Lafarge shareholders meeting approves resolutions
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Lafarge's ordinary shareholders' meeting, which was held in Paris under the chairmanship of Bruno Lafont approved all resolutions submitted for their vote.
The shareholders' meeting approved a dividend of €0.50 per share and a loyalty dividend of €0.55 per share. The dividend will be paid on 6 July, 2012 (with an ex-dividend date on 3 July, 2012).
The shareholders' meeting also ratified the co-optation of Ian Gallienne (and the renewal of his term of office) and approved the appointment of Gérard Lamarche to the Lafarge board of directors. The meeting also renewed the terms of office of Paul Desmarais Jr, Jérôme Guiraud, Michel Rollier and Nassef Sawiris as directors. All appointments and renewals to the board of directors are for a period of four years.
In addition, the group's statutory and alternate auditors (from the Deloitte and Ernst & Young networks) have been renewed for a period of six years.
Results of the vote will be available on Lafarge website, in the Shareholders & Investors section.