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Appointments Committee

Francesco Gori

Francesco Gori - Chairman

Independent director

Francesco Gori was born in Florence on 15 May 1952.
After earning a high-school diploma from a Classical Lyceum in Italy, he graduated in Economics and Commerce with the highest grade and honours from the University of Florence.
He joined Pirelli in 1978, where, after gaining a range of experience in Italy and abroad, he was appointed Managing Director of the Pneumatics division in 2001, CEO of Pirelli Tyre in 2006 and, in 2009, Managing Director of Pirelli & C.
From 2006 to 2011 and for two consecutive terms, he was elected Chairman of ETRMA, the European Tyre & Rubber Manufacturers' Association.
In 2012, he left the Pirelli group of his own accord.
From 2013 to 2015 he was Industrial Advisor of Malacalza Investimenti, the second largest shareholder of Pirelli until its delisting from Italian Stock Exchange.
From 2014 he is Industrial Advisor of the CCR Fund of Idea Capital Funds SGR (De Agostini Group) and from 2015 he is a non-executive director on the Board of Apollo Tyres, a leader company in India in tyres’ business. Since 2016 he is Chairman of Benetton Group.
He is also director of the Italian branch of Plan International, one of the first and largest ONG in the world for children’s long-distance support.

 

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Monica De Virgiliis

Monica De Virgiliis

Independent director

Born in Turin in 1967.

Graduated in Electronic Engineering at the Politecnico of Torino in 1992 with honors.
In 1993 she joins Magneti Marelli as Production Engineer in the Electronics Division based in Pavia (Italy). In 1996 she joins the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) with the mission to develop collaborations with Italian companies. As a consequence of one of the most successful collaborations, with ST Microelectronics, in 2001 she joins STM as Business Development Manager for the Telecom Wireline Division based in Agrate Brianza (Italy).
In 2003 she becomes Strategic Alliances Director of Advanced System Technology Group and moves to the headquarters in Geneva. In 2004 she becomes Group Vice President in charge of the Systems and Business Development Division of the Wireless Group.
In 2006 she becomes General Manager of the Home Video Division and in 2007, in conjunction with the change of business model of the Wireless customers and the advent of the smartphone, she becomes General Manager of the Wireless Multimedia Division with a turnover of over one billion dollars, where she operates a successful transformation of the product portfolio and the business model. She is one of the architects of the acquisition of NXP-Wireless and the establishment of the joint venture with Ericsson.
She leaves ST-Ericsson in 2010 and newly joins ST Microelectronics putting her business experience at the disposal of the Corporate programs first as Group VP Corporate Organizational Development and then as Corporate Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions.
In 2015 she joins Infineon as Vice President Industrial Microcontrollers based in Munich (Germany) where she operates a turnaround of the business line.
End 2016 she joins Octo Telematics as Chief Operations Officer of the subsidiary Mobility Solutions providing services at the intersection of the new technology, the sharing economy and the automotive.
She served on the Board of Directors of several startups in the years 2010-2014.
In April 2015 she joins the Board of Directors of Prysmian Group and in February 2016 the Board of Stevanato Group.
 

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Alessandro Tonetti

Alessandro Tonetti

Non-executive director

 

Born in Ronciglione (VT) in 1977.

He is Chief Legal Officer of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A.
A cum laude graduate in Law, he won two one-year scholarships for specialization courses in Administrative Sciences, with particular reference to Economic Public Law under the direction of Professor Sabino Cassese. Subsequently, he obtained a PhD in Administrative Law and Organization and Functioning of the Public Administration at the Sapienza University in Rome and a postgraduate specialization diploma in European Public Law at the Academy of European Public Law of the Kapodistrian University of Athens, with an in-depth examination on the subject of competition and state aid. He also qualified to practice law.
From June 2013 to February 2016, he was a member of the “Nucleo tecnico per il coordinamento della politica economica” (Technical Team for coordination of economic policy) in support of the Prime Minister' office and then since March 2014 he has held the position of deputy Head of Cabinet of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. As representative for the Ministry of Economy and Finance he was a member of the “Gruppo di coordinamento per l’attuazione della disciplina dei poteri speciali sugli assetti societari" (Coordination group for the implementation of regulations on special powers on share ownership) operating at the Prime Minister’s office. In the past, he has held managerial and executive roles at the Prime Minister's Office and was a member of the "Nucleo di consulenza per la regolazione dei servizi pubblici" (Advisory Team for public service regulation), as well as of the Technical Secretariat of the National Management Committee for economic programming, also operating at the Prime Minister's office, in support of the activity of the Inter-ministerial Committee for economic programming.
He teaches a Master’s degree course in Administrative Law at the "Roma Tre" University. In the past, he taught a course in Business Administration Discipline at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tuscia and was a contract Professor of Public Finance Law at the Suor Orsola Benincasa University of Naples. He has also given lessons at the School of Public Administration and the School of Economics and Finance. Author of various articles and essays in major law journals on administrative national and European law and on Economic Public law.
He is also member of the Board of Directors of Enav S.p.A.
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Snam’s process for nominating board members was highlighted in 2014 as best practice by the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) initiative, which brings together investors working to develop a more sustainable financial system. Read more about the study .

Main duties

The Appointments Committee consults with and advises the Board of Directors on individual appointments. Duties include:

  • Proposing candidates for the position of director, if director places are vacated during the year, and to ensure compliance with the minimum number of independent director requirements and for the regulated quota on percentage of women on the board
  • Proposing candidates for the corporate bodies of Snam’s controlled companies included in the scope of consolidation and foreign strategic subsidiaries
  • Developing and proposing procedures for the annual self-evaluation of the board and its Committees, directives on limits and prohibitions for holding of multiple offices by board members, criteria for evaluating professionalism and independence of directors, to ensure directors are not involved in competitive activities, and report any concerns to the Board
  • reporting to the Board, at least once every six months, not later than the latest date for the approval of the annual and six-monthly financial report, on the activities which it has carried out, at the meeting specified by the Chairman of the Board of Directors; in any event, subsequently to its own meeting the Committee updates the Board of Directors in a communication, at the first available meeting, on the topics discussed and the comments, recommendations and opinions formulated therein.

Recent Activity

In 2016 the Appointments Committee met 9 times, with 100% of members present. Committee meetings were an average length of 45 minutes.

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