Zwolle, 25 April 2012 - Wavin, Europe's leading supplier of plastic pipe systems and solutions, today held its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (AGM) in Amsterdam.
At the meeting all proposed resolutions on the agenda were adopted, including the adoption of the annual accounts and the proposed amendments to the articles of association and appointments in connection with the public offer by Mexichem Soluciones Integrales Holding, S.A. de C.V. for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares in the capital of Wavin.
The offer of Mexichem was explained at the meeting. The AGM voted in favour of the conditional appointment of Mr. Capdepón Acquaroni as member of the Management Board and the conditional appointment of Mr. Hepkema, Mr. Gutiérrez Muñoz, Mr. Del Valle Perochena and Mr. van Halderen as members of the Supervisory Board. All these appointments are subject to the condition that the offer on all outstanding Wavin shares will be declared unconditional.
As of the settlement date of the offer, the Wavin Supervisory Board will, in addition to those persons mentioned above, also consist of current members Mr. Ruijter, who was re-appointed during the meeting, and Mr. Kottman, who was re-appointed for a second four year term in 2010. Under the same condition precedent as Mr. Hepkema's appointment, the Supervisory Board has appointed Mr. Hepkema as its chairman. Biographical details can be found at www.wavin.com (see explanatory notes to the agenda).
Wavin is the leading supplier of plastic pipe systems and solutions in Europe. The company provides essentials: plastic pipe systems and solutions for tap water, surface heating and cooling, soil and waste, rain- and storm water, distribution of drinking water and gas and telecom applications. Wavin is headquartered in Zwolle (The Netherlands) and has a presence in 25 European countries. The company employs approximately 6,200 people and reported revenue of approximately EUR 1.3 billion for 2011. Outside Europe, it has a global network of agents, licensees and distributors. Wavin is listed on the NYSE Amsterdam stock exchange (WAVIN). More details about Wavin can be found at www.wavin.com
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