The Appointments, Remuneration and Corporate Governance Committee of Indra has approved the candidacies of five of the six aspiring independent directors shortlisted last week, with the exception of the chairman of Excom and former director of MásMóvil, Philip Fernandez.
So the names of Virginia Arce, Olga San Jacinto, Coloma Armero, Axel Arendt and Belén Amatriain They will be submitted to the approval of the shareholders in an extraordinary meeting, whose date will be determined when the Commission selects a replacement for Fernández, as the technology company has notified the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV).
With the arrival of these independent directors at Indra, there will also be the departure of Ignatius Martinchairman of the Appointments Committee and independent director of the Board firm after piloting the process, as he announced that he would do after the last shareholders’ meeting, which ended with the dismissal of five independent directors.
Precisely, Amber Capital, The entity that proposed these dismissals announced last Friday that it had received authorization from the Council of Ministers to reach up to 9.9% of the capital, which means increasing its participation by 5.7 percentage points.
The list of candidates for the council is characterized by its technological profile and by the presence of four women, who, if their appointment is approved, will reinstate the female weight on the council after leaving in the last months of Ana de Pro, Isabel Torremocha, Silvia Iranzo and Carmen Aquerreta.
Thus, the Commission has proposed the appointment of Belen Amatriain, former CEO of Telefónica Spain and former marketing director of the operator, who is currently a director Prim y Faes Farm. Also on the list is the partner responsible for the Technology, Telecommunications and Entertainment and Media sector of the consulting firm PwC, Virginia Arce. The other two proposed directors are the partner of Uría Menéndez and director of Cemex Latam Holdings, Colona Gunsmithand the advisory counselor at Nazca Capital and the mobility firm Astara, Olga San Jacinto. The list is completed by the director of the Rolls Royce group, Axel Arendt.