The Annual Stockholders’ Meeting on April 28, 2017, approved the proposal by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board that a dividend of €2.70 per share be paid for the 2016 fiscal year.
The actions of the members of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board in office in 2016 were ratified in accordance with the proposals by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board.
Six stockholder representatives were elected to the Supervisory Board in accordance with the nominations submitted by the Supervisory Board.
Furthermore, in accordance with the proposal by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board, the Annual Stockholders’ Meeting approved the amendment to the Articles of Incorporation with regard to the compensation of the members of the Supervisory Board.
The Annual Stockholders’ Meeting also approved the control agreement between Bayer AG and Bayer CropScience Aktiengesellschaft of February 21, 2017, as proposed by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board.
In accordance with the proposal by the Supervisory Board, Deloitte GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Munich, was elected as the auditor of the annual and consolidated financial statements for the fiscal year 2017 and to review the condensed financial statements and interim management reports as of June 30, 2017, September 30, 2017 and March 31, 2018.
Leverkusen, July 25, 2017
The Board of Management
Dr. Hartmut Klusik