Press Release

At today’s meeting the Board of Directors of Acea S.p.A., on a proposal by the Appointments and Remuneration Committee and with a resolution approved by the Board of Statutory Auditors, appointed by co-option (pursuant to Article 2386 of the Italian Civil Code and Article 15 of the Articles of Association) Barbara Marinali as the new non-executive Director, following the resignation of Michaela Castelli on 14 February 2023.

The Board of Directors also appointed Barbara Marinali to the office of Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

Barbara Marinali has gained significant experience in the public and private sector. She has held key posts, acquiring an in-depth knowledge of the Italian state administrative structure and institutional framework. She currently holds important positions on the boards of listed companies.

Barbara Marinali, who has accepted the appointment and will remain in office until the next Annual General Meeting, has declared that she possesses the independence requirements set forth by applicable law and by the Corporate Governance Code. On the basis of these declarations and the information at the disposal of the Company, the Board of Directors has evaluated the possession of such independence requirements.

The Company declares that, to the best of its knowledge, Barbara Marinali does not hold any equity interest in Acea at this time.

The Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Statutory Auditors expressed appreciation to Michaela Castelli for her positive engagement and the work performed, whilst conveying to the new Chairperson their best wishes for success in the industrial challenges awaiting the Acea Group.

The curriculum vitae of the new Director is available at the Company’s head office and on the website


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