Outcome of 2020 General Shareholders Meetings

Brussels, May 12, 2020 — Solvay today held its General Shareholders Meetings virtually. Shareholders voted in favor of all the resolutions proposed.

  • More specifically, they approved the payment of a gross dividend of €3.75 per share for the year 2019. After deduction of the interim dividend of € 1.50 gross per share, paid in January 2020, the balance amounts to €2.25 gross per share, payable as of May 20, 2020.

During the General Shareholders Meeting, shareholders also approved the appointment of Aude Thibaut de Maisières as independent board member to replace Jean-Marie Solvay.

The Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting granted certain authorizations to the Board of Directors and updated the articles of associations of the Company taking into account the new Companies and Associations Code (CAC).

Details of the resolutions and voting results as well as a replay of the shareholders’ meetings
are available on Solvay 2020 Shareholders' meetings.


About Solvay

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering  better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program. Learn more at www.solvay.com.