AGRANA Annual General Meeting votes for unchanged dividend of € 3.60Date: 03.07.2015
The 28th ordinary Annual General Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today voted to pay out a dividend in the amount of €3.60 per share for the 2014|15 financial year. This is equivalent to that of the prior year.
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 (Chairman: Erwin Hameseder) from their respective responsibilities for the 2014|15 financial year.
KPMG Austria AG Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Vienna, was reappointed to act as the auditor for the 2015|16 financial year.
The Annual General Meeting authorised the Management Board, with the approval of the Supervisory Board, to increase the share capital pursuant to Article 169 of the Austrian Stock Corporation Act (Authorised Capital) in addition to the repurchase (buy-back), pursuant to Article 65, para. 1 (8) of the Austrian Stock Corporation Act, and the sale of its own shares in order to give room for manoeuvre and therefore to create a basis for further growth.
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