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Voting Results Annual General Meeting 2014

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 7 180,220,313 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 71.52% of the capital stock, were present. In addition, 75,082 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes were submitted via postal vote. Thus a total number of 180.295.395 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 71.55% of the capital stock, was present.

Voting Results

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

Yes votes: 177,492,096 votes
No votes:
2,748,803 votes
Abstentions: 54,496 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,240,899, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal on the utilization of net retained profits of the fiscal year 2013, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 4, 2014, 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: 180,040,222 votes
No votes:
99,278 votes
Abstentions:
155,895 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,139,500, corresponding to 71.55% 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 2013, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 4, 2014, 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: 180,010,625 votes
No votes:
130,305 votes
Abstentions:
154,465 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,140,930, corresponding to 71.55% 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 2013, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 4, 2014, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 5: Election of the Auditors for Fiscal Year 2014

Yes votes: 180,221,092 votes
No votes:
15,969 votes
Abstentions:
58,334 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,237,061, corresponding to 71.55% 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 2014, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 4, 2014, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 6: Elections to the Supervisory Board

a) Michael Herz

Yes votes: 175,174,867 votes
No votes:
5,058,110 votes
Abstentions:
62,418 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,232,977, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Mr. Herz was elected as shareholder representative for the next term of office of the Supervisory Board.

b) Thomas Holzgreve

Yes votes: 172,462,114 votes
No votes:
7,588,029 votes
Abstentions:
245,252 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,050,143, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Mr. Holzgreve was elected as shareholder representative for the next term of office of the Supervisory Board.

c) Dr. Dr. Christine Martel

Yes votes: 176,735,712 votes
No votes:
3,317,650 votes
Abstentions:
242,033 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,053,362, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Dr. Dr. Martel was elected as shareholder representative for the next term of office of the Supervisory Board.

d) Isabelle Parize

Yes votes: 178,327,003 votes
No votes:
1,725,759 votes
Abstentions:
242,633 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,052,762, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Ms. Parize was elected as shareholder representative for the next term of office of the Supervisory Board.

e) Prof. Dr. Reinhard Pöllath

Yes votes: 173,348,389 votes
No votes:
6,702,159 votes
Abstentions:
244,847 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,050,548, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Prof. Pöllath was elected as shareholder representative for the next term of office of the Supervisory Board.

f) Poul Weihrauch

Yes votes: 178,344,232 votes
No votes:
1,708,026 votes
Abstentions:
243,137 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,052,258, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Mr. Weihrauch was elected as shareholder representative for the next term of office of the Supervisory Board.

g) Beatrice Dreyfus (Alternate Member)

Yes votes: 178,297,472 votes
No votes:
1,689,444 votes
Abstentions:
308,479 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 179,986,916, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that Ms. Dreyfus was elected as alternate member for the shareholder representatives.

Agenda Item 7: Resolution on the approval of amendments to existing profit and loss transfer agreements

Yes votes: 180,233,548 votes
No votes:
2,815 votes
Abstentions:
59,032 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were cast, amounts to 180,236,363, corresponding to 71.55% of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal under agenda item 7 on the approval of amendments to existing profit and loss transfer agreements, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 4, 2014, was accepted with the necessary majority of votes and necessary capital majority.