On May 9, 2017, Solvay held its General Shareholders Meeting at its Corporate Headquarters in Brussels.
Shareholders voted in favor of all the resolutions proposed. More specifically, they approved the payment of a gross dividend of € 3.45 per share for the fiscal year 2016, a rise of 4.5 percent compared to the previous year. After deduction of the prepayment made on January 18, 2017 of € 1.32 gross per share, the balance of the gross dividend amounts to € 2.13 gross per share, payable as of May 16, 2017.
During the General Shareholders Meeting, shareholders also approved the re-election and nomination of board members including the re-election of Mr. Nicolas Boël and Mr. Jean-Pierre Clamadieu for a four-year term until May 2021. Mrs. Agnès Lemarchand was nominated as an independent member on the Board of Directors for four years, raising the number of women on Solvay’s Board of Directors to six out of 16 members in total.
|Minutes & resolutions of the Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting||EN|