The company Ansaldo STS

The Board of Directors met on 5 April 2011 and resolved the appointments for the top management of the company. These people are in office:

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors: Alessandro Pansa;
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors: Giancarlo Grasso;
  • CEO: Sergio De Luca.

The first-level organisation structure of Ansaldo STS will be organised as follows:

  • Directly reporting to Sergio De Luca, CEO:
    • Signalling Business Unit: Emmanuel Viollet;
    • Transportation Solutions Business Unit: Sergio De Luca, ad interim;
    • Standard Platforms & Products Business Unit: Maurizio Manfellotto;
    • Innovation & Competitiveness: Giovanni Bocchetti;
    • Company Secretary and General Counsel: Mario Orlando;
    • Chief Financial Officer: Alberto Milvio;
    • Human Resources: Carlo Cremona;
    • Standard Processes Quality & IT Services: Christian Andi;
    • Risk Management: Roberto Passalacqua;
    • HSE & Facility Management: Giuseppe Spezzi;
    • Security: Giovanni Rapiti.
  • Directly reporting to the Chairman of the Board of Directors:
    • Internal Audit: Mauro Giganti.

A new function, called International Special Projects, has been created directly reporting to the CEO. Members of this function are Michele Fracchiolla and Alfredo Drago.
Michele Fracchiolla, whose managerial appointment was authorised by the Board of Directors with resolution of 26 January 2011, is commissioned to support the ameliorative measures taken in relation to the activities of the Australian and Malaysian subsidiaries by co-ordinating the relations between the Group central structures and the local structures of the two companies.
Alfredo Drago is charged with supporting the inclusion of the American subsidiary within the ASTS Group organization, called FFDB.

With resolution of 1 March 2011, the Board of Directors approved the appointment of Miranda Matthews as Director of Ansaldo STS Australia in the capacity of Country Representative in the place of Lyle Jackson, who keeps the office of Chairman of the Board.

Therefore, the Country Representatives of the major entities of Ansaldo STS are the following:


Country Representative ASTS France: Emmanuel Viollet (Président de la Société);

Country Representative ASTS USA: Alan Calegari (President & Chief Executive Officer);

Country Representative ASTS Australia: Miranda Matthews (Director);

Country Representative ASTS China: Davide Cucino (Chairman of the Board of Directors);


Since 1 June 2011, Lyle Jackson handed over the responsibilities of the Transportation Solutions Business Unit and was appointed as Special Advisor directly reporting to the CEO. This role makes him responsible for the promotion at world level of the Freight business and the management of top strategic relations with customers in Australia, Malaysia and Africa.
Sergio De Luca is in charge of the Transportation Solutions Business Unit on a temporary basis.

During the meeting of 29 March, the 2010 Sustainability Report of the Ansaldo STS Group was submitted to the Board. It was later made available to the market on occasion of the Shareholders’ Meeting of 5 April. The Report was also published on Ansaldo STS’s website.