Director pursuant to By-Laws

Marco Bassilichi has been a member of the Board of Directors of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. since May 2020 and is also a member of the Remuneration Committee.

He began his professional experience in the family company as an internal auditor and held positions of increasing responsibility in the administrative area until he became Managing Director. In 1997, following a reorganisation involving the merger of the holding companies into a single company, he took on the position of Commercial Director.

Since 2000, he has promoted and guided the development of Bassilichi SpA, taking it from a family-run to a managerial organisation. From June 2002 to June 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer. On 28 June 2012, he was appointed Chairman, a position he held until Bassilichi S.p.A. became part of the ICBPI (Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane S.p.A) Group in July 2017.

Within the Bassilichi Group, he also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ABS Technology S.p.A., Chairman of the Safety Council of Bassilichi CEE, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fruendo S.r.l., and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Consorzio Triveneto S.p.A.

On 27 July 2017, ICBPI's Board of Directors appointed him as Chairman of CartaSi S.p.A. From July 2019 to 2021, he was Deputy Chairman of Nexi Payments S.p.A., a company created from the merger between ICBPI and CartaSi.

Currently, he is also a director of ITH S.p.A. (management holding company) and Base Digitale Group S.r.l. (Deputy Chairman) and is Deputy Chairman of Mercury B Capital Limited.

Other past positions include: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Base Digitale Srl (Sesa Group), Board Director of Ausilia Srl, Deputy Chairman of Confindustria Siena, Representative of Industry of the C.N.E.L. (National Council for Economy and Labour), Chairman of A.I.C.I.B. (Italian Association of Corporate & Investment Banking) and Member of the Board of Confindustria Florence.