Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
In particular, the shareholders elected by a large majority both Ms. Dorothee Deuring and Mr. Xavier Cauchois as new independent and non-executive members of the Board of Directors.
For the 12th consecutive year, shareholders approved a dividend increase to CHF 1.10 per share in respect of the year ending on 31 December 2022. It constitutes a reflection of the growing maturity of the company and the strength of its cash flow.
The shareholders also approved the 2022 financial statements as well as the 2024 compensation for the Board of Directors and for the Executive Committee.
Finally, shareholders elected all the members of the Board of Directors, including electing Thibault de Tersant as its new non-executive Chairman, as well as the Compensation Committee members. The independent proxy holder as well as the auditors were also elected.