Rome, 8 May 2009 – A meeting of Acea SpA’s Board of Directors, chaired by Giancarlo Cremonesi, has today co-opted Luigi Pelaggi and Andrea Péruzy on to the Board, as replacements for the resigning Dino Piero Giarda and Geminello Alvi. The co-option was approved, in accordance with the provisions of the current Articles of Association, on the basis of the latest list of candidates submitted by the Comune di Roma.
Luigi Pelaggi was born in Catanzaro on 30 September 1954.
Having obtained a degree in law, Mr. Pelaggi has been a supreme court lawyer since 1981. Between 1979 and 1996 he was Deputy General Manager of the Italian Bankers’ Association; a lecturer in Labour Law and Industrial Relations at the universities of Campobasso and L’Aquila and at Rome’s “La Sapienza” University. Between 1996 and 2001 he was head of Government relations at Confindustria (the Confederation of Italian Industry). He has also worked as a consultant for a number of leading industrial companies (Pirelli, Telecom Italia and Ferrovie dello Stato) and business associations. He is currently head of the Technical Secretariat at the Ministry of the Environment and Land and Sea Protection and Chairman of the Ministry’s Supervisory Committee for the Use of Water Resources (COVIS).
Andrea Péruzy was born in Rome on 7 June 1962.
Mr. Péruzy has a degree in law and a Masters in Business Administration and International Law. The numerous positions held during his professional career include a directorship of the publisher of the daily newspaper, “L’Unità”, his role as a partner at IBI Bank – Zurich and the position of Deputy Chairman of Enimont SpA.
He is currently a Director of Crèdit Agricole Asset Management Real Estate Italia SpA, Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato SpA, Alenia Aeronautica SpA and Astrim SpA (where he is also a member of the Audit Committee), and Executive Director and Treasurer of the Italianieuropei Foundation.
The Board authorised the Chairman to call a General Meeting of shareholders to elect the co-opted Directors.
During the same meeting, the Board also confirmed Marco Staderini’s election as Chief Executive Officer, following approval of his appointment at the General Meeting of 29 April this year. The Board also assigned the new CEO the same powers as granted at its meeting of 27 March 2009.