PIRELLI: REN JIANXIN RESIGNS FROM BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NING GAONING PROPOSED FOR ROLE OF CHAIRMAN
Milan 30 July 2018 – Pirelli & C. S.p.A. announces that the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Ren Jianxin, with effect from today, has resigned from all roles held on the Company’s Board of Directors as a consequence of his announced resignation from the role of Chairman of China National Chemical Corporation having reached the age limit for that position.
Pirelli wishes to thank Ren Jianxin for his contribution to the Company in these years.
It should be noted that, as of today, Ren Jianxin is not recorded as having any shares and/or other financial instruments issued by Pirelli and that the attribution of indemnities or other benefits linked to the cessation of his role is not foreseen.
Following the announcement of Ren Jianxin’s resignation, Ning Gaoning, the new Chairman of ChemChina, has communicated to the Company his willingness to accept from now his eventual nomination for cooptation onto the Board of Directors of Pirelli as well as for the role of Chairman of the Company.
As a result of all the above, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Marco Tronchetti Provera, will submit to the Board of Directors meeting scheduled for August 7, 2018 the proposal for the procedure of cooptation of Ning Gaoning and subsequently his nomination as Chairman of the Board of Directors.