The Shareholders’ Meeting of bpost approved the 2016 financial results, the dividend pay-out and the appointment of 4 new Board members

The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today, approved the 2016 financial results of the Company and the pay-out of the final dividend as proposed by the Board of Directors, amounting to € 1.31 gross per share of which € 1.06 was already paid in December 2016.

The calendar applicable to the final dividend payment is as follows:

•        Ex-dividend date : 15 May 2017

•        Record date : 16 May 2017

•        Payment date : 17 May 2017

The Shareholders' Meeting also approved the remuneration report for the financial year 2016 and granted discharge to the Directors and Statutory Auditors for the exercise of their mandate.

Finally, the Shareholders' Meeting approved the appointment of Jos Donvil as non-executive director, proposed by the Belgian State, and of Thomas Hübner, Philly Teixeira and Saskia Van Uffelen as independent directors of bpost. Their appointment is effective immediately.

The 2016 Annual Report is available at

The meeting minutes will be made available at the latest by 25 May 2017 at


For more information :

Baudouin de Hepcée (journalists and investors): + 32 (0)476 49 69 58

Barbara Van Speybroeck (journalists only): +32 (0)476 51 79 29


Saskia Dheedene (investors only): +32 (0)2 276 76 43

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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