The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today approved the 2013 financial results of the Company and the allocation of the final dividend as proposed by the Board of Directors amounting to € 1.13 gross per share of which €0.93 was already paid in December 2013.
The Shareholders' Meeting also approved the remuneration report for the financial year 2013 and granted discharge to the directors and auditors for the exercise of their mandate.
The 2013 Annual Report is now available on www.bpost.be/ir
The vote on the appointment of the new directors was postponed. Current directors, Mr. Bjarne Wind and Mr. K.B. Pedersen remain therefore in function.
At the end of the Meeting, Koen Van Gerven, CEO of bpost, warmly thanked Mrs Martine Durez who will leave the Chair of the Board of Directors as from June 23. « Together with Johnny Thijs, Martine Durez has significantly contributed to the development and modernization of bpost, first as CFO and, since 2006, as director and Chairperson of the Board of Directors and the Joint Committee.
I warmly thank her and welcome Mrs Françoise Masai who shall take over from Mrs Durez as from June 23, 2014.
Finally, I would like to thank again and reiterate my gratefulness to all bpost's employees who have continued, in 2013, to demonstrate high engagement and professionalism. »
For more information:
Piet Van Speybroeck
T. +32 2 276 2185; +32 477 684712
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