SIG Combibloc Group AG ("SIG")
SIG Annual General Meeting approved all proposals of the Board of Directors
At the first Annual General Meeting after the IPO in September 2018, the shareholders of SIG voted in favour of all the Board of Directors' proposals by a large majority.
261,763,766 votes or about 81.8 percent of the share capital were represented at SIG's Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), which was held at the BBC Arena in Schaffhausen on 11 April 2019. At the first AGM following SIG's return to SIX Swiss Exchange, Chairman Andreas Umbach warmly welcomed the new shareholders and, together with CEO Rolf Stangl and CFO Samuel Sigrist, looked back on a successful year. SIG has continued its geographic and product expansion and sees multiple further growth opportunities based on resilient end markets, differentiated technology and innovation.
The AGM approved all proposals, including a cash dividend of CHF 0.35 per registered share for the year 2018, to be paid out of capital contribution reserves. The dividend distribution is scheduled for 25 April, 2019.
The AGM also approved the Compensation Report 2018 as well as the compensation of the Board of Directors until the 2020 AGM and of the Executive Board for the financial year 2020.
The AGM further elected all nominees for the Board of Directors and Compensation Committee and re-elected Andreas Umbach as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Jennifer Gough +41 52 674 6508
Director Investor Relations
SIG Combibloc Group AG
Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Switzerland
Andreas Hildenbrand +41 44 202 5238
SIG is a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic carton packaging. We work in partnership with our customers to bring food and beverage products to consumers around the world in a safe, sustainable and affordable way. Our unique technology and outstanding innovation capacity enable us to provide our customers with end-to-end solutions for differentiated products, smarter factories and connected packs, all to address the ever-changing needs of consumers.
Founded 1853, SIG is headquartered in Neuhausen, Switzerland. The skills and experience of our approximately 5,000 employees worldwide enable us to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of our customers in over 60 countries. In 2018, SIG produced more than 35 billion carton packs and generated EUR1.7 billion in revenue. For more information, visit www.sig.biz.
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