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.
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.
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Appropriation of Retained Earnings
Ratification of the actions of the Executive Board for 2017
Ratification of the actions of the Supervisory Board for 2017
Approval of the compensation system for the members of the Executive Board
Amendment of § 2 (Purpose of the Company) of the Articles of Association
By-election to the Supervisory Board
Authorisation to issue bonds with warrants and/or convertible bonds; creation of a new contingent capital 2018; revocation of the existing authorisation
Appointment of the Auditor and of the Group Auditor for the 2018 financial year
Appointment of the auditor for a possible audit review of the 2018 financial year
Appointment of the auditor for a possible audit review of the first quarter of 2019
Thus, all proposed resolutions were adopted by the Annual General Meeting with the required majority.