Almere, 8 May 2013 - All the items on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on 8 May 2013 were approved or adopted by the shareholders as proposed.
The shareholders adopted the annual accounts for 2012. The dividend for the financial year 2012 was declared at 0.12 euro per ordinary share with a nominal value of 0.50 euro. Shareholders may choose to take up the dividend fully in cash, subject to 15% dividend tax, or in shares. The USG People share will be quoted ex-dividend on 10 May 2013 and shareholders can specify their choice from 15 May 2013 up to 29 May 2013, 3.00 p.m. CET. Payment of the dividend and distribution of the shares following the exchange of dividend entitlements will take place from 3 June 2013.
The term of office of Mr Van Heyningen Nanninga came to an end in 2013. Having reached the maximum term of 12 years (best practice provision III.3.5 Corporate Governance Code), Mr Van Heyningen Nanninga was not eligible for reappointment.
The remaining items on the agenda were likewise approved or adopted by the shareholders as proposed.
For more information, please contact:
Leen Geirnaerdt, CFO
Telephone: +31 (0)36 529 95 07
This press release is available in Dutch and English. In the event of ambiguities, the Dutch text shall prevail.
About USG People
With revenue of ? 2.9 billion in 2012 USG People is one of the largest providers of HR services in Europe with established and recognisable national and international brands. Headquartered in the Dutch city of Almere, USG People is active in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Spain and Switzerland.
The brand portfolio of USG People comprises Start People, Call-IT, USG Restart (General Staffing) - Unique, Technicum, Secretary Plus, ASA, Creyf's, Vakcollege Groep (Specialist Staffing) - USG Engineering Professionals, USG Legal Professionals, USG Finance Professionals, USG Marketing, Communication & Sales Professionals, USG ICT Professionals, USG HR Professionals and USG Science Professionals, Adver-Online (Professionals).
USG People is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange and is included in the Amsterdam Midcap Index (AMX).
For more information on USG People or any of its operating companies, please visit our website at www.usgpeople.com:
download press release in pdf format:
This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients.
The owner of this announcement warrants that:
(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and
(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the
information contained therein.
Source: USG People NV via Thomson Reuters ONE