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2017-04-20 18:06 CEST
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Heineken N.V. Annual General Meeting adopts all proposals

Amsterdam, 20 April 2017 - Heineken N.V. announced today that its Annual General Meeting (AGM) has adopted all proposals on the agenda of the AGM. The most important resolutions are listed below.

The AGM approved the dividend proposal for the year 2016 of EUR 1.34 per share. As an interim dividend of EUR 0.52 was paid on 11 August 2016, the final dividend will be EUR 0.82 per share. The final dividend will be made payable on 3 May 2017. Heineken N.V. shares will be quoted ex-dividend on 24 April 2017.

Re-appointment of the External Auditor
The AGM re-appointed Deloitte Accountants B.V. as the company's external auditor for a further period of three years (for the financial years 2018, 2019 and 2020).

Re-appointment of Executive Board Member
The AGM re-appointed Mr. Jean-François van Boxmeer as member of the Executive Board for the maximum term of four years.

Re-appointment of Supervisory Board Members
The AGM re-appointed Mr. M. Das as member and delegated member of the Supervisory Board, and also re-appointed Mr. V.C.O.B.J. Navarre as member of the Supervisory Board, in both instances for the maximum term of four years.

At the end of the AGM Mr. H. Scheffers stepped down as member of the Supervisory Board.

The voting results per agenda item of the AGM of Heineken N.V. of 20 April 2017 can be found on the HEINEKEN website: as of close of business on 21 April 2017.

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HEINEKEN is the world's most international brewer. It is the leading developer and marketer of premium beer and cider brands. Led by the Heineken® brand, the Group has a powerful portfolio of more than 250 international, regional, local and specialty beers and ciders. We are committed to innovation, long-term brand investment, disciplined sales execution and focused cost management. Through "Brewing a Better World", sustainability is embedded in the business and delivers value for all stakeholders. HEINEKEN has a well-balanced geographic footprint with leadership positions in both developed and developing markets. We employ over 73,500 employees and operate more than 165 breweries, malteries, cider plants and other production facilities in more than 70 countries. Heineken N.V. and Heineken Holding N.V. shares trade on the Euronext in Amsterdam. Prices for the ordinary shares may be accessed on Bloomberg under the symbols HEIA NA and HEIO NA and on Reuters under HEIN.AS and HEIO.AS. HEINEKEN has two sponsored level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) programmes: Heineken N.V. (OTCQX: HEINY) and Heineken Holding N.V. (OTCQX: HKHHY). Most recent information is available on HEINEKEN's website: and follow us on Twitter via @HEINEKENCorp.