AGRANA Annual Shareholders ́Meeting votes for unchanged dividend of EUR 3.60Date: 05.07.2013
The 26th Ordinary Annual Shareholders ́ Meeting of AGRANA Beteiligungs-AG today voted to payout a dividend in the amount of EUR 3.60 per share for the 2012|13 financial year. This is equivalent to that of the prior year. "AGRANA has for years pursued a sustainable dividend policy according to which around one third of the net earnings of each year are distributed to shareholders," explains CEO Johann Marihart.
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting also discharged the members of the Management Board, Johann Marihart (Chairman), Fritz Gattermayer, Walter Grausam and Thomas Kölbl as well as the members of the Supervisory Board from their respective responsibilities for the 2012|13 financial year.
KPMG Austria AG Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft, Vienna, was reappointed to act as the auditor for the 2013|14 financial year.
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting also approved an amendment to paragraphs 8 and 13 of the company's articles of association in order to take into account the revised legal stipulations as a result of the promulgation of the Austrian Company Law Amendment Act 2011 (GesRÄG 2011) which also triggered amendments to the Austrian Stock Corporation Act (AktG).