July 05, 2024 | Ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 LR

Annual General Meeting of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG approves all proposals of the Board of Directors

267 shareholders attended Burckhardt Compression Holding AG's Annual General Meeting at the Parkarena in Winterthur on July 5, 2024. They approved all Board's proposals. A dividend of CHF 15.50 per share will be distributed.

After a welcome address by the Chair of the Board of Directors Ton Büchner and a review of the 2023 fiscal year from CEO Fabrice Billard and CFO Rolf Brändli, shareholders approved all proposals of the Board of Directors. Tatiana Gillitzer was elected as a new independent member of the Board of Directors and as a member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee. The Annual General Meeting approved a dividend of CHF 15.50 (gross) per share, an increase of 29.2% compared to the previous year. 

Change in the Board of Directors

As announced before the Annual General Meeting, after 12 years of dedicated service, Dr. Monika Krüsi decided not to stand for re-election as a member of the Board of Directors of Burckhardt Compression Holding AG. Tatiana Gillitzer was elected as her successor. Tatiana Gillitzer is a business leader with over 25 years of management experience in international organizations and technology-based businesses.

 A total of 2’117’302 registered shares were represented at Burckhardt Compression Holding AG’s Annual General Meeting, which represents 82.09% of total registered share capital entered in the company’s share register with voting rights.

 The constitution of the Board of Directors will be as follows:

  • Audit Committee: David Dean (Chair), Maria Teresa Vacalli, Kaspar W. Kelterborn.
  • Strategy and Sustainability Committee: Ton Büchner (Chair), Kaspar W. Kelterborn.
  • Nomination and Compensation Committee: Maria Teresa Vacalli (Chair), Dr. Stephan Bross, Tatiana Gillitzer.