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5. April 2018

SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG invites Shareholders to Annual General Meeting 2018

  • Approval of management report, statutory financial statements and consolidated financial statements 2017
  • Elections of Board of Directors, Compensation Committee and Statutory Auditors
  • Approval of future compensation for Board of Directors and Executive Board
  • Renewal of the authorized capital

 

Lucerne, April 5, 2018 – SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG, a global leader in special long steel, has today invited its shareholders to the Annual General Meeting on April 26, 2018 at the Kultur- und Kongresszentrum Lucerne, Europaplatz 1, Luzern.

 

The Board of Directors will submit to the Annual General Meeting the management report, the financial statements and the consolidated financial statements 2017 for approval. Regarding the elections of the members of the Board of Directors, SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH AG will propose to the shareholders to re-elect the current members Edwin Eichler, Michael Büchter, Martin Haefner, Marco Musetti und Dr Oliver Thum. Vladimir Polienko and Dr Heinz Schumacher donot stand for re-election. The Board of Directors will again propose Edwin Eichleras Chairman of the Board of Directors. Furthermore, the Board of Directors will propose the election of Isabel Corinna Knauf (1972) as a new member of the Board of Directors.

 

The Annual General Meeting will additionally vote on a renewal of the authorized capital, the appropriation of available earnings, to discharge from liability of the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board, as well as the election of the Compensation Committee, the statutory auditors and of the independent proxy. The Annual General Meeting will also be provided with the compensation report for the year 2017 for an advisory vote. In accordance with the Ordinance against excessive compensation in listed companies (VegüV), the compensation for the Board of Directors and the Executive Board will further be presented to the Annual General Meeting for prospective approval.

 

For further information:

 

Dr Ulrich Steiner, Vice President Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Phone +41 (0)41 581 4120

u.steiner@schmolz-bickenbach.com

www.schmolz-bickenbach.com

 

Link to invitation to the Annual General Meeting:

http://www1.schmolz-bickenbach.com/en/investor-relations/general-meeting/