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2009

Annual General Meeting 2009

The 2009 Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was held on May 7, 2009 at the Stadthalle Fuerth, Fuerth/Bavaria, Germany.

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 532 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 161 guests. At the time the presence was announced, 48.79 percent of the nominal capital were represented at the Annual General Meeting.

The shareholders amongst others resolved to pay out a dividend of 0,50 € per share. The dividend amounting to a total of 96,757,756.00 € was paid out on May 8, 2009.

All resolutions proposed by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board were passed with the required majority. No countermotions were received.

Below please find the speech of Mr. Herbert Hainer with presentation slides, the complete voting results as well as further documents relating to the event.

Speech and further documents relating to the event

Attendance and Voting Results

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 532 shareholders and shareholder representatives.
 
At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 12, 94,410,351 no-par-value shares with the same amount of votes were represented at the Annual General Meeting. This corresponds to 48.79% of the nominal capital.

Voting Results

[1] Presentation of the adopted Annual Financial Statements of adidas AG and of the approved Consolidated Financial Statements as of December 31, 2008, of the Management Report of adidas AG and of the Group Management Report, the Explanatory Report of the Executive Board on the Disclosures pursuant to §§ 289 section 4, 315 section 4 German Commercial Code (Handelsgesetzbuch - HGB) as well as of the Supervisory Board Report for the financial year 2008
No vote carried out on this agenda item

[2] Resolution on the appropriation of retained earnings
Yes: 93,473,712
No: 803,263

[3] Resolution on the ratification of the actions of the Executive Board for the fiscal year 2008
Yes: 91,784,151
No: 634,011

[4] Resolution on the ratification of the actions of the Supervisory Board for the fiscal year 2008
Yes: 87,161,777
No: 691,167

[5] Election of the Supervisory Board - Dr. Stefan Jentzsch
Yes: 93,411,352
No: 254,460

[5] Election of the Supervisory Board - Igor Landau
Yes: 93,308,662
No: 287,385

[5] Election of the Supervisory Board - Willi Schwerdtle
Yes: 93,412,548
No: 253,271

[5] Election of the Supervisory Board - Christian Tourres
Yes: 93,231,490
No: 434,016

[5] Election of the Supervisory Board - Herbert Kauffmann
Yes: 93,413,136
No: 253,460

[5] Election of the Supervisory Board - Alexander Popov
Yes: 93,413,543
No: 253,142

[6] Resolution on the amendment to § 21 section 2 of the Articles of Association
Yes: 63,139,671
No: 71,348

[7] Resolution on the amendment to § 22 of the Articles of Association
Yes: 89,526,010
No: 3,502,346

[8] Resolution on the Cancellation of the Authorised Capital pursuant to § 4 section 2 of the Articles of Association, creation of a new Authorised Capital with the authorisation to exclude subscription rights as well as on the respective amendment to the Articles of Association
Yes: 93,181,975
No: 488,279

[9] Resolution on the Cancellation of the Authorised Capital pursuant to § 4 section 3 of the Articles of Association, creation of a new Authorised Capital with the authorisation to exclude subscription rights as well as on the respective amendment to the Articles of Association
Yes: 79,089,737
No: 14,528,849

[10] Resolution granting the authorisation to repurchase and use the Company's treasury shares pursuant to § 71 section 1 no. 8 AktG including the authorisation to cancel shares and the authorisation to exclude tender and subscription rights; revocation of the existing authorisation
Yes: 93,315,426
No: 355,385

[11] Resolution granting the authorisation to use equity derivatives in connection with the acquisition of treasury shares pursuant to § 71 section 1 no. 8 AktG while excluding shareholders' tender and subscription rights
Yes: 90,203,346
No: 3,423,141

[12a] Appointment of the Auditor for the consolidated financial statements and annual financial statements for the financial year 2009
Yes: 92,845,354
No: 606,843

[12b] Appointment of the Auditor for the audit review of the financial statements and of the interim management report for the first six months, if applicable
Yes: 92,806,348
No: 607,019
 

Invitation incl. Agenda and related documents