Annual Shareholders' Meeting approves all proposals

20/04/2022 - 19:00 (Central European Time)

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). 

Important dates
Dividend payment: 26 April 2022
Publication of Mid-Year Report: 20 July 2022
Capital Market Day 2022: 27 September 2022

Portrait of Beat Römer 2023

Beat Römer

Head of Corporate Communications

Georg Fischer Ltd

Amsler-Laffon-Strasse 9

8201 Schaffhausen


GF – with its three divisions GF Piping Systems, GF Casting Solutions, and GF Machining Solutions – offers products and solutions that enable the safe transport of liquids and gases, as well as lightweight casting components and high-precision manufacturing technologies. As a sustainability and innovation leader, GF strives to achieve profitable growth while offering superior value to its customers for more than 200 years. Founded in 1802, the Corporation is headquartered in Switzerland and present in 34 countries with 139 companies, 61 of which are production facilities. GF's 15'111 employees worldwide generated sales of CHF 3'722 million in 2021.