Milan, 31 January 2019 – Autogrill S.p.A. (Milan: AGL IM) announced that the indirect majority shareholder Edizione S.r.l. notified to the Board of Directors the proposal to co-opt Paolo Zannoni as Board member to replace Gilberto Benetton, who passed away at the end of October 2018.
Edizione S.r.l. also proposed to appoint Paolo Zannoni as Chairman of the Company.
The nomination of Paolo Zannoni will be submitted to the Company’s Board of Directors for the competent resolutions thereon.
Mr. Zannoni can boast a long and prestigious international career: currently working as Advisory Director at Goldman Sachs International and as President of the Italian Investment Banking division, he was and is in charge of several positions in leading international groups and is also a member of the Advisory Board of the International Centre for Finance (ICF) at the Yale School of Management.