Shareholders of Georg Fischer Ltd approve all Board proposals

Mar 20, 2013 7:00 PM

At the 117th Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of Georg Fischer Ltd held on 20 March 2013, the shareholders voted in favor of all the proposals of the Board of Directors. Roman Boutellier, Zhiqiang Zhang and Roger Michaelis were re-elected to the Board for three years.

At the former iron foundry facility in Schaffhausen a total of 1 186 shareholders were present and 41.8percent of the share capital was represented.

In its consultative vote, the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting approved the 2012 Compensation Report. The Annual Shareholders’ Meeting also approved the distribution of a dividend from capital contribution reserves amounting to CHF 15 per share. Furthermore, the shareholders granted discharge to the responsible corporate bodies for activities in the 2012 fiscal year. The Share­holders’ Meeting re-elected Roman Boutellier, Zhiqiang Zhang and Roger Michaelis for three years. PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich, was re-elected as auditor for another one-year term of office.

Images of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting and the minutes are available here:

Corporate Profile Georg Fischer

Georg Fischer comprises three core businesses: GF Piping Systems, GF Automotive and GF AgieCharmilles. Founded in 1802, the Corporation is headquartered in Switzerland and has 125 companies, 48 of them production facilities, in 30 countries. Its approximately 13,500 employees generated sales of CHF 3.6 billion in 2012. Georg Fischer is a worldwide preferred partner for the safe transport of liquids and gases, vehicle weight reduction and high-precision manufacturing technologies. You'll find further information at

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