Annual General Meeting 2016April 11, 2016
Annual General Meeting approves all proposals
At the annual general meeting of shareholders (AGM) of Bossard Holding AG all Board proposals were approved with a large majority. The annual general meeting of shareholders approved all current directors in their posts. Dr. Thomas Schmuckli remains as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
In addition, the AGM approved the dividend proposed by the Board of Directors. Accordingly, from the net income of CHF 54.5 million (previous year: CHF 57.1 million) a net dividend of CHF 3.00 will be paid out for the registered A shares and CHF 0.60 for the registered B shares. Bossard registered A shares will be traded ex-dividend from April 13, 2016. The dividend payment will be made on April 18, 2016.
The annual general meeting of shareholders also approved PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich, as auditors for the 2016 financial year.
A total of 724 shareholders attended the annual general meeting of shareholders: they represented 8 050 847 of a total of 10 042 042 possible votes.