Annual Shareholders' Meeting approves all proposals
Today's 126th Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Georg Fischer AG – which took place without the personal attendance of shareholders – approved all proposals of the Board of Directors. Ayano Senaha was elected as a new Member of the Board of Directors.
The shareholders of Georg Fischer AG were able to delegate their votes in advance to the independent proxy. The latter represented 2'362'732 votes, which corresponds to 77.3% of voting shares entered in the share register.
All agenda items were approved by a large majority, and the shareholders confirmed Yves Serra as Chairman of the Board of Directors. All existing Members of the Board of Directors were reelected. Ayano Senaha, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at Recruit Holdings, Tokyo (Japan), was elected as a new Member of the Board of Directors. The Annual Shareholders' Meeting also elected the members of the Compensation Committee. The constitution of the Audit Committee and of the Nomination and Sustainability Committee was determined by the Board of Directors (see separate document).
Furthermore, the Annual Shareholders' Meeting approved the dividend of CHF 20 per share, plus the proposed share split of 1:20. It is planned for the split shares to be traded for the first time on the SIX Swiss Exchange on 28 April 2022 with the new ticker symbol «GF», new ISIN (CH1169151003) and new security number (116915100).