Dornbirn, Austria – Zumtobel Group AG held its 43rd Annual General Meeting, chaired by Supervisory Board Chairman Jürg Zumtobel, today. 271 shareholders with voting rights or their proxies attended the meeting representing roughly 52.13 percent of the company’s share capital.
Due to the earnings development in the 2018/19 financial year, no dividend will be paid. The net profit of Zumtobel Group AG for the 2018/19 financial year in the amount of EUR 2,532,063.41 will be carried forward in its entirety.
In accordance with agenda item 2, the shareholders released all members of the Management Board – Alfred Felder (CEO), Bernard Motzko (COO), Thomas Tschol (CFO) – and all members of the Supervisory Board from liability for their respective activities.
Pursuant to agenda item 5, Supervisory Board members were elected. Based on the resolution of the shareholders, Eva Kienle, CFO KWS SAAT SE, and Karin Zumtobel-Chammah, previously Head of Art & Culture of Zumtobel Group, were newly elected to the Supervisory Board of Zumtobel Group AG. The mandates of the newly elected members run until the Annual General Meeting of 2023. After the retirement of Stephan Hutter and Hans-Peter Metzler in January 2018, the Supervisory Board now consists of six shareholder representatives and three representatives delegated by the works council again. With the new appointment of the above-mentioned women to the 9-person Supervisory Board, the shareholder representatives of the Zumtobel Group meet the gender quota requirement for women and men in the Supervisory Board (Section 86 para. 7 of the Stock Corporation Act, AktG).
Other agenda items were related to the remuneration of the Supervisory Board members in the 2019/20 financial year and the appointment of KPMG Austria GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft (auditing and tax consultancy), Vienna, as auditors for the annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements 2019/20.
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