Dividend increase to EUR 0.85 approved by large majority of Deutsche Post AG's Annual General MeetingFrankfurt/Bonn, 05/27/2015, 06:42 PM CEST
At the Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Post AG held in the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt-Höchst, Germany, around 1,300 shareholders approved the resolutions proposed by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board by large majorities. Shareholders with a majority equivalent of 99.81% of the company's share capital present at the AGM resolved, among other issues, to pay a dividend of EUR 0.85 per share. This reflects an increase of EUR 0.05 over the previous year's level. As in past years, the dividend will be paid free of tax for shareholders living in Germany.
The Annual General Meeting gave a vote of confidence with large majorities to the Board of Management (with 99.71% of the votes cast) and the Supervisory Board (97.80%) for financial year 2014. In addition, Roland Oetker was re-elected to Deutsche Post AG's Supervisory Board with 93.21% of the votes during the scheduled Supervisory Board election. His mandate has been extended until 2020.