The Shareholders’ Meeting of bpost approved the 2017 financial results, the dividend pay-out and the renewal of the mandates of 2 Board members

The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today, approved the 2017 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 2017.

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

• Ex-dividend date : 15 May 2018

• Record date : 16 May 2018

• Payment date : 17 May 2018

The Shareholders' Meeting also approved the remuneration report for the financial year 2017 and granted discharge to the Directors and Statutory Auditors for the exercise of their mandate.

Finally, the Shareholders' Meeting approved the renewal of the mandates of Mr. Michael Stone and Mr. Ray Stewart as independent directors of bpost. The Belgian State requested bpost to postpone the appointment of three directors to be nominated by the Belgian State to a later date.

The 2017 Annual Report is available at

The meeting minutes will be made available at the latest by 24 May 2018 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

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

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About bpost

About bpostgroup 

bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a growing parcel & omni-commerce logistics partner in Europe, North-America and Asia. Our 36,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe connect consumers, businesses and government, by delivering mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and providing e-commerce logistics services. As a people- and planet-friendly company we create long-term sustainable value for our customers and shareholders. In 2021 bpost generated a turnover of EUR 4,333.7 million.

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