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193rd Annu­al Gene­ral Mee­ting of Von Roll Hol­ding AG held: All pro­po­sals of the Board of Direc­tors approved

Au/Wädenswil, April 14, 2016 — All pro­po­sals pre­sen­ted by the Board of Direc­tors at the 193rd Annu­al Gene­ral Mee­ting of Von Roll Hol­ding AG held at the Möven­pick con­ven­ti­on cen­ter Zurich-Regens­dorf on 13 April 2016 were appro­ved by a sub­stan­ti­al majo­ri­ty of shareholders.

The annu­al report, finan­cial state­ments and con­so­li­da­ted state­ments for the 2015 finan­cial year as well as the reports of the sta­tu­to­ry audi­tors were appro­ved. The actions of the Board of Direc­tors and Group Manage­ment were appro­ved for the fis­cal year 2015.

Dr. Peter Kalant­zis, Gerd Amt­stät­ter, Gui­do Egli, August Fran­çois von Finck and Gerd Pes­kes were elec­ted to ano­t­her sta­tu­to­ry one-year term as Mem­bers of the Board of Direc­tors. Dr. Peter Kalant­zis was con­fir­med by the share­hol­ders’ assem­bly as Pre­si­dent of the Board of Direc­tors for the next peri­od. The Board of Direc­tors has also gai­ned a new mem­ber in the per­son of Dr. Chris­ti­an Hen­ner­kes. Sin­ce 2015 Dr. Hen­ner­kes has been gene­ral mana­ger at Pri­mus Ven­tures GmbH, Stutt­gart. Pre­vious­ly, bet­ween 2005 and 2015, he func­tion­ed as mana­ging direc­tor and part­ner in various com­pa­nies wit­hin the con­su­mer and indus­tri­al goods busi­ness sector.

All can­di­da­tes for the Remu­ne­ra­ti­on Com­mit­tee, nota­b­ly Gerd Amt­stät­ter, Gui­do Egli and August Fran­çois von Finck, were reelec­ted. The pro­po­sal put for­ward by the Board of Direc­tors to reelect Deloit­te AG, Zurich, as sta­tu­to­ry audi­tors for the fis­cal year 2016 was con­fir­med. Moreo­ver, the chan­ge to the arti­cles of incor­po­ra­ti­on was appro­ved. All remu­ne­ra­ti­on pro­po­sals for the Board of Direc­tors and the Exe­cu­ti­ve Board were appro­ved by the shareholders.

 

About Von Roll Hol­ding AG: As a Swiss indus­tri­al com­pa­ny, Von Roll Hol­ding AG focu­ses on pro­ducts and sys­tems for power genera­ti­on, trans­mis­si­on and indus­tri­al app­li­ca­ti­ons. Von Roll is a glo­bal mar­ket lea­der for  electri­cal insu­la­ti­on pro­ducts, sys­tems and ser­vices and has a world­wi­de pre­sence in around 30 sites with about 2,000 employees.

 

Con­ta­ct

Clau­dia Güntert
Head of Cor­po­ra­te Communications
& Inves­tor Relations
T +41 61 785 52 36
F +41 61 785 58 92
E press@vonroll.com

 

This press release is based on infor­ma­ti­on cur­r­ent­ly avail­ab­le. Unfo­re­see­ab­le risks and influ­en­ces may lead to dis­crepan­ci­es with the state­ments made here. For more infor­ma­ti­on on the com­pa­ny and its busi­ness per­for­mance, plea­se refer to the Annu­al and Semi-Annu­al Report of Von Roll Hol­ding AG which is avail­ab­le in digi­tal form at https://www.vonroll.com/en/.