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2017

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

The 2017 Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was held on May 11, 2017 at the Stadthalle Fuerth, Fuerth/Bavaria, Germany.

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 560 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 150 guests. At the time the presence was announced, 64.63% of the nominal capital were represented at the Annual General Meeting.

The shareholders amongst others resolved to pay out a dividend of 2.00 € per share. The dividend amounting to a total of 405,048,436.00 € was paid out on May 16, 2017.

The Annual General Meeting agreed to each of the resolutions proposed by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board with the required majority. No countermotions were received.

Below please find the speech of the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Kasper Rorsted 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 560 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 150 guests.

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 9, 135,207,121 no-par-value shares with the same amount of votes were represented at the Annual General Meeting. This corresponds to 64.63% of the nominal capital entitled to vote.

VOTING RESULTS

 Valid votes totalValid 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
134,970,59264.51134,456,90399.62513,6890.38
ITEM 3:
Ratification of the actions of the Executive Board for 2016
134,511,51064.29134,046,48399.65465,0270.35
ITEM 4:
Ratification of the actions of the Supervisory Board for 2016
133,960,84864.03131,294,32798.012,666,5211.99
ITEM 5:
Amendment of § 18 of the Articles of Association
134,946,47464.50133,705,11599.081,241,3590.92

ITEM 6:

Cancellation of the Authorised Capital pursuant to § 4 sec. 2 Articles of Association, creation of a new Authorised Capital together with the authorisation to exclude subscription rights; amendment to the Articles of Association

135,019,31364.54124,431,29292.1610,588,0217.84

ITEM 7:

Cancellation of the Authorised Capital pursuant to § 4 sec. 3 Articles of Association, creation of a new Authorised Capital together with the authorisation to exclude subscription rights; amendment to the Articles of Association

135,019,68864.54122,637,73890.8312,381,9509.17

ITEM 8:

Cancellation of the Authorised Capital pursuant to § 4 sec. 4 Articles of Association, creation of a new Authorised Capital together with the authorisation to exclude subscription rights; amendment to the Articles of Association

135,018,14264.54124,012,33191.8511,005,8118.15
ITEM 9a:
Appointment of the Auditor and of the Group Auditor for the 2017 financial year
133,283,02263.71122,155,22891.6511,127,7948.35
ITEM 9b:
Appointment of the auditor for a possible audit review of the 2017 financial year
133,281,38263.71122,158,10791.6511,123,2758.35

ITEM 9c:

Appointment of the auditor for a possible audit review of the first quarter of 2018

133,278,30463.70122,155,10791.6511,123,1978.35

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

Invitation incl. Agenda and related Documents