Feintool Annual General Meeting 2012: Shareholders approve
all proposals - new members appointed to Board of Directors
At the Annual General Meeting of Feintool International
Holding AG held on January 24, 2012, the shareholders
approved all the Board of Directors' proposals. Thomas A.
Erb has been appointed as a new member of the Board and
will thus succeed Franz Stampfli. At its meeting, the Board
of Directors re-elected current Chairman Alexander von
Witzleben for an additional term.
At the Annual General Meeting of Feintool
International Holding AG on January 24, 2012, the
company's shareholders approved both the 2010/11
financial statements and the proposal of the Board of
Directors to pay a dividend of CHF 4.00 per registered
share. The proposal to
create authorized capital equivalent to up to 50% of the
existing share capital, as well as further changes to the
articles of incorporation relating to corporate governance
and the protection of person-specific voting rights, was
Thomas A. Erb was appointed as a new member of
Feintool's Board of Directors. As Chairman of the Board
of Directors of Franke Artemis Holding AG, he succeeds
Franz Stampfli, who was no longer standing for re-election.
The shareholders also approved the re-election of serving
Board members Kurt E. Stirnemann and Wolfgang Feil. KPMG
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was elected as auditor.
Board members confirmed in their positions
Afterwards, the composition of the five-strong
Feintool International Holding AG Board of Directors was
confirmed. In addition to the existing Chairman, Alexander
von Witzleben, Deputy Chairman Dr Michael Soormann was also
reappointed. The Audit Committee is made up of Dr Kurt E.
Stirnemann (Chair), Alexander von Witzleben, Wolfgang Feil
and Dr Michael Soormann. The Nomination and Compensation
Committee includes Dr Michael Soormann (Chair), Alexander
von Witzleben and Wolfgang Feil. Thomas A. Erb is a further
member of the Board.
Secretary to the Board of Directors
Dr Matthias Hartz, hitherto Secretary to the Board
of Directors, is leaving Feintool at the end of January
2012. The Board is assuming this function itself.
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