The General Shareholders' Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain was held today
in Paris. The shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an
aggregate 60.07% of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted.
The Directors' term of office of Anne-Marie IDRAC, Dominique LEROY, independent
directors, Jacques PESTRE, director representing employee shareholders, and
Denis RANQUE, was renewed by the General Shareholders' Meeting.
The Board of Directors of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain is composed of 14 members
(including two employee directors and one director representing employee
shareholders). In accordance with the law and the AFEP-MEDEF Corporate
Governance Code, it comprises 41.7% women and 72.7% independent directors.
The General Shareholders' Meeting also approved the payment of a dividend of
EUR1.33 per share (versus EUR1.30 for financial year 2017), to be wholly paid
in cash. The ex-dividend date will be June 10 and the dividend payment will be
made as from June 12, 2019.
A webcast of the General Shareholders' Meeting and the results of the vote on
each resolution will be available on the Company's website
(www.saint-gobain.com) as from June 7, 2019.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions
which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.
They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in
buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.
They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of
sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.
EUR41.8 billion in sales in 2018
Operates in 67 countries
More than 180,000 employees
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