The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today (10 May) approved the 2022 financial results of the company and the pay-out of the final dividend as proposed by the Board of Directors, amounting to EUR 0.40 gross per share.
The calendar applicable to the final dividend payment is as follows:
- Ex-dividend date : 18 May 2023
- Record date : 19 May 2023
- Payment date : 22 May 2023
The Ordinary General Meeting also approved the remuneration report for the financial year 2022 and granted discharge to the statutory auditors for the exercise of their mandate.
Furthermore, the Ordinary General Meeting decided to:
- confirm the cooptation of Mrs. Ann Caluwaerts as director and appoint her as a director for a term of 4 years;
- appoint Mrs. Ann Vereecke as director for a term of 4 years.
Finally, the decision of the approval of the amended remuneration policy was not put to the vote.
The 2022 annual report and activity report are available on:https://bpostgroup.com/investors/results-reports-presentations/annual-reports.
The Ordinary General Meeting minutes will be made available at the latest by 24 May 2023 at https://bpostgroup.com/investors/governance/shareholders-meetings.
Postponement of the vote on the discharge of the Directors
Further to the request from the reference Shareholders of the Company, the Shareholders’ Meeting resolved to postpone the vote on the discharge of the directors for the exercise of their mandate during the financial year closed on 31 December 2022 until the internal compliance reviews of bpost and the audits of the Belgian state are at such as stage that a decision on the discharge of the directors can be taken by the Shareholders with sufficient knowledge, and at the latest at the next Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, to be held in 2024.