Please note that the Board of Directors of Ansaldo STS S.p.A., meeting today, on the basis of the statements and information provided by the persons involved, assessed the existence of the independence requirements – pursuant to Art. 147-ter, paragraph 4, of the Consolidated Law on Finance, Art. 3 of the Corporate Governance Code promoted by the Italian Stock Exchange and Art. 16 of Consob Regulation no. 20249 of 28 December 2017 – of the directors Ms. Rosa Cipriotti, Mr. Michele Alberto Fabiano Crisostomo, Mr. Alberto de Benedictis, Mr. Mario Garraffo, Mr. Fabio Labruna and Ms. Katharine Rosalind Painter. In assessing its independence requirements pursuant to the Corporate Governance Code, the Board of Directors adopted the assessment criteria set out by the Code itself.