(AGI) Rome, Nov. 26 - Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has beenappointed as chairman of new Alitalia, which has now mergedwith United Arab Emirates company, Etihad. The shareholders'assembly of Alitalia SAI, the new jointly controlled companyappointed the executive board while new chairman, MrMontezemolo was also named chairman of Alitalia CAI, theoriginal company founded by business leaders, according toindustry sources. Aside from Mr Montezemolo, the Alitalia SAIexecutive board includes such individuals as Antonella Mansi,Paolo Andrea Colombo, Jean-Pierre Mustier, Roberto Colaninno,James Hogan, James Rigney, Giovanni Bisignani and SilvanoCassano, whom the board is expected to appoint as managingdirector. Alitalia CAI's executive board will include GianpaoloAlessandro, Luigi Borre, Amedeo Nodari, Enrico Laghi, DantePasqualini and Antonino Turicchi. . .