Role and rules of the Appointement Committee

The Appointement Committee shall be chaired by one of the Board of Directors’ independent members.

The Appointement Committee prepares the Board of Directors' decisions on the following subjects:

- The Appointement Committee gives an opinion and, at the request of the Board of Directors, makes proposals and recommendations to the Board of Directors on the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer or, when required, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer(s);

- The company's Chief Executive Officer provides the Appointement Committee with any documents that may help it to carry out its duties and provide additional information. At the request of the Board of Directors, the Committee may also appoint external experts to carry out studies or analysis of compensation paid to executive directors of comparable companies in the banking sector.