Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2017
The shareholders or shareholder representatives attending the meeting represented 64.51% 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 voting (percentages have been rounded).
Agenda item 2
The Managing Board explained the Annual Report for 2016.
Agenda item 3
The implementation in 2016 of the remuneration policy for the Managing Board was discussed.
Agenda item 4
The Financial Statements for 2016 were adopted.
Agenda item 5a
The Amendment of the Articles of Association was adopted.
Agenda item 5b
The reserve policy and dividend policy were explained.
Agenda item 5c
The dividend per ordinary share to be paid for 2016 being €1.75 was declared.
Agenda item 6a
The members of the Managing Board were released from liability in respect of their managerial activities.
Agenda item 6b
The members of the Supervisory Board were released from liability in respect of their supervisory role.
Agenda item 7
Dimtri de Vreeze was reappointed as a member of the Managing Board.
Agenda item 8a
John Ramsey was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board.
Agenda item 8b
Frits Dirk van Paasschen was appointed as a member of the Supervisory Board.
Agenda item 9
The external auditor was reappointed.
Agenda item 10a
The period during which the Managing Board is authorized to issue ordinary shares was extended.
Agenda item 10b
The period during which the Managing Board is authorized to limit or exclude the preferential right when issuing ordinary shares was extended.
Agenda item 11
Authorization was granted to the Managing Board to have the company repurchase own shares.
Agenda item 12
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.