SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT (EPA:SEV) - ADOPTION OF ALL THE RESOLUTIONS BY THE SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING OF MAY 17TH, 2018
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Paris, May 17th, 2018
ADOPTION OF ALL THE RESOLUTIONS BY THE SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF MAY 17TH,
All resolutions submitted to SUEZ Shareholders' Meeting, which took place on
May 17th, 2018 under the chairmanship of Gérard Mestrallet, were adopted.
71.23 % of shareholders took part in the Shareholders' Meeting.
Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board of Directors, recalled the Group's
strategy and presented the activity of the Board of Directors. Chairwomen and
Chairmen of the Board's Committees presented the activity of each Committee.
Jean-Louis Chaussade, Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ, presented the highlights
of the past year, in particular the new Business Unit, Water Technologies and
Solutions created after GE Water's acquisition. He also presented the
performance for 2017 as well as the performance for the beginning of 2018 and
the outlooks for 2018.
The Shareholders' Meeting approved the distribution of a EUR0.65 per share cash
dividend. The ex-date is May 22nd, 2018, with a payment date on May 24th,
The appointment of two new directors, Ms. Brigitte Taittinger-Jouyet and Mr.
Franck Bruel as well as the renewal of the directorships of Ms. Judith
Hartmann, Messrs Francesco Caltagirone, Pierre Mongin and Guillaume Pepy were
approved by the Shareholders' Meeting. Therefore, the Board of Directors is
composed of 19 members, including 50% of independent(1) directors and 42% of
Eventually, the Shareholders' Meeting renewed all the financial authorizations
granted to the Board of Directors.
The webcast of the Shareholders' Meeting, presentations and results of the
voting on resolutions can be found on SUEZ's website (www.suez.com).
* Forthcoming communications:
May 22nd, 2018: ex-date for dividend
May 24th, 2018: dividend payment date
July 26th, 2018: publication of the 1st half 2018 results.
(1) 50% of independent Directors without taking into account the employee
director and the employee shareholder director, pursuant to the AFEP-MEDEF
code, i.e. 8 independent directors.
With 90 000 people on the five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and
sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management
solutions that enable cities and industries to optimize their resource
management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances, in
line with regulatory standards. To meet increasing demands to overcome resource
quality and scarcity challenges, SUEZ is fully engaged in the resource
revolution. With the full potential of digital technologies and innovative
solutions, the Group recovers 17 million tons of waste a year, produces 3.9
million tons of secondary raw materials and 7 TWh of local renewable energy. It
also secures water resources, delivering wastewater treatment services to 58
million people and reusing 882 million m3 of wastewater. SUEZ generated total
revenues of EUR15.9 billion in 2017.
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