Corporate Bodies

Cattolica is a cooperative company with a one-tier governance system, approved by the Annual General Meeting of 28 April 2018 and authorised by the Italian Supervisory Authority for Private Insurance. This governance system went into effect starting from the Annual General Meeting of 13 April 2019.

The Board of Directors selected by the Annual General Meeting of 13 April includes 17 directors, 3 of which are also members of the Management Control Committee.

The role and function of the Cattolica Assicurazioni corporate bodies for 2019 are described in detail in the Corporate governance and ownership structure report. As concerns the new one-tier governance system, the same is regulated in detail in the Articles of association.

The composition of the current Board of Directors is provided below.


Board of Directors

The Board of the Company includes 17 Directors that are selected amongst the Members by the Members' Meeting from specific lists. The Board is vested with extensive powers of ordinary and extraordinary management of the Company, within the limits set by the Law and the By-laws. The administrative body is specifically tasked with the approval of the company’s strategic, industrial and financial plans, the more significant economic and financial operations, the proposal for the allocation of profits, selection of the general directors and the internal board committees and the definition of the related powers and functions. 

The administrative body was selected on the occasion of the Annual General Meeting which will approve the Financial Statements as at 31 December 2018.


(*) The directors whose names are marked by an asterisk make up the Management Control Committee, chaired by Mr G. Glisenti.

Composition of the Board


To find out the Relevant Persons of Cattolica and the transactions they have carried out, visit the Shareholdings page.


Name Appointments Committee Internal Control and Risk Committee Compensation Committee Related-Party Committee Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
Paolo Bedoni           
Carlo Ferraresi         X
Aldo Poli         X
Barbara Blasevich   X     X
Alessandro Lai     X   X
Federica Bonato          
Cesare Brena          
Piergiuseppe Caldana*       X  
Bettina Campedelli * X X     X
Stefano Gentili*         X
Rosella Giacometti   X      
Giovanni Glisenti          
Roberto Lancellotti*     X    
Anna Strazzera X     X  
Eugenio Vanda* X   X    
Elena Vasco        X  


* Chairman of the Committee
Compensation Committee: Roberto Lancellotti,
Internal Control and Risk Committee: Bettina Campedelli,
Appointments Committee: Eugenio Vanda,
Related-Party Committee: Piergiuseppe Caldana,
Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee: Stefano Gentili.

Name office Independence TUF Independence Self-Governance Code
Paolo Bedoni Chairman Yes No
Aldo Poli Deputy Vice Chairman Yes No
Barbara Blasevich Vice Chairman Yes No
Alessandro Lai Secretary Yes No
Carlo Ferraresi CEO No No
Federica Bonato Director Yes Yes
Cesare Brena Director Yes Yes
Piergiuseppe Cadana Director Yes Yes
Bettina Campedelli Director Yes Yes
Stefano Gentili Director Yes Yes
Rosella Giacometti Director Yes Yes
Giovanni Glisenti Director Yes Yes
Roberto Lancellotti Director Yes Yes
Anna Strazzera Director Yes Yes
Eugenio Vanda Director Yes Yes
Elena Vasco Director Yes Yes

* Recognition of the Board of Directors of 25 February 2021


The table shows the percentages of attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors by the Directors referring to the year 2019. For more information, see the Report on Corporate Governance and owership structure.

Name office % attendance
Paolo Bedoni  Chairman 100%
Aldo Poli Deputy Vice Chairman 84.2%
Barbara Blasevich Vice Chairman 100%
Alessandro Lai Secretary 100%
Piergiuseppe Caldana Director 100%
Chiara de' Stefani Director 94.7%
Luigi Castelletti Director 100%
Bettina Campedelli Director 100%
Rosella Giacometti Director 89.5%
Alberto Minali Director 100%
Carlo Napoleoni Director 89.5%
Pierantonio Riello Director 68.4%
Anna Strazzera Director 100%
Giovanni Glisenti Director 100%
Federica Bonato Director 100%
Cesare Brena Director 100%
Eugenio Vanda Director 100%