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AkzoNobel shareholders approve all resolutions at Annual General Meeting; Jolanda Poots-Bijl appointed as member of the Supervisory Board
April 25, 2019
Akzo Nobel N.V. (AKZA; AKZOY)
AkzoNobel shareholders today voted in favor of all resolutions at the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM), including a final dividend of €1.43 per share (post consolidation).
Jolanda Poots-Bijl was appointed as member of the Supervisory Board. Dick Sluimers was reappointed for a second term of four years. Peggy Bruzelius retired after serving for the maximum term of 12 years.
"We thank Peggy for her commitment, both as a member of the Supervisory Board and the Audit Committee," said Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Nils Andersen. "She has been a strong source of advice and expertise over the years. We wish her well for the future."
Added Andersen: "We are very pleased Jolanda has been appointed. She has a wealth of relevant experience. We look forward to working with her as we continue to create long-term value for all our stakeholders."
This is a public announcement by Akzo Nobel N.V. pursuant to section 17 paragraph 1 of the European Market Abuse Regulation (596/2014).
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect.
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