By letter dated 7 January 2015, the Slovak Republic nominated, (by common accord with the Republic of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Cyprus, Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland and the Republic of Slovenia), Ms Martina Kobilicová (Director General of International Relations Section, Ministry of Finance) for appointment as an Alternate Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB to succeed Mr Róbert Auxt, who had resigned with effect from 1 January 2015.

By letter dated 29 January 2015, the Board of Governors was invited to vote on the proposed appointment.

The decision to appoint Ms Martina Kobilicová was taken on 17 February 2015, the date on which the requisite majority of Governors' votes was reached.

The term of office of Ms Martina Kobilicová will expire in 2018 at the end of the day either of the Annual Meeting or of the approval of the financial statements for the previous financial year, whichever is the later.