The shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 60.07 percent of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted.
The Directors’ term of office of Anne-Marie Idrac, Dominique Leroy, independent directors, Jacques Pestre, director representing employee shareholders, and Denis Ranque, was renewed by the General Shareholders’ Meeting.
The Board of Directors of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain is composed of 14 members (including two employee directors and one director representing employee shareholders). In accordance with the law and the AFEP-MEDEF Corporate Governance Code, it comprises 41.7 percent women and 72.7 percent independent directors.
The General Shareholders’ Meeting also approved the payment of a dividend of 1.33 EUR per share (versus 1.30 EUR for financial year 2017), to be wholly paid in cash. The ex-dividend date will be June 10 and the dividend payment will be made as from June 12, 2019.
A webcast of the General Shareholders’ Meeting and the results of the vote on each resolution is available on the Company’s website (www.saint-gobain.com) as from June 7, 2019.