Bologna, 20th December 2016 - Datalogic S.p.A. (Borsa Italiana S.p.A.: DAL), a company listed on the STAR Segment of the Italian Stock Exchange managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. ("Datalogic"), hereby announces that the Board of Directors held on the date hereof has resolved – effective as of 1st of January 2017 - upon the appointment of Mrs. Valentina Volta – currently Board member of the Company -as new Group CEO with all executive powers other than those relating to "M&A" and "Real Estate" areas, which shall remain exclusively with the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Romano Volta.
Furthermore it is hereby specified that:
- Mrs. Volta is granted exclusive powers in relation to the "Markets -Sales & Marketing" Area.
- All other powers not granted exclusively neither to the Group CEO ("Markets-Sales & Marketing") nor to the Chairman ("M&A" and "Real Estate") are attributed to the Group CEO and the Chairman, on a several (not joint) basis.
Moreover, Mr. Pietro Todescato – currently Datalogic Group CTO and Board member- is granted the responsibility of the "Global Product Marketing" area, that will have the goal of analyzing and developing the technological inputs received from the Customers, in order to process them and contribute to the innovation process of the Group.
This new Governance model has been adopted in the framework of the project communicated to the market on August 4th, 2016, within the context of a rationalization process of the corporate structure which is aimed at realizing a "go to market model" focused on the role of the Customer.
The CVs of Mrs. Valentina Volta and Mr. Pietro Todescato are published on the Company's website www.datalogic.com.