Medartis Holding AG
Annual General Meeting approves all proposals of the Board of Directors
Basel, Switzerland, 10 May 2019 - At the Annual General Meeting of Medartis Holding AG (SIX: MED) held today in Basel, shareholders approved all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors by a large majority.
At the Annual General Meeting of Medartis Holding AG on 10 May 2019, 9'033'358 shares were represented, accounting for 76.9% of total share capital.
Under the direction of Chairman Dr. h.c. Thomas Straumann, the company presented the most important developments in the 2018 financial year as well as its strategic direction.
The shareholders approved the Management Report, the Annual Financial Statements and the Consolidated Financial Statements 2018. A dividend will not be paid for the 2018 financial year. In addition, the shareholders granted the members of the Board of Directors discharge for their activities during the 2018 financial year and approved the agenda items relating to compensation.
All members of the Board of Directors, Dr. h.c. Thomas Straumann, Dominik Ellenrieder, Dr. Jürg Greuter, Dr. med. Daniel Herren, Roland Hess, Willi Miesch and Damien Tappy, were re-elected for a further term of office ending with the 2020 Annual General Meeting. Dr. h.c. Thomas Straumann was also confirmed for the next one-year term of office as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Dominik Ellenrieder, Dr. Jürg Greuter and Dr. med. Daniel Herren were re-elected as members of the Remuneration Committee for a term of office ending with the 2020 Annual General Meeting.
Also re-elected were Neovius AG, Basel, as the independent voting representative for the term of office ending with the 2020 Annual General Meeting, and Ernst & Young AG, Basel, as the auditor for the 2019 financial year.
The individual voting results can be found on the company's website at www.medartis.com/fileadmin/user_upload/Investor_Relations/Praesentation/Medartis_Voting_Results_Abstimmungsresultate_GV2019.pdf.
The next Annual General Meeting will be held on 17 April 2020.
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Medartis Holding AG
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Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Medartis is one of the world's leading manufacturers and providers of medical devices for surgical fixation of bone fractures for upper and lower extremities as well as for the craniomaxillofacial region. Medartis employs over 590 individuals across its 12 locations, with products offered in over 50 countries globally. Medartis is committed to providing surgeons and operating theater personnel with the most innovative titanium implants and instruments as well as best in class service. For more information, please visit www.medartis.com.
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