Voting Results Annual General Meeting 2016

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 6 180,458,720 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to
71.61 % of the capital stock, were present. In addition, 81,694 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes were submitted via postal vote. Thus a total number of 180,540,414 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 71.64 % of the capital stock, was present.

Voting Results

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

Yes votes: 177,321,411 votes
No votes:
2,969,585 votes
Abstentions: 249,418 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 180,290,996, corresponding to 71.54 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal on the utilization of net retained profits of the fiscal year 2015, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on February 17, 2016, 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: 179,371,522 votes
No votes:
152,312 votes
Abstentions:
1,016,580 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 179,523,834, corresponding to 71.24 % 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 2015, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on February 17, 2016, 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: 176,881,789 votes
No votes:
1,981,418 votes
Abstentions:
1,677,207 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 178,863,207, corresponding to 70.98 % 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 2015, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on February 17, 2016, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 5: Election of the Auditors for Fiscal Year 2016

Yes votes: 176,699,226 votes
No votes:
3,824,588 votes
Abstentions:
16,600 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 180,523,814, corresponding to 71.64 % 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 2016, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on February 17, 2016, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 6: Supplementary election to the Supervisory Board – Frédéric Pflanz

Yes votes: 159,725,930 votes
No votes:
20,099,404 votes
Abstentions:
715,080 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 179,825,334, corresponding to 71.36 % 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 Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on February 17, 2016, was accepted with the necessary majority.