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Eni-CDP Equity: slate of Board of Directors candidates and proposals of resolution for Saipem Shareholders’ Meeting

San Donato Milanese (MI) - Roma, 5 April 2018 - Eni and CDP Equity, in relation to the Saipem Shareholders’ Meeting on May 3, 2018, on single call to resolve, inter alia, the appointment of Board Directors, as required by the current Shareholders’ agreement between the companies, will propose a joint slate including the following candidates:

  • Francesco Caio,
  • Stefano Cao, 
  • Maria Elena Cappello*,
  • Claudia Carloni,
  • Paolo Fumagalli*,
  • Leone Pattofatto.


Stefano Cao is the candidate who possesses the required professional skills to be confirmed as CEO of the company.

The slate will be deposited at Saipem within the terms and conditions indicated by the law, Saipem By-laws, the notice of the Shareholders’ Meeting and the Shareholders’ agreement.

Eni and CDP Equity will also submit to the Saipem Shareholders’ Meeting the proposals:

-       to appoint Francesco Caio as Chairman of the Board of Directors;

-       to confirm the current gross annual remuneration payable to each Director of 60,000 euro, plus reimbursement of expenses incurred in their role as board members.


Eni S.p.A. holds 308,767,968 ordinary shares of Saipem S.p.A. representing 30.542% of the total amount of ordinary shares.

CDP Equity S.p.A. holds 126,905,637 ordinary shares of Saipem S.p.A. representing 12.553% of the total amount of ordinary shares.

Eni S.p.A. and CDP Equity S.p.A. have entered into a Shareholders’ agreement related to the ordinary shares of Saipem S.p.A. whose essential information is available on the websites of Saipem S.p.A. and Consob.

*Candidate which has declared his/her independence requirements provided under art. 148, paragraph 3, of the legislative decree 58/1998 (“T.U.F.”), as referred to art. 147-ter paragraph 4 of T.U.F and under art. 3 of the Italian Corporate Governance Code.


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