Wolters Kluwer Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopts all resolutions
Wolters Kluwer Annual
General Meeting of Shareholders
Wolters Kluwer, a global provider of
professional information, software solutions, and
services, is pleased to announce that all
resolutions were adopted as proposed at
today’s Annual General
members of the
Supervisory Board and member of the
Executive BoardFrans Cremers and Ann Ziegler were
reappointed as members of the Supervisory Board and Kevin Entricken
was reappointed as member of the Executive Board.
The Supervisory Board members represent a diversity of
nationality, experience, talent, and expertise. Three (43%) of the
seven Supervisory Board members are female, in line with Dutch
corporate governance standards and proposed legislation.
2020 Financial Statements and
dividendShareholders voted to
adopt the Financial Statements for 2020 as included in the 2020
Annual Report and approved a total dividend of €1.36 per ordinary
share, resulting in a final dividend of €0.89 per ordinary
RemunerationThe new remuneration policy for the
Executive Board was adopted, with 97.14% of votes in favor. The
Remuneration Report received 95.98% support in an advisory
Frans Cremers, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, commented: “I
am delighted that so many shareholders voted in favor of the new
remuneration policy which allows us to move forward with the full
package of improvements that we had proposed. We are very grateful
for this support and wish to thank our shareholders for the
constructive feedback received over the past year.”
resolutionsAll other AGM
resolutions were adopted, including the resolution to release the
members of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board from
liability for the exercise of their respective duties; to extend
the authority of the Executive Board to issue shares; to authorize
the Executive Board to acquire shares in the company; and to cancel
shareholders were represented by proxy voting or by voting
instruction, representing a total of 79.08% of the total issued
share capital entitled to vote.
Detailed voting results by agenda item will be available on our
website at www.wolterskluwer.com/agm shortly.
For more information please contact:
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About Wolters KluwerWolters
Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information,
software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and
accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and
regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions
every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain
knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2020 annual revenues of €4.6 billion.
The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains
operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,200
people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den
Rijn, the Netherlands.
Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and
are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer
has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program.
The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S.
For more information, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on
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informationThis report contains
forward-looking statements. These statements may be identified by
words such as “expect”, “should”, “could”, “shall” and similar
expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking
statements are qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that
could cause actual results and events to differ materially from
what is contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors
which could cause actual results to differ from these
forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general
economic conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters
Kluwer is engaged; behavior of customers, suppliers, and
competitors; technological developments; the implementation and
execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal, tax, and
regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer’s businesses, as well as
risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In
addition, financial risks such as currency movements, interest rate
fluctuations, liquidity, and credit risks could influence future
results. The foregoing list of factors should not be construed as
exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or obligation to
publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
This press release contains information which is to be made
publicly available under Regulation (EU) 596/2014.
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