Results of the Annual General Meeting of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG
by Hans Diederichs
During today's Annual General Meeting in Lucerne, the shareholders of SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG, a global leader in special long steel, have approved all agenda items and proposals of the Board of Directors with a large majority.
The shareholders have approved the management report, the statutory financial statements, the consolidated financial statements as well as the appropriation of available earnings. The compensation report has been approved in a consultative vote.
All members of the Board of Directors seeking re-election were confirmed: Michael Büchter, Martin Haefner, Isabel Corinna Knauf and Dr Oliver Thum. Jens Alder was elected as the new Chairman, Alexey Moskov and Adrian Widmer were newly elected to the Board of Directors. The Compensation Committee newly consists of the current member Isabel Corinna Knauf as well as the newly elected members Jens Alder and Alexey Moskov. The Compensation Committee will now be chaired by Jens Alder. All members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board were granted discharge from liability for the past business year.
Ernst & Young, Zurich, were re-elected as statutory auditors for another year while law firm Burger & Müller, Lucerne, was confirmed again as independent proxy.
Source and photo: Schmolz + Bickenbach AG
The Annual General Meeting has also voted in favour of the proposed prospective approval of the overall compensation of the members of the Board of Directors and of the members of the Executive Board.