SES Shareholders Approve All Resolutions at Annual General Meeting 2020
Dividend of EUR 0.40 per A-share approved
Luxembourg, 1 April 2020 – SES (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today in Betzdorf, Luxembourg. The meeting was held on the basis of the rules set out in the law of 23 September 2020 as amended by the law of 25 November 2020. Shareholders participated remotely by appointing SES designated proxyholders to represent them at the meeting and to carry out their voting instructions given ahead of the meeting. Compliance with voting instructions was verified by the bureau of the Annual General Meeting.
The shareholders approved all proposed resolutions, notably the company's 2020 accounts and the proposed dividend of EUR 0.40 per A-share, which will be paid to shareholders on 22 April 2021.
Shareholders also approved a reduction in Board size to 11 Directors.
Shareholders elected Katrin Wehr-Seiter for another three-year mandate and Serge Allegrezza for another one-year mandate.
Shareholders also noted the resignation of Romain Bausch as Director of SES.
Following the shareholders’ meeting, the Board of Directors elected Mr Frank Esser as Chairperson for a period of one year and both Mrs Tsega Gebreyes and Mrs Anne-Catherine Ries as Vice-Chairperson also for a period of one year.
The complete composition of the new Board and short biographies on each of the Directors are available at: https://www.ses.com/about-us/board-directors
The 2020 Annual Report is available for download at: https://www.ses.com/investors/annual-reports
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