AGRANA Annual General Meeting votes to increase dividendDate: 06.07.2018
The 31th ordinary Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today voted to increase the dividend from €4.00 to €4.50 per share for the 2017|18 financial year. “Following the positive development of earnings in 2017|18, we are adhering to our reliable dividend policy,” stressed Johann Marihart, CEO of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG.
The Annual General Meeting also discharged the members of the Management Board, Johann Marihart (CEO), Stephan Büttner, Fritz Gattermayer and Thomas Kölbl, as well as the members of the Supervisory Board, from their respective responsibilities for the 2017|18 financial year.
KPMG Austria GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Vienna, was reappointed to act as the auditor for the 2018|19 financial year.
The Annual General Meeting also passed a resolution on a share split in a ratio of 1:4, as a result of which the number of shares will increase to 62,488,976, each of which will in future bear share capital equivalent to EUR 1.8175.