Personnel and organisation

Ansaldo STS

The senior management of the company was not changed during the first half of 2009.

The Company's officers thus include:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors: Alessandro Pansa (appointed by the Shareholders' Meeting of 21 November 2005);
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors: Sante Roberti (appointed by the Board of Directors’ meeting of 24 February 2006);
  • CEO: Sergio De Luca (appointed by the Board of Directors’ meeting of 14 June 2007).

The first-level organisation structure of Ansaldo STS was also unchanged. Therefore, it is as follows:

  • The following Functions will report to the Company's Chairman:
    • Internal Audit, headed by Mauro Giganti, Vice President;
    • Risk Management (limited to Project Control activities), headed by Antonio Manzi, Senior Vice President.
  • The following report to the CEO:
    • General Secretary Direction, headed by Mario Orlando, General Counsel;
    • Administration, Finance and Control Direction, headed by Jean Paul Giani, CFO;
    • Human Resources & Organisation Direction, headed by Carlo Cremona, Senior Vice President, assisted by Francesco Romano, Vice President
    • Business Development Direction Unit, headed by Emmanuel Viollet, Senior Vice President;
  • The General Secretary and the Directions are charged with planning and controlling all of the Group's activity. The corresponding Directions of the individual operating companies thus functionally report to the General Secretary and the Directors of Ansaldo STS and directly report to the chief executive officer of their respective companies.
  • The following functions also report to the Chief Executive Officer:
    • Processes, Quality and Systems, headed by Christian Andi, Vice President;
    • Investor Relations, headed by Andrea Razeto, Investor Relator;
    • Risk Management and Project Control (limited to Risk Management activities), headed by Antonio Manzi, Senior Vice President;
    • Industrial Competitiveness, headed by Giuseppe Spezzi, Vice President.

With resolution passed on 6 March 2009, the Board approved the cross-border merger project of Ansaldo Signal N.V. in liquidation into Ansaldo STS SpA, pursuant to Directive 2005/556/EC of 26 October 2005 and Articles 2501 and ff. of the Italian Civil Code.

These were also appointed:

  • Giuseppe Barreca as Head of the Business Contract & Litigations Function, as part of Ansaldo STS’s General Secretary’s duties, with resolution of the Board of Directors passed on 22 January 2009;
  • Giovanni Rapiti as Security Manager of the Ansaldo STS Group, with resolution of the Board of Directors passed on 22 January 2009;

As regards governance, the Board approved the new Organisation, Management and Control Model pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001 (hereinafter, “the Model”), which reflects the introduction of crimes regarding workplace safety, receiving stolen goods, laundering and using money, goods or utilities of illegal provenance, computer crimes and illegal data processing. The revision of the Model was a chance to make changes and integrations, on the basis of the Model adopted by the reference shareholder Finmeccanica, regarding:

  • the description of how crimes can be committed;
  • the features, functions, powers of the Supervisory Board and information flows to it;
  • the principles for the conduct and implementation of the decision-making process in crime risk areas;
  • the process for the preparation and the elements of the Model.

Workforce at 30 June 2009

The Group’s workforce at 30 June 2009 stood at 4,318, an increase of 54 or 1.27%, on the 4,264 of 30 June 2008. The breakdown by business area at 30 June 2009 is as follows:

  • Signalling Business Unit: 3,757 employees, or 87.01% of total resources;
  • Transportation Solutions Business Unit: 487 employees, or 11.28% of total resources;
  • Corporate: 74 employees, or 1.72% of total resources

Workforce at 30 June 2009 - 2008 (number) by Business Unit