In 2016, the Board of Directors met 9 times, with meetings regularly attended by the Board of Statutory Auditors.

The Control and Risks Committee held 9 meetings, the Remuneration and Appointments Committee held 2 meetings and the Related-Party Committee held 1 meeting.

The table indicates the attendance rate for the directors at the BoD and Committee meetings, respectively (number of times present / number of meetings held during the actual term of office of the person concerned).

Board of Directors

OfficeMembertermqualification% attendance rate for BoD meetings*
ChairmanMarina Berlusconifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
executive100.003
Chief Executive OfficerErnesto Maurifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
executive100.004
DirectorPaolo Ainiofrom 28/07/2016
to 31/12/2016
non-executive100.001
DirectorPier Silvio Berlusconifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive33.335
DirectorPasquale Cannatellifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive88.885
DirectorBruno Ermollifrom 23/04/2015
to 28/07/2016
non-executive85.713
DirectorAlfredo Messinafrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive66.662
DirectorMartina Mondadorifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive
independent
11.11 –
DirectorDanilo Pellegrinofrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive100.005
DirectorRoberto Polifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive88.887
DirectorOddone Pozzifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
executive100.009
DirectorAngelo Renoldifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive
independent
77.772
DirectorMario Rescadal 23/04/2015
fino al 31/12/2017
executive100.007
Director – Lead Independent DirectorCristina Rossellofrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive
independent
100.008
DirectorMarco Spadacinifrom 23/04/2015
to 31/12/2017
non-executive
independent
100.0015

Quorum needed to present a slate of candidates at the last appointment: 2.5%.
The Company’s applicable minimum ownership stake for shareholders to submit a slate of candidates was determined by Consob resolution no. 19856 of 25 January 2017.
Number of meetings that took place during the fiscal year:
Board of Directors: 9
Internal Control and Risk Management Committee: 9
Remuneration and Appointments Committee: 2
Related Parties Committee: 1

NOTES
* This column reports the number of positions held by the person concerned as director or statutory auditor in other companies listed on regular markets, including abroad, as well as in financial companies, banks, insurance companies, or other large companies. These positions are described in more detail in the Corporate governance report.