Heineken Holding N.V. Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopts all proposals
Amsterdam, 20 April 2017 - Heineken Holding N.V. announced today that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has adopted all proposals on the agenda of the AGM. The most important resolutions and announcements are listed below.
The Board of Directors announced the distribution of a dividend for the year 2016 of EUR1.34 per ordinary share of EUR1.60 nominal value. As an interim dividend of EUR0.52 per ordinary share was paid on 11 August 2016, the final dividend will be EUR0.82 per ordinary share. The final dividend will be made payable on 3 May 2017. Heineken Holding N.V. ordinary shares will be quoted ex-dividend on 24 April 2017.
Reappointment of the external auditor
The AGM reappointed 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).
Reappointment of Mr M. Das as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors
The AGM reappointed Mr M. Das as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors with effect from 20 April 2017, for the maximum period of four years.
Reappointment of Mr A.A.C. de Carvalho as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors
The AGM reappointed Mr A.A.C. de Carvalho as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors with effect from 20 April 2017, for the maximum period of four years.
The voting results per agenda item of the AGM of Heineken Holding N.V. of 20 April 2017 can be found on the website: www.theHEINEKENcompany.com/investors/governance/agm 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. HEINEKEN is 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. HEINEKEN employs over 73,500 employees and operates 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 the website: www.theHEINEKENcompany.com and follow HEINEKEN on Twitter via @HEINEKENCorp.
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