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.
(**) Until 29.05.2020, date of the resignation of dr. A. Minali.

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 * X       X
Aldo Poli X       X
Barbara Blasevich   X     X
Alessandro Lai     X    
Federica Bonato          
Cesare Brena          
Piergiuseppe Caldana       X  
Bettina Campedelli * X X     X
Luigi Castelletti *       X  
Chiara de' Stefani * X   X    
Rosella Giacometti   X      
Giovanni Glisenti          
Pierantonio Riello     X    
Anna Strazzera       X  
Carlo Napoleoni           
Eugenio Vanda X        


* Chairman of the Committee
Compensation Committee: Chiara dè Stefani,
Internal Control and Risk Committee: Bettina Campedelli,
Appointments Committee: Paolo Bedoni,
Related-Party Committee: Luigi Castelletti,
Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee: Paolo Bedoni.

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
Federica Bonato Director Yes Yes
Cesare Brena Director Yes Yes
Piergiuseppe Cadana Director Yes Yes
Bettina Campedelli Director Yes Yes
Luigi Castelletti Director Yes Yes
Chiara de Stefani Director Yes Yes
Rosella Giacometti Director Yes Yes
Giovanni Glisenti Director Yes Yes
Pierantonio Riello Director Yes Yes
Anna Strazzera Director Yes Yes
Carlo Napoleoni Director Yes No
Eugenio Vanda Director Yes Yes

* Recognition of the Board of Directors of 13 February 2020


The table shows the percentages of attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors by the Directors referring to the year 2018. For more information, see the Corporate Governance Report.

Name office % attendance
Paolo Bedoni  Chairman 100%
Alberto Minali CEO 100%
Aldo Poli Deputy Vice Chairman 83.3%
Manfredo Turchetti Vice Chairman 75%
Alessandro Lai Secretary 100%
Nerino Chemello Director 95.8%
Chiara de' Stefani Director 83.3%
Barbara Blasevich Director 100%
Bettina Campedelli Director 100%
Lisa Ferrarini Director 83.3%
Paola Ferroli Director 100%
Paola Grossi Director 100%
Giovanni Maccagnani Director 95.8%
Luigi Mion Director 100%
Carlo Napoleoni Director 70.8%
Angelo Nardi Director 95.8%
Pilade Riello Director 87.5%
Eugenio Vanda Director 100%