Results of the Annual Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting of Lagardère SA
Corporate & other activities, Finance
Paris, April 19, 2023
The shareholders of Lagardère SA approved all the resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors with an average rate of 99.78 %
Lagardère SA was pleased to welcome its shareholders to the Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary Annual General Meeting at the Casino de Paris on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 10:00 a.m., chaired by Mr. Arnaud Lagardère, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Following presentations on the Company’s business, financial results and CSR strategy, followed by a summary of the Statutory Auditors’ reports, the shareholders were given a presentation of the composition and various tasks of the Board of Directors and its Committees for the year 2022. Following constructive and cordial discussions, the shareholders, who represented a quorum of 85.26%, adopted all the resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors, with an average approval rate of 99.78%, and in particular those relating to:
▪ the approval of the 2022 annual and consolidated financial statements and the distribution of a dividend of €1.30 per share, detached on April 19, 2023 and made payable as of April 21, 2023;
▪ the appointment of Deloitte & Associés as Statutory Auditors for a period of six financial years, replacing Ernst & Young et autres ;
▪ the approval the remuneration components due to the corporate officers for the 2022 financial year and their 2023 remuneration policies; and
▪ the renewal the various financial authorizations granted to the Board of Directors.
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Created in 1992, Lagardère is an international group with operations in more than 40 countries worldwide. It employs some 27,400 people and generated revenue of €6,929 million in 2022. The Group focuses on three divisions: Lagardère Publishing (Book and e-Publishing, Board Games and Mobile Games), Lagardère Travel Retail (Travel Essentials, Duty Free & Fashion and Foodservice) and Lagardère News (Paris Match, Le Journal du Dimanche, JDD Magazine, Europe 1, Europe 2, RFM, and the Elle brand licence). The Group’s operating assets also include Lagardère Live Entertainment and Lagardère Paris Racing. Lagardère shares are listed on Euronext Paris. www.lagardere.com
Created in 1992, Lagardère is an international group with operations in more than 40 countries worldwide. It employs some 27,000 people and generated revenue of €5,130 million in 2021.
The Group is structured around two priority divisions: Lagardère Publishing (Book and e-Publishing, Board Games and Mobile Games) and Lagardère Travel Retail (Travel Essentials, Duty Free & Fashion, Foodservice).
The Group's operating assets also include Lagardère News and Lagardère Live Entertainment. Lagardère shares are listed on Euronext Paris.
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