Publication of candidate lists for the appointment of the Board of Statutory Auditors

With reference to the forthcoming ordinary shareholders' meeting, convened for 14 and 16 May 2012 (first and second call) to resolve on, inter alia, the appointment of the Board of Statutory Auditors for the three-year period 2012 – 2014, we hereby advise that the following lists of candidates has been presented by shareholders on 19 April 2012.

List 1 presented by a group of savings management companies and institutional investors which together hold around 1.037% of the share capital of Finmeccanica:

Regular Statutory Auditors:
1) Riccardo Raul Bauer
2) Niccolò Abriani

Alternate Statutory Auditor:
1) Stefano Fiorini

List 2 presented by the Italian Finance and Economic Ministry, the holder of around 30.204% of the share capital of Finmeccanica:

Regular Statutory Auditors:
1) Maurilio Fratino
2) Silvano Montaldo
3) Eugenio Pinto

Alternate Statutory Auditor:
1) Vincenzo Limone

The lists of candidates, together with the documents and information required by law, are available to the public at the company's headquarters, at Borsa Italiana S.p.A. and on the company's website (www.finmeccanica.com).

Rome 23/04/2012