Rome, 3 July 2015 – Eni announces that Professor Luigi Zingales* has resigned from Eni’s Board of Directors.
The Board thanks Professor Zingales for his active contribution in these months.
The Board of Directors will replace the resigning Director by law.
Below is a letter that Professor Zingales sent to Eni’s Board of Directors and the Board of Statutory Auditors’ Chairman:
I hereby inform you on my irrevocable resignation as a director of Eni SpA, effective from the receipt of this letter, due to irreconcilable differences of opinion on the role of the Board of Directors in the management of the company. I would appreciate it if you could ask Eni to fulfill the ritual communications in the event of resignation of a Director and send a press release containing the news and the reasons above.
My best wishes for success to Eni and all its employees, I admire the dedication with which they work.
* Independent Director, member of the Control and Risk Committee and of the Nomination Committee.