Telecom Italia announces that today's Special Shareholders' Meeting, held in Milan, appointed Professor Carlo Pasteris as common representative.
Professor Carlo Pasteris will retain the position for three financial years, up to the approval of the 2006 full-year accounts.
Professor Carlo Pasteris was born in Turin, Italy, in 1927. He is a registered Italian accountant and auditor.
Professor Pasteris was appointed the common representative of the “former” Telecom Italia company in 1986, and is currently serving as the common representative of savings shareholders in TIM S.p.A., Telecom Italia Media S.p.A. and Fiat S.p.A.. He is also Chairman of the Board of Auditors at Italenergia S.p.A., Toro Assicurazioni S.p.A., De Agostini S.p.A. and the Polytechnic of Turin.
Milan, October 26, 2004