Bologna, 23rd May 2018 – Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A: DAL), a company listed in the STAR Segment of the Italian Stock Exchange managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (“Datalogic”) and global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, announces that the Board of Directors, confirming the governance structure previously communicated to the market, has confirmed Valentina Volta, in the position of CEO of Datalogic Group, giving her all executive powers other than those relating to "M&A" and "Real Estate" areas, which shall remain exclusively with the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Romano Volta. Furthermore it is hereby specified that Mrs. Volta is granted exclusive powers in relation to the "Markets -Sales & Marketing" area and all other powers not granted exclusively neither to the Group CEO ("Markets-Sales & Marketing") nor to the Chairman ("M&A" and "Real Estate") are attributed to the Group CEO and the Chairman, on a several (not joint) basis.
Based on the available information and the statements made by the directors, the Board has also evaluated that all the directors have the integrity requirements, that causes for their ineligibility and incompatibility do not exist as required by current law and the existence of the requirements of independence, pursuant to the current law and the Borsa Italiana Code of Conduct, with regard to the independent directors Angelo Busani, Roberto Osvaldo Lancellotti, Chiara Giovannucci Orlandi and Angelo Manaresi, appointing the latter Lead Independent Director.
The Board of Statutory Auditors verified the correct application of the assessment criteria and procedures adopted by the Board to assess the independence of its members.
The Board of Directors confirmed the following members of the Watch Structure pursuant to legislative decree no. 231 of 2001: Luca Sirotti, external member as Chairman, Sergio Taddei external member; David Scapparone, internal member.
The Board also appointed the following members of the Control, Risks, Compensation and Nomitation Committee: Angelo Manaresi as Chairman and Filippo Maria Volta and Chiara Giovannucci Orlandi as members, all non-executive and mostly independent.
On the basis of the assessments made by the Board of Statutory Auditors, the Board ascertained that the Alternate Auditor Patrizia Cornale, appointed by today's Shareholders’ meeting met the requirements of professionalism and honour as set out by the Ministerial Decree in Legislative March 30, 2000, n. 162, as well as the independence requirements established by the law.
The curricula of the directors and the alternate auditor are available on the website www.datalogic.com.
Lastly, the Board has confirmed the Group CFO Alessandro D’Aniello, director responsible for preparing the corporate accounting documents, and the following senior managers were confirmed as having strategic responsibilities:
- the Group Chief Executive Officer, Valentina Volta;
- the Group Chief Financial Officer, Alessandro D’Aniello;
- the Group Chief Technology Officer, Pietro Todescato.