Stable dividend of EUR 1.15 approved by Annual General Meeting
Shareholders with a majority equivalent to 99.91% of the company's share capital present at the AGM resolved to pay an unchanged dividend of EUR 1.15 per share compared to the previous year.
Bonn - At the Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Post AG held in the World Conference Center in Bonn, 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 to 99.91% of the company's share capital present at the AGM resolved to pay an unchanged dividend of EUR 1.15 per share compared to the previous year. 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 Members of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board with more than 98 percent of the votes cast for the financial year 2018. Price Waterhouse Coopers was again appointed as auditor with 95.10 percent.
As part of elections to the Supervisory Board, the Annual General Meeting elected Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger, member of the Supervisory Board of BMW AG, (99.23% of the votes cast) as a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG. In addition, the following members were re-elected to the Supervisory Board until the 2024 Annual General Meeting: Simone Menne, member of various Supervisory Boards (98.99% of the votes cast), and Dr. Stefan Schulte, Chairman of the Executive Board of Fraport AG (85.18% of the votes cast). Prof. Dr. Kagermann is not standing for re-election having reached the age limit.
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