DANONE : 2013 Annual General Meeting of Danone
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Paris, April 25th, 2013
2013 Annual General Meeting of Danone
Danone's shareholders voted in favour of all resolutions during the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) that was held today.
58.17% of Danone's outstanding total share capital was present or represented at the AGM.
The AGM notably approved the statutory and consolidated financial statements 2012 as well as the proposed dividend of € 1.45 per share payable in cash. The ex-dividend date is set on Thursday May 2nd 2013 and the dividend 2012 will be payable from Tuesday May 7th 2013 onwards.
In addition, the AGM approved the mandates of two members of the Board of Directors that were
presented for renewal, namely those of Mr Franck Riboud, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Mr Emmanuel Faber, Deputy General Manager.
The presentations, an overview of the voting results per resolution and an integral video webcast of the AGM will be available on Danone's corporate website (www.finance.danone.com) from Friday April 26th 2013 onwards.
Danone is an international company present on all 5 continents. The group holds top positions in healthy food through four businesses: Fresh Dairy Products, Baby Nutrition, Bottled Water, and Medical Nutrition. Its mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Danone counts over 190 production plants and around 102,000 employees. In 2012, the company generated sales of over €20 billion, of which more than 50% were in emerging countries.
Listed on Euronext Paris, Danone is a component stock of leading social responsibility indexes including the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, ASPI Eurozone and the Ethibel Sustainability Index.
For more information, please contact:
Corporate Communications : 33 1 44 35 20 75
Investor Relations : 33 1 44 35 20 76
Danone : 17, Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris
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Source: DANONE via Thomson Reuters ONE
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