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Annual General Meeting in Bang & Olufsen a/s

September 14, 2016 at 12:39 PM EDT

At today’s Annual General Meeting, the following resolutions were approved in accordance with the agenda:

The Annual General Meeting took note of the Board of Directors' report, approved the company's audited Annual Report for the financial year 2015/16 and granted discharge to the company's Management Board and Board of Directors.

The Annual General Meeting resolved that no dividend should be paid.

The Board of Directors submitted the following proposals which were all adopted by the Annual General Meeting:

  • Approval of the remuneration to the Board of Directors for the on-going financial year.
  • Authorisation to the Board of Directors to let the company buy back own shares.
  • Amendment of the company's "General guidelines concerning incentive-based remuneration".
  • Amendment of the company’s remuneration policy.
  • Amendment of article 5, section 5, of the company's articles of association regarding VP Investor Service A/S being replaced by Computershare A/S, who hereinafter will keep and maintain the company’s shareregister.

The board members Ole Andersen, Jesper Jarlbæk, Jim Hagemann Snabe, Majken Schultz, Albert Bensoussan and Mads Nipper were re-elected to the Board of Directors. Juha Christensen and Ivan Tong were elected as new members of the Board of Directors.

The accounting firm Ernst & Young P/S was re-elected as auditors of the company.

Following the Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors constituted itself with

Ole Andersen as Chairman and Jim Hagemann Snabe as Vice Chairman.


Ole Andersen                                            Henrik Clausen

Chairman                                                  President & CEO

Investor contact

Martin Raasch Egenhardt
Head of Investor Relations
Major Shareholder Announcements should be sent directly to

Press contact

Jens Gamborg
Head of Group Communications
+45 2496 9371

Other enquiries

For all non-PR or non-IR related enquiries, e.g. advertising and HR related questions,
please contact Bang & Olufsen’s main office at:
+45 9684 1122