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Voting Results Annual General Meeting 2012

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 8 183,318,623 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 72.75 % of the capital stock, were present. In addition, 792,693 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 0.31  % of the capital stock, were submitted via postal vote. Thus a total number of 184,111,316 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 73.06 % of the capital stock, was present.

Voting Results

Agenda Item 2: Resolution on the Utilization of Net Retained Profits

Yes votes: 182,883,391 votes
No votes:
1,221,006 votes
Abstentions: 6,919 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal on the utilization of net retained profits of the fiscal year 2011, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 3: Resolution on the Official Approval of the Actions of the Members of the Executive Board

Yes votes: 183,033,376 votes
No votes:
381,683 votes
Abstentions: 696,257 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

The exclusion of voting rights was observed.

It was stated that the management proposal on the official approval of the actions of the members of the Executive Board of the fiscal year 2011, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 4: Resolution on the Official Approval of the Actions of the Members of the Supervisory Board

Yes votes: 181,136,973 votes
No votes:
1,781,257 votes
Abstentions: 1,193,086 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

The exclusion of voting rights was observed.

It was stated that the management proposal on the official approval of the actions of the members of the Supervisory Board for fiscal year 2011, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 5: Election of the Auditors for Fiscal Year 2012

Yes votes: 179,928,598 votes
No votes:
3,012,973 votes
Abstentions: 1,169,745 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the proposal of the Supervisory Board to elect Ernst & Young GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Stuttgart, as auditors for Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft and the Beiersdorf Group for fiscal year 2012, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 6: Resolution on the Supplementary Election to the Supervisory Board

a) Election to the Supervisory Board

- Mr. Thomas-B. Quaas

Yes votes: 158,776,963 votes
No votes:
25,098,563 votes
Abstentions: 235,790 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

- Ms Dr. Dr. Christine Martel

Yes votes: 183,813,242 votes
No votes:
216,715 votes
Abstentions: 81,359 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

b) Election of Ms Beatrice Dreyfus as Alternate Member:

Yes votes: 183,995,638 votes
No votes:
27,030 votes
Abstentions: 88,648 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the proposal of the Supervisory Board under agenda item 6 on the supplementary election to the Supervisory Board, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 16, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority.


Agenda Item 7: Resolution on the Approval of a Profit and Loss Transfer Agreement

Yes votes: 184,009,977 votes
No votes:
4,910 votes
Abstentions: 96,429 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73,06 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal under agenda item 7 on the approval of a profit and loss transfer agreement, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority of votes and necessary capital majority.


Agenda Item 8: Resolution on the Approval of the System for the Remuneration of the Executive Board Members

Yes votes: 182,669,361 votes
No votes:
1,376,284 votes
Abstentions: 65,671 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 184,111,316, corresponding to 73.06 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal under agenda item 8 on the approval of the system for the remuneration of the Executive Board members, as published in the elektronischer Bundesanzeiger (electronic Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2012, was accepted with the necessary majority.