2017 Annual General Meeting of Komax Holding AG
Shareholders attending the Annual General Meeting of Komax Holding AG, held on 12 May 2017 at the Culture and Congress Center Lucerne (KKL), approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors. They elected Dr. Andreas Häberli to the Board of Directors as a new member and approved an increase in the distribution to CHF 6.50 per share.
At the Annual General Meeting of Komax Holding AG, shareholders followed the recommendation of the Board of Directors and approved all its proposals. Among other things, they approved the appropriation of profit for the 2016 financial year – shareholders will receive a distribution of CHF 6.50 (previous year: CHF 6.00) per dividend-bearing share. CHF 1.50 of this will be paid from capital contribution reserves. This represents a substantial payout ratio of 69.1%. The ex-date will be Tuesday,16 May 2017, and the payment date will be Thursday, 18 May 2017.
Shareholders re-elected all five existing members of the Board of Directors for a further term of office of one year. These are: Beat Kälin (Chairman), David Dean, Kurt Haerri, Daniel Hirschi and Roland Siegwart. Shareholders elected Dr. Andreas Häberli to the Board as a new member. With his election, the Board is gaining additional expertise in the field of digital transformation. The members of the Remuneration Committee are Daniel Hirschi, Beat Kälin and Roland Siegwart.
Shareholders were again given the opportunity to participate in an advisory vote on the Compensation Report. They approved this and also the proposed total compensation payable to the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee for the 2018 financial year.