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EQS Group-Ad-hoc: Kardex AG / Key word(s): AGM/EGM
Zurich, 21 April 2016
Annual General Meeting of Kardex AG approves all motions by the Board of Directors
The 38th ordinary Annual General Meeting of Kardex AG took place today. The meeting was attended by 58 shareholders. A total of 59.10% of the company's voting share capital was represented. All motions put forward by the Board of Directors to the Annual General Meeting were approved.
The proposed dividend payment of CHF 3.00 per registered share by a reduction of the nominal value of registered shares from CHF 10.35 to CHF 7.35 has been approved by the shareholders. The pay-out will take place approximately at the beginning of July 2016.
All members of the Board of Directors proposed for re-election were confirmed for a further term of office of one year. Mr. Philipp Buhofer was re-elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Felix Thöni former Executive Director will be the new Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Furthermore, the remuneration report 2015 has been agreed upon a non-binding consultative vote and the motions regarding the maximum total compensation for the Board of Directors until the next ordinary General Meeting and for the Management Board for the financial year 2017 have been approved.
The 39th ordinary Annual General Meeting of Kardex AG will take place on 20 April 2017 in Zurich.
Kardex Group - Corporate Profile
The Kardex Group is a global industry partner for intra-logistic solutions and a leading supplier of automated storage solutions and material handling systems. The Group consists of two entrepreneurially managed divisions, Kardex Remstar and Kardex Mlog. Kardex Remstar develops, produces and maintains dynamic storage and retrieval systems and Kardex Mlog offers integrated materials handling systems and automated high-bay warehouses. The two divisions are partners for their customers over the entire life cycle of a product or solution. This begins with the assessment of customer requirements and continues through planning, realization and maintenance of customer-specific systems. It ensures a high level of availability combined with low total cost of ownership and operation. Around 1 500 employees in over 30 countries work for the Kardex Group. Kardex AG has been listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 1987.
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End of ad hoc announcement
Document title: Kardex_AGM2016_21042016
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