Invitation to the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Annual General Meeting to be held on the 14th of June 2017 in Yverdon-les-Bains.
Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland, May 24, 2017: Leclanché SA (SIX Swiss Exchange: LECN), the fully vertically integrated battery energy storage solution provider, publishes today the invitation to its Annual General Meeting of shareholders, which will take place on the 14th of June 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (doors open at 9.30 a.m.), at Y-PARC, Rue Galilée 7, CH-1400 Yverdon-les-Bains.
1. Annual report 2016, consolidated financial statements 2016, statutory financial statements 2016 and compensation report 2016 of LECLANCHE S.A.
1.1.Approval of the annual report 2016, consolidated financial statements 2016 and statutory financial statements 2016
1.2. Consultative Vote on the Compensation Report 2016
2. Discharge of the Board of Directors
3. Appropriation of profits resulting from the balance sheet
4. Elections Board of Directors
4.1. Re-elections to the Board of Directors
4.2. New elections to the Board of Directors
4.3. Election of the Chairman of the Board of Directors
4.4. Elections to the Appointments and Remuneration Committee
5.Election of the Auditors
6. Election of the Independent Proxy
7. Capital Reduction through nominal value reduction
8. Vote on the compensation of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee
8.1. Compensation for the Board of Directors
8.2. Compensation for the Members of the Executive Committee
Shareholders registered with voting rights in the share register of the Company as of the 2 of June 2017 will be authorized to participate and vote at the Annual General Meeting. The detailed agenda concerning the Annual General Meeting can be downloaded on the Company's web site: www.leclanche.com/investor-relations.
Shareholder, Analyst and Investor contacts:
Tel : +41 (24) 424 65 00
Leclanché, which is listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SIX:LECN), has a wide range of storage products for electricity grids, large industries, homes and small offices, as well as, hybridization for mass transport systems like fleet of buses, trams etc. Established in 1909 Leclanché has been a reliable partner for battery storage technologies. Founded in the tradition of Georges Leclanché, the inventor of the dry cell battery, Leclanché today has a rich portfolio of Energy Storage Systems that include Specialized Customer-specific Battery Systems to industry leading lithium-ion solutions. Through the integration of a spin-off of the German Fraunhofer Institute in 2006, the company evolved from a traditional battery producer into one of the leading developers and manufacturers of lithium-ion cells in Europe. Leclanché's Storage Solutions are optimized for various applications, in particular for the integration of renewable energy, diesel fuel reduction, electricity grid-connected ancillary services, peak-power shaving for heavy industries but also for heavy duty transportation in buses, trams, trains or maritime vessels. Leclanché products are characterized by a very high cycle stability (both for cells with titanate and graphite anode) and long service life. Thanks to our patented separator technology, which is a core element of lithium ion batteries, Leclanché is able to make cells with very good safety characteristics in a highly automated production process. Leclanché operates a fully automated plant for the production of large format lithium-ion cells at an annual maximum capacity of up to one million cells and is capable of running multiple chemistries through production for different cell characteristics. In addition, Leclanché offers a number of specialized battery systems through its Portable Business Unit, such as customer-specific energy storage systems for defense and medical applications. Leclanché also distributes primary and secondary batteries and accessories of other producers.
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