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2012

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012

The 2012 Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was held on May 10, 2012 at the Stadthalle Fuerth, Fuerth/Bavaria, Germany.

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 430 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 120 guests. At the time the presence was announced, 62.24 percent of the nominal capital were represented at the Annual General Meeting.

The shareholders amongst others resolved to increase the dividend to 1.00 € per share. This represents an increase of 25% versus the previous year, when the dividend amounted to 0.80 € per share. The dividend amounting to a total of 209,216,186.00 € was paid out on May 11, 2012.

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 the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Herbert Hainer with presentation slides, the complete voting results as well as further documents relating to the event.

Attendance and Voting Results

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 430 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 120 guests.
 
At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 9, 130,207,419 no-par-value shares with the same amount of votes were represented at the Annual General Meeting. This corresponds to 62.24% of the nominal capital entitled to vote.
 

VOTING RESULTS

 Valid
votes
total
Valid
votes
in %
of nom.
capital
Yes-
votes
total
Yes-
votes
in %
of valid
votes
No-
votes
total
No-
votes
in %
of valid
votes
ITEM 2:
Appropriation of Retained Earnings
129,625,10261.96129,431,06499.85194,0380.15
ITEM 3:
Ratification of the actions of the Executive Board for 2011
129,013,74261.67127,732,09599.011,281,6470.99
ITEM 4:
Ratification of the actions of the Supervisory Board for 2011
123,814,30659.18122,531,01798.961,283,2891.04
ITEM 5:
Approval of the compensation system for the members of the Executive Board
129,379,14561.84115,800,66189.5013,578,48410.50
ITEM 6a:
Amendment of § 14 of the Articles of Association
129,605,56161.95129,442,21399.87163,3480.13
ITEM 6b:
Amendment of § 15 of the Articles of Association
129,604,23961.95129,429,04699.86175,1930.14
ITEM 7a:
Amendment of § 20 of the Articles of Association
129,603,67961.95129,571,67099.9832,0090.02
ITEM 7b:
Amendment of § 21 of the Articles of Association
129,604,80261.95129,596,23899.998,5640.01
ITEM 8:
Amendment of § 23 and § 24 of the Articles of Association
129,591,65261.94129,558,20399.9733,4490.03
ITEM 9a:
Appointment of the Auditor and the Group Auditor for 2012
128,867,13061.60126,351,32398.052,515,8071.95
ITEM 9b:
Appointment of the Auditor for the audit review of the financial statements and the first half year financial report
128,863,96761.59125,773,69097.603,090,2772.40

Thus, all proposed resolutions were adopted by the Annual General Meeting with a clear majority.

Invitation incl. Agenda and related Documents