Taddeo Scerri to replace John Cassar White as BOV chairman
BOV said today that the current chairman of the board of directors of Bank of Valletta plc John Cassar White has informed the Government of Malta, as the main shareholder of the bank, that he will not continue to serve on the board after his term expires at the next Annual General Meeting of the bank that will be held on 16 December.
In accordance with the terms of the bank’s Memorandum and Articles of Association, the government has nominated Taddeo Scerri as chairman and Ms Anita Mangion as director on the board of Bank of Valletta plc for a period of one year with effect from 16 December 2016, subject to regulatory approval.
Mr Antonio Piras has been nominated by UniCredit SpA. to serve as its representative on the board of directors of the bank with effect from 16 December 2016 subject to regulatory approval.
Mr Taddeo Scerri was appointed to the board of Bank of Valletta in April 2013. Mr Scerri currently chairs the bank’s Audit Committee and is a member of the bank’s Remuneration Committee and of the bank’s Asset and Liability Committee. He is a qualified accountant. Mr Scerri was the Managing Partner of RSM Malta until his retirement in 2015. He was the financial expert on the local UEFA Clubs Licensing Board and was also a member of the Malta Football Association’s Finance Committee.
Ms Anita Mangion, Exec. MBA (eBusiness) post-graduate, is currently a board director at Malta Industrial Parks and heads the Business Development of an IT company. Ms Mangion started her professional career at the Malta Stock Exchange while reading for a BSc in Business and Computing, and subsequently at MFSA following the attainment of a B.Com Hons (Management). Over the last 14 years, she has helped various organisations in different industries (mainly financial, ICT, telecommunications, manufacturing as well as state entities and NGOs) develop their business, successfully build or re-structure their business processes and streamline their operations through Strategic Consultancy and ICT solution implementation.
Mr Piras occupies the role of Vice Chairman of Iacobucci Aerospace HF SpA. Until recently he was Vice Chairman of Eurofidi Soc Consortile Garanzia Fidiscarl (Turin). MrPiras was a director of Equitalia Centro SpA (Florence). He also held various senior management positions at UniCredit Group.
There is no matter concerning Mr Scerri, Ms Mangion and MrPiras which requires disclosure under Listing Rule 5.20.5 to Listing Rule 5.20.9
At the Annual General Meeting to be held on 16 December, shareholders will be electing the remaining six directors who will then be assessed by the regulators through a fit and proper evaluation process.