The General Shareholders’ Meetings of bpost Group approved the 2019 financial results, the amount of the dividend, the appointment of 2 directors and the amendment of the articles of association

The General Shareholders’ Meetings of bpost Group approved the 2019 financial results, the amount of the dividend, the appointment of 2 directors and the amendment of the articles of association

Wednesday, May 13 2020

Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today approved the 2019 financial results of the company and the dividend as proposed by the Board of Directors, amounting to EUR 0.62 gross per share. As an interim dividend of EUR 0.62 gross was paid on December 9, 2019, no additional dividend for the financial year closed on December 31, 2019 will be paid.

The Ordinary General Meeting also approved the remuneration report for the financial year 2019 and granted discharge to the directors and statutory auditors for the exercise of their mandate.

Finally, the Ordinary General Meeting:

  • confirmed the appointment of Mr. Jean-Paul Van Avermaet as director retroactively and appointed him as director for a term ending at the moment his mandate as CEO terminates;:
  • renewed the non-executive director’s mandate of Mrs. Bernadette Lambrechts for a term of one year.

The 2019 annual report and activity report are available on: https://bpost.annualreport2019.eu/.

The composition of the Board of Directors and the Committees of the Board of Directors is available on: https://corporate.bpost.be/about-us/board-of-directors.

Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

The Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, held directly after the Ordinary General Meeting, approved changes to the articles of association of the company with a view to, inter alia, (i) implementing the provisions of the new Code of companies and associations dated March 23, 2019, (ii) improving the readability of the articles of association and (iii) removing references to the content of the Law of March 21, 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies.

The meeting minutes of both Meetings will be made available at the latest by May 28, 2020 on https://corporate.bpost.be/investors/shareholders-meetings/2020.

 

For more information:
Press
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Investor relations
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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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