Lonza Group Ltd Announces Results of Annual General Meeting
- Shareholders re-elected all members of the Board of Directors, including the Board Chairperson Rolf Soiron
- 250 shareholders attended, representing 46.76% of the share capital
- A dividend of CHF 2.50 per share will be paid out as of 14 April 2015
- More than 90% of shareholders supported each of the proposed motions
Basel, Switzerland, 08 April 2015 – Today’s Annual General Meeting of Lonza Group Ltd, led by the Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Rolf Soiron, was attended by 250 shareholders. They represented 46.76% of the share capital.
The Board members standing for re-election (Rolf Soiron, Patrick Aebischer, Werner Bauer, Thomas Ebeling, Jean-Daniel Gerber, Barbara Richmond, Margot Scheltema, Juergen Steinemann and Antonio Trius) were all elected for a further term in office of one year. The Annual General Meeting also re-elected Rolf Soiron as Chairperson of the Board of Directors for a further term in office of one year, as well as the three acting members of the Nomination and Compensation Committee.
The shareholders strongly supported all other motions proposed by the Board of Directors, including among others the remuneration report and the binding votes on the compensation for the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
A dividend of CHF 2.50 per share, as proposed by the Board of Directors and accepted by the shareholders, will be paid out on 14 April 2015.