08/27/2020, 05:10 PM CEST

Annual General Meeting approves stable dividend of EUR 1.15

Lawrence A. Rosen and Dr. Jörg Kukies were elected to the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG.

The Group's headquarters in Bonn

Bonn - At today's Annual General Meeting of Deutsche Post AG, shareholders approved the resolutions proposed by the Board of Management and Supervisory Board by large majorities. The meeting was held for the first time in a purely virtual setting without the physical presence of shareholders. Among other things, the shareholders approved with 99.92 percent of the votes the payment of a dividend of EUR 1.15 per share, unchanged from the previous year. The discharge of the Board of Management and Supervisory Board, the appointment of the auditor, capital-related resolutions and amendments to the Articles of Association were also approved by a large majority.

In the Supervisory Board elections, Lawrence A. Rosen, Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Post AG from 2009 to 2016 (96.63 percent of votes), and Dr. Jörg Kukies, State Secretary in Germany's Federal Ministry of Finance (95.13 percent of votes), were elected to the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG.

The entire Annual General Meeting was broadcast live on the internet for shareholders. All shareholders registered for the event were able to submit questions to the agenda online. The questions were answered during the meeting. The shareholders entitled to participate in the meeting could exercise their voting rights by postal vote or by issuing power of attorney and instructions to the company's proxies. Within the scope of the vote on appropriation of available net earnings valid votes of 856,021,311 shares were represented. This corresponds to 69.23 percent of the share capital entitled to vote (voting presence in the previous year: 66.05 percent).

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Christina Neuffer

Spokesperson for the Post & Parcel Germany division

Deutsche Post DHL Group
Charles-de-Gaulle-Str. 20
53113 Bonn

Phone: +49 (0)228 182 9944