Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2018
The shareholders or shareholder representatives attending the meeting represented 65.96% of the issued share capital entitled to vote. Number of votes per share is one.
Summary of the resolutions passed
Summary of the resolutions passed at the AGM and the outcome of the voting (percentages are rounded to two decimal places).
Agenda item 2
The Managing Board explained the Annual Report for 2017.
Agenda item 3
The implementation of the New Dutch Corporate Governance Code was discussed.
Agenda item 4
The implementation in 2017 of the remuneration policy for the Managing Board was discussed.
Agenda item 5
The Financial Statements for 2017 were adopted.
Agenda item 6a
The reserve policy and dividend policy were explained.
Agenda item 6b
The dividend per ordinary share to be paid for 2017 being €1.85 was adopted.
Agenda item 7a
The members of the Managing Board were released from liability in respect of their managerial activities.
Agenda item 7b
The members of the Supervisory Board were released from liability in respect of their supervisory role.
Agenda item 8
Geraldine Matchett was reappointed as member of the Managing Board.
Agenda item 9
Rob Routs was reappointed as member of the Supervisory Board.
Agenda item 10
The external auditor was reappointed.
Agenda item 11a
The period during which the Managing Board is authorized to issue ordinary shares was extended.
Agenda item 11b
The period during which the Managing Board is authorized to limit or exclude the preferential right when issuing ordinary shares was extended.
Agenda item 12
Authorization was granted to the Managing Board to have the company repurchase own shares.
Agenda item 13
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.
Agenda item 14
The amendment of the Articles of Association was adopted.