Telecom Italia SpA (TLIT.MI)
April 24 Mediaset Chief Financial Officer Marco Giordani says:
* Board and investor fights damaging to TIM - deputy chairman
* VIVENDI'S LIST FOR TELECOM ITALIA STATUTORY AUDITORS GETS MAJORITY OF VOTES
MILAN, April 24 Telecom Italia (TIM) CEO Amos Genish was backed by nearly all shareholders present at a general meeting on Tuesday, just days before a showdown over board seats between the Italian phone group's top two investors.
MILAN, April 24 Telecom Italia Chief Executive Amos Genish said he would be honoured to continue in his post after a new board for the phone group is elected on May 4 but only if he can gain the trust and is aligned with the new set of board directors.
April 24 Telecom Italia Chief Executive Amos Genish tells shareholders at AGM:
* ACTIVIST FUND ELLIOTT REITERATES IT FULLY SUPPORTS TELECOM ITALIA CEO AMOS GENISH - PORTFOLIO MANAGER Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
* ITALIAN STATE LENDER CDP PRESENT AT TELECOM ITALIA AGM WITH ORDINARY SHARES WITH VOTING RIGHTS FOR 4.78 PERCENT - DEPUTY CHAIRMAN Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan newsroom)
The following factors could affect Italian markets on Tuesday.
ROZZANO, Italy, April 24 Telecom Italia (TIM) shareholders will vote on Tuesday to confirm Amos Genish as CEO, while a widely-anticipated showdown between the top two investors in Italy's biggest phone group over board seats is delayed by 10 days.