Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2016
The shareholders or shareholder representatives attending the meeting represented 55.41% of the voting capital.
Number of votes per share is one.
Summary of the resolutions
Summary of the resolutions passed at the AGM and the outcome of the votings (percentages have been rounded).
Agenda item 2
The Managing Board elucidated the Annual Report for 2015.
Agenda item 3
The implementation in 2015 of the remuneration policy for the Managing Board was discussed.
Agenda item 4
The Financial Statements for 2015 were adopted.
Agenda item 5a
The reserve policy and dividend policy were elucidated.
Agenda item 5b
The dividend per ordinary share to be paid for 2015 being €1.65 was declared. The final dividend (€1.10) to be made available in cash or ordinary shares, at the option of the shareholder was adopted.
Agenda item 6a
The members of the Managing Board were released from liability in respect of their managerial activities; the release relates to the data revealed by the annual accounts and/or otherwise communicated to the General Meeting before the annual accounts were approved.
Agenda item 6b
The members of the Supervisory Board were released from liability in respect of their supervisory role; the release relates to the data revealed by the annual accounts and/or otherwise communicated to the General Meeting before the annual accounts were approved.
Mrs. Eileen Kennedy was reappointed as a member of the Supervisory Board.
Mrs. Victoria Haynes was reappointed as a member of the Supervisory Board.
Mr. Pradeep Pant was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board.
The proposed increase of the remuneration of the Supervisory Board was adopted.
Agenda item 9a
The period during which the Managing Board is authorized to issue ordinary shares was extended.
Agenda item 9b
The period during which the Managing Board is authorized to limit or exclude the preferential right when issuing ordinary shares was extended.
Agenda item 10
Authorization was granted to the Managing Board to have the company repurchase own shares.
Agenda item 11
The meeting resolved to reduce the issued capital by cancellation of own shares up to a maximum of the number that is or will be bought by the company.