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2018

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was held on May 9, 2018 at the Stadthalle Fuerth, Fuerth/Bavaria, Germany.

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 540 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 160 guests. At the time the presence was announced, 70.00% of the nominal capital were represented at the Annual General Meeting.

The shareholders amongst others resolved to pay out a dividend of 2.60 € per share. The dividend amounting to a total of 528,462,623.00 € was paid out on May 15, 2018.

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 540 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 160 guests.

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 9, 146,458,971 no-par-value shares with the same amount of votes were represented at the Annual General Meeting. This corresponds to 70.00% 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
146,293,69569.92146,175,78499.92117,9110.08
ITEM 3:
Ratification of the actions of the Executive Board for 2017
145,775,44769.68145,213,69499.61561,7530.39
ITEM 4:
Ratification of the actions of the Supervisory Board for 2017
145,099,15469.35142,150,84697.972,948,3082.03
ITEM 5:
Approval of the compensation system for the members of the Executive Board
142,602,61668.16100,084,18270.1842,518,43429.82

ITEM 6:

Amendment of § 2 (Purpose of the Company) of the Articles of Association

146,261,00069.91146,246,81399.9914,1870.01

ITEM 7:

By-election to the Supervisory Board

146,258,32769.91144,935,88899.101,322,4390.90

ITEM 8:

Authorisation to issue bonds with warrants and/or convertible bonds; creation of a new contingent capital 2018; revocation of the existing authorisation

146,259,12469.91136,863,43593.589,395,6896.42
ITEM 9a:
Appointment of the Auditor and of the Group Auditor for the 2018 financial year
146,384,54869.97136,456,13293.229,928,4166.78
ITEM 9b:
Appointment of the auditor for a possible audit review of the 2018 financial year
146,383,99869.97136,455,40493.229,928,5946.78

ITEM 9c:

Appointment of the auditor for a possible audit review of the first quarter of 2019

146,381,33569.97136,434,25393.209,947,0826.80

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

Invitation incl. agenda and related documents