Shareholders approve all motions at Holcim's 100th annual meeting
First publishedin Aggregates Business Europe on www.AggBusiness.com
Holcim has held its 100th annual meeting which was attended by 2,076 shareholders, with all motions proposed by the board of directors passed after majority votes in their favour.
The pay-out from capital contribution reserves of CHF1 per registered share was approved.
The remuneration report was confirmed in an advisory vote by shareholders holding approximately 79% of the share capital represented.
Professor Wolfgang Reitzle was newly elected to the board of directors. His past roles include CEO of Linde; CEO of the Premier Automotive Group and vice president of Ford.
Board members Adrian Loader; Dr Thomas Schmidheiny and Dr Dieter Spälti were re-elected for a further three-year term.
The chairman bade farewell to Dr Wolfgang Schürer, who has served on the board since 1997, and CEO Markus Akermann, who started his Holcim career in 1978, being appointed a member of the executive committee in 1993. From 2002 until his retirement at the end of January 2012, he was CEO of Holcim Ltd.
The chairman, Dr Rolf Soiron, thanked them both for their valuable service over many years.