Lonza Announces Results of the 2019 Annual General Meeting – All Motions Proposed by Board of Directors Accepted
- 312 shareholders attended, representing 60% of the issued share capital
- Shareholders re-elected all existing members of the Board of Directors who stood for re-election
- Albert M. Baehny was re-elected as Board Chairperson for another year
- A dividend of CHF 2.75 per share will be paid out on 26 April 2019
Basel, Switzerland, 18 April 2019 – Today's Annual General Meeting of Lonza Group Ltd, led by the Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Albert M. Baehny, was attended by 312 shareholders. They represented 60% of the issued share capital.
The Board members standing for re-election (Patrick Aebischer, Werner Bauer, Angelica Kohlmann, Christoph Mäder, Barbara Richmond, Margot Scheltema, Jürgen Steinemann and Olivier Verscheure) were all elected for a further term in office of one year. Antonio Trius did not stand for re-election.
The Annual General Meeting re-elected Albert M. Baehny as Chairperson of the Board of Directors for a term in office of one year. The shareholders also re-elected Angelica Kohlmann, Christoph Mäder and Jürgen Steinemann as the three acting members of the Nomination and Compensation Committee.
The shareholders supported all other motions proposed by the Board of Directors, including among others the acceptance of the remuneration report and the binding votes on the compensation for the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee. The shareholders also approved the renewal of the authorized share capital.
A dividend of CHF 2.75 per share, as proposed by the Board of Directors and accepted by the shareholders, will be paid out on 26 April 2019.
For further information please see the short-form minutes of the Lonza Annual General Meeting 2019 available shortly under the following link.