April 05, 2018 - Annual Shareholders’ Meeting approves dividend of €3.65 per share
At the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Daimler AG in Berlin on Thursday, the shareholders approved a dividend of €3.65 per share for financial year 2017. The dividend distribution amounts to €3.9 billion. The dividend will be paid out on the third business day after the resolution by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, April 10, 2018, to all shareholders who held shares in Daimler AG on April 5, 2018.
Overview of the main results:
|Dividend per share||€3.65|
|Dividend distribution||€3.9 billion|
|Board of Management ratification||94.64%|
|Supervisory Board ratification||93.96%|
|Share capital represented||55.71%|
The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting reelected Sari Baldauf, former Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Fortum Oyj, Finland, as a member of the Supervisory Board representing the shareholders. Sari Baldauf has first been elected in 2008 as a member of the Supervisory Board representing the shareholders.
Additional, Dr. Jürgen Hambrecht, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF SE, was also reelected as a member of the Supervisory Board representing the shareholders.
Furthermore, Marie Wieck, General Manager at IBM Blockchain, was also elected as a member of the Supervisory Board representing the shareholders. Marie Wieck is not a member of other supervisory boards required by law or comparable domestic or foreign supervisory bodies.
The period of office of the three elected members of the Supervisory Board begins at the end of the 2018 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting and ends with the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in 2023.
The actions of the members of the Board of Management were ratified with 94.64% of the votes cast and the actions of the members of the Supervisory Board were ratified with 93.96% of the votes.
More than 6,000 shareholders attended the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting at CityCube Berlin (2017: 6,200), representing 55.71% of the share capital.
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