Voting Results Annual General Meeting 2018

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 7 184,725,970 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 73.30 % of the capital stock, were present. In addition, 2,257,314 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes were submitted via postal vote. Thus a total number of 186,983,284 no-par value shares with a matching number of votes, corresponding to 74.20 % of the capital stock, was present.

Voting Results

Agenda Item 2: Resolution on the utilization of net retained profits

Yes votes: 184,958,197 votes
No votes:
1,996,849 votes
Abstentions: 28,238 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,955,046, corresponding to 74.19 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal on the utilization of net retained profits of the fiscal year 2017, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, 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: 186,549,611 votes
No votes:
362,352 votes
Abstentions:
71,321 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,911,963, corresponding to 74.17 % 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 2017, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, 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: 181,047,666 votes
No votes:
4,987,222 votes
Abstentions:
948,396 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,034,888, corresponding to 73.82 % 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 2017, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 5: Election of the auditors for fiscal year 2018 and the auditors for the auditor’s review of the half-year financial statements for fiscal year 2018

Yes votes: 180,625,729 votes
No votes:
5,802,065 votes
Abstentions:
555,490 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,427,794, corresponding to 73.98 % 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 2018 and as the auditors for a possible auditor’s review of the half-year financial state-ments for fiscal year 2018, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 6: Supplementary elections to the Supervisory Board

a) Martin Hansson

Yes votes: 169,851,972 votes
No votes:
17,066,709 votes
Abstentions:
64,603 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,918,681, corresponding to 74.17 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the proposal of the Supervisory Board under agenda item 6 to elect Mr. Martin Hansson to the Supervisory Board as a shareholder representative, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, was accepted with the necessary majority.

b) Beatrice Dreyfus

Yes votes: 186,649,945 votes
No votes:
269,559 votes
Abstentions:
63,780 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,919,504, corresponding to 74.17 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the proposal of the Supervisory Board under agenda item 6 to elect Ms. Beatrice Dreyfus as an alternate member for Mr. Hansson during Mr. Hansson’s term of office, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, was accepted with the necessary majority.

Agenda Item 7: Resolution on the adjustment of remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board; amendment to the Articles of Association

Yes votes: 186,649,533 votes
No votes:
314,432  votes
Abstentions:
19,319 votes

The number of shares, for which valid votes were casted, amounts to 186,963,965, corresponding to 74.19 % of the statutory stock capital.

It was stated that the management proposal under agenda item 7 on the approval of the adjustment of remuneration of the members of the Supervisory Board and the according amendment to the Articles of Association of the Company, as published in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette) on March 1, 2018, was accepted with the necessary majority of votes and necessary capital majority.