HEERLEN, Netherlands, May 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal DSM today held its fully virtual Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. Shareholders approved all resolutions on the agenda.
The following resolutions were approved at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders:
An amendment of the Articles of Association
The Remuneration Report received a positive advisory vote
Adoption of the Financial Statements for 2020
Adoption of the dividend on ordinary shares for 2020 (see also separate press release)
Release from liability of the members of the Managing Board in respect of their managerial activities
Release from liability of the members of the Supervisory Board in respect of their supervisory role
Reappointment of Dimitri de Vreeze as a member of the Managing Board
Reappointment of Frits van Paasschen and John Ramsay as members of the Supervisory Board
Appointment of Carla Mahieu and Corien M. Wortmann-Kool as members of the Supervisory Board
Reappointment of the external auditor
Authorization of the Managing Board to issue up to 10% ordinary shares and to exclude pre-emptive rights
Authorization of the Managing Board to issue an additional 10% ordinary shares in connection with a rights issue
Authorization of the Managing Board to have the company repurchase shares
Reduction of the issued capital by canceling shares
DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™ Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM's purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world's biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
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