ANDRITZ AG Annual General Meeting elects Monika Kircher and Ralf Dieter as members of the Supervisory Board
At today’s 107th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG, two new members of the Supervisory Board were elected after the mandates of Hellwig Torggler and Peter Mitterbauer came to an end:
- Monika Kircher, Chairman of the Executive Board of Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Austria (until March 31, 2014)
- Ralf Dieter, Chairman of the Executive Board of Dürr AG, Germany
Both new members of the Supervisory Board were elected for the maximum period stipulated in the Articles of Association (i.e. until the day of the Annual General Meeting that decides on the discharge for 2018).
The Executive Board thanked the two retiring members of the Supervisory Board, Hellwig Torggler and Peter Mitterbauer, for their many years on the Supervisory Board of ANDRITZ AG. Hellwig Torggler joined the Supervisory Board in 2000 (Chairman since 2010), and Peter Mitterbauer in 2003. Both were also active on individual Supervisory Board committees, where they contributed their extensive expertise and many years of experience, for example during the acquisition of large companies (VA TECH Hydro, GE Hydro, Schuler Group).
In addition, the Annual General Meeting agreed to a dividend payment of 0.50 euros per share for 2013. Ex-dividend date is March 25, 2014, the date of dividend payment March 27, 2014.
All items on the agenda were approved by the shareholders present at the Meeting.
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The ANDRITZ GROUP
The ANDRITZ GROUP is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed, international technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of around 23,700 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 production sites, service, and sales companies all around the world. The ANDRITZ GROUP ranks among the global market leaders in all four of its business areas. One of the Group’s overall strategic goals is to strengthen and extend this position. At the same time, the company aims to secure the continuation of profitable growth in the long term.