The Board of Directors of Borsa Italiana appoints Mrs. Claudia Parzani as new Chairwoman


Milan - 25 March, 2022 – The Board of Directors of Borsa Italiana, part of Euronext Group, acknowledged the resignation of Chairman of the Board, Andrea Sironi, effective 27 April 2022 immediately following the General Shareholders Meeting of Borsa Italiana.

In order to ensure continuity in the governance of Borsa Italiana, the Board of Directors has appointed current Deputy Chairwoman, Claudia Parzani, as Chairwoman effective 27 April 2022.

Euronext and the members of the Board of Directors of Borsa Italiana would like to express their gratitude to Andrea Sironi for his contribution to the development of Borsa Italiana over the last six years, and his support in making the Borsa Italiana Group an integral part and a fundamental pillar within Euronext’s strategy. Euronext and the members of the Board of Directors congratulate Claudia Parzani on her new role as Chairwoman.

Andrea Sironi stated:

It has been a great pleasure and an honor to chair the Board of Directors of Borsa Italiana over the last six years, a period characterized by important challenges and significant achievements. Borsa Italiana has grown and gained an increasingly international dimension, up to the integration into the Euronext Group, the leading market infrastructure in Europe. I congratulate and wish all the best to my successor, Claudia Parzani. Claudia has the experience, the expertise and the leadership skills to chair Borsa Italiana in the coming years so that, together with CEO Fabrizio Testa, Borsa will continue on its path of growth, for the benefit of the Italian economic and financial system and, more generally, to the European project of the Capital Market Union.

Claudia Parzani said:

I am honored to be appointed as Chairwoman of Borsa Italiana during these exciting times, and to be part of the growth project of Euronext. I am grateful to Andrea Sironi for his confidence and support during the last few years, and I look forward to leading the Board of Directors of Borsa Italiana to support the company in fully seizing the opportunity of being part of Euronext, the leading market infrastructure in Europe.

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