Milan, 18 November 2021 – Autogrill S.p.A. (Milan Stock Exchange: AGL IM) announces that earlier today Mr Paolo Zannoni resigned with immediate effect from his position as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors for personal reasons.
The Board of Directors would like to thank Mr Paolo Zannoni for the work done for the Company in such position, since he joined in February 2019. Mr. Zannoni will continue working for Autogrill as a Member of the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors, which convened today, appointed as new Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr Paolo Roverato, who has been a director of Autogrill S.p.A. since April 2008 and a member of the Control and Risk and Corporate Governance Committee, of the Human Resources Committee, and of the Strategies and Sustainability Committee of the Company, Committees from which he resigned today.
Mr Roverato has a degree in business administration from Venice’s Ca' Foscari University and is a chartered accountant and auditor. After working for over ten years at Arthur Andersen S.p.A, since 2002 he has been a director at Edizione S.r.l. as an Investment Director.
He has been a member of the Board of Directors of many companies, such as World Duty Free S.p.A., Telecom Italia Media S.p.A., Gemina S.p.A., Aeroporti di Roma S.p.A, Investimenti Infrastrutture S.p.A., Leonardo S.r.l., Schematrentaquattro S.p.A., Schematrentanove S.r.l., Immobiliare Italia S.r.l., Sagat-Aeroporto di Torino S.p.A., Aeroporto di Firenze S.p.A. and he was CEO at Aeroporti Holding S.p.A.
He is currently a director at Edizione Property S.p.A., at COMPAÑIA DE TIERRAS SUD ARGENTINO S.A. and Maccarese S.p.A.; he is CEO at Edizione Alberghi S.r.l., at Edizione Agricola S.r.l. and permanent auditor of Alì S.p.A..
The Board of Directors appointed Laura Cioli as member of the Control and Risk and Corporate Governance Committee to replace Paolo Roverato and reduced the number of members from four to three of the Human Resources Committee and of the Strategies and Sustainability Committee.
Corporate Governance Matters
Today, the Board of Directors resolved, in accordance with the principles and recommendations of the Corporate Governance Code, to adopt a Regulation of the Board of Directors. Among other things, this Regulation replaces the Autogrill Corporate Governance Code and incorporates and updates the regulations of the Board of Directors committees. The Board of Directors has also approved the policy on diversity in the composition of the Board of Directors, which has also been included in the aforementioned Regulation of the Board of Directors.
The Regulation of the Board of Directors is being published on the Company's website www.autogrill.com, Section Corporate Governance".