July 04, 2015 | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR
Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression: All motions of the Board of Directors approved
At the Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG held at the Parkarena in Winterthur, the represented shareholders approved all motions of the Board of Directors. As in the previous year the dividend was set at CHF 10.00 per share.
After the welcome address by Chairman Valentin Vogt and a review of the company’s 2014 fiscal year by CEO Marcel Pawlicek and CFO Rolf Brändli, the shareholders approved the annual report, the consolidated financial statements and the financial statements for the fiscal year 2014. They also approved the motion to pay a dividend of CHF 10.00 per share.
All revisions to the bylaws were approved by the general meeting.
The current Board members Valentin Vogt, Hans Hess, Urs Leinhäuser, Dr. Monika Krüsi and Dr. Stephan Bross were reelected by the shareholders for a period of one year. In addition the general meeting confirmed Valentin Vogt as chairman of the Board.
The shareholders confirmed Hans Hess and Dr. Stephan Bross as members of the Nomination and Compensation Committee for another period of one year.
The general meeting approved the aggregate amount of variable compensation for the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for fiscal year 2014.
Furthermore, the shareholders approved the maximum aggregate amount of fixed compensation for the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for fiscal years 2015 and 2016.
The compensation report for fiscal year 2014 was approved in a consultative vote.
In addition the shareholders granted discharge to the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for their activities in the fiscal year 2014. PricewaterhouseCoopers AG was confirmed as the statutory auditors for fiscal year 2015. Attorney Andreas G. Keller was reelected as the independent proxy.