this context, the Board of Directors, prior to the unanimous opinion of the Nominations and Corporate Governance Committee, applied the principle of substance over form, have assessed the existence of the independence requirement set by the Corporate Governance Code also for the Chair of the Board of Statutory Auditors, Carlo Schiavone, deeming that the position of sole director which he held in the previous three years in a company controlled by a significant shareholder of the Company, is not of such significance as to compromise the fulfilment of this requirement, with particular reference to recommendation no. 7, b) of the Corporate Governance Code.