bpost invites its shareholders to the Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

The Board of Directors of bpost NV/SA hereby invites the shareholders to the Ordinary GeneralMeeting that will be held on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at 10 AM (Belgian time) at the BluePointBrussels Conference&Business Centre, Bd. A. Reyers 80, 1030 Brussels, Belgium.

Next to the ordinary agenda items, the agenda includes changes to the composition of the Board of Directors and Joint Auditors:

  • The mandate of Mr. Luc Lallemand, Mr. Laurent Levaux and Mrs. Caroline Ven expired on January 16, 2018. In the interest of bpost, in order to ensure the continuity of the Board of Directors of bpost, and in accordance with company law, they continue to carry out their functions until the Ordinary General Meeting.
    The Belgian State will exercise its nomination right under Article 21, §2 of the Articles of Association in view of the replacement of Mr. Luc Lallemand, Mr. Laurent Levaux and Mrs. Caroline Ven. The candidates proposed by the Belgian State will be communicated on bpost's website (http://corporate.bpost.be/investors/shareholders-meetings/2018) prior to the Ordinary General Meeting. The Ordinary General Meeting will deliberate and resolve upon the appointment of the candidates proposed by the Belgian State.
  • As from the Ordinary General Meeting, the mandate of Mr. Ray Stewart and Mr. Michael Stone will expire: upon recommendation of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee, the Board of Directors proposes to renew the mandate of Mr. Ray Stewart and Mr. Michael Stone as independent director for a term of four years.
  • As from the Ordinary General Meeting, the mandate of Ernst & Young Bedrijfsrevisoren Réviseurs d'Entreprises SC SCRL/BC CVBA ("Ernst & Young") and PVMD Bedrijfsrevisoren Réviseurs d'Entreprises SC SCRL/BC CVBA ("PVMD") will expire: the Board of Directors proposes to renew the mandate of Ernst & Young and PVMD as Statutory Auditor for a renewable threeyear term.

The following documents are available on the website of the Company (http://corporate.bpost.be/investors/shareholders-meetings/2018):

  • convening notice, including the agenda of the Ordinary General Meeting;
  • proxy form;
  • vote by correspondence form;
  • access map;
  • documents made available to shareholders on the agenda items (such as the curriculum vitae of the proposed Board members).

Shareholders are invited to arrive as from 9 AM (Belgian time) to proceed with the registration formalities.

Shareholders will only be allowed to participate in the Ordinary General Meeting with the number of shares they held on the Registration Date, i.e. 25 April 2018 at 24.00 (midnight Belgian time), and for which they have notified their intention to participate in the Ordinary General Meeting, irrespective of the number of shares they hold on the date of the Ordinary General Meeting.

Shareholders should notify their intention to participate in the Ordinary General Meeting no later than 3 May 2018.

Questions relating to this Ordinary General Meeting can be sent to GeneralMeeting@bpost.be.

 

For more information:

Press
Baudouin de Hepcée
T. +32 2 276 22 28

Investor Relations
Website: http://corporate.bpost.be/investors
Baudouin de Hepcée
T. +32 2 276 22 28

Journalists will be able to follow the Meeting in the room. Please confirm your attendance in advance to press.relations@bpost.be.

Investors
About bpost

bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a parcel and e-commerce logistics provider in Europe, North-America and Asia. We deliver mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and provide logistic services to businesses and consumers. With over 34,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe, bpost's total operating income amounts to 3,837.8 million EUR, while reducing our impact on the environment and the communities around us.

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