Kortrijk, Belgium, 26 April 2018, 06:00 pm – Barco held its Annual General Meeting on 26 April 2018 in Kortrijk, Belgium. Shareholders approved all agenda items. Details of the voting results will be available on www.barco.com/en/about/corporate-governance
We make reference to the agenda as shared in the convening of the annual general meeting and more specifically the topics regarding dividend and composition of the Board of Directors.
Following the proposal of the Board of Directors the General Meeting approved the gross dividend over 2017 at 2 euro and 10 eurocents (€ 2.10) per fully paid up share.
The General Meeting sets the number of directors at seven (7) directors and has taken note that the mandates of Mr. Luc Missorten, Oosterveld Nederland BV, permanently represented by Mr. Jan Pieter Oosterveld, Praksis BVBA, permanently represented by Mr. Bruno Holthof, Kanku BVBA, permanently represented by Mrs. Christina von Wackerbarth, and Mrs. Hilde Laga, expire at the end of this annual general meeting.
The general meeting appoints as statutory auditor for a period of three years the civil company which has taken the form of a cooperative company with limited liability PricewaterhouseCoopers Bedrijfsrevisoren (B00009), with registered office at 1932 Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Woluwedal 18, and administrative office in 9000 Gent, Sluisweg 1 bus 8, which in accordance with article 132 Company Code appoints as representatives Mr. Peter Opsomer (A01838), auditor, and Mrs. Lien Winne (A02202), auditor, who are charged with the exercise of the mandate.
The mandate expires after the general meeting of shareholders that has to approve the annual accounts as at 31 December 2020.
The presentation of the general meeting is available on www.barco.com/en/about/investors#presentations
Barco designs technology to enable bright outcomes around the world. Seeing beyond the image, we develop visualization and collaboration solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). In 2017, we realized sales of 1.085 billion euro. We have a team of 3,600 employees, located in 90 countries, whose passion for technology is captured in 400 granted patents.
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