Paris, June sixteen, 2020
Atos SE Once-a-year General Meeting of shareholders was held nowadays guiding shut doors and in digital way owing to the sanitary constraints connected to the COVID-19 epidemic.
The shareholders accepted all the resolutions that had been submitted.
The General meeting accepted the Corporation and consolidated monetary statements for the monetary 12 months 2019, it currently being recalled that the Board of Directors experienced extremely determined not to post the distribution of a dividend to the General Meeting’s acceptance so as to just take into account the situation relevant to the Covid-19 epidemic. In this context, the Chief Govt Officer described on the Company’s action to meet up with this challenge, by virtue of its sense of intent, and on the Group’s resilience.
The General Meeting also accepted in certain the things producing up the compensation and the added benefits compensated throughout or awarded for the monetary 12 months 2019 Bertrand MEUNIER, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Elie GIRARD, for his successive mandates as Deputy Chief Govt Officer and Chief Govt Officer. The General Meeting accepted then the compensation policies relevant for 2020 to the Directors, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Govt Officer.
Nicolas BAZIRE knowledgeable the Board of Directors that he did not want to request the renewal of his phrase of workplace as Director. The Board of Directors acknowledged this and hence determined not to post to the shareholders’ vote the relevant resolution.
The General Meeting renewed the terms of workplace as Directors of (i) Cedrik NEIKE for three yrs and (ii) Valérie BERNIS and Colette NEUVILLE for two yrs, as nicely as the phrase of workplace of Jean FLEMING as Director representing the employee shareholders for two yrs. The phrase of workplace of Grant Thornton as Statutory Auditor was also renewed for 6 yrs.
To just take into account the new legislative environment in drive, the General Meeting accepted all the resolutions aimed at amending the posts of affiliation.
Just after the General Meeting, the Board of Directors adjusted the composition of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee as follows:
- Bertrand MEUNIER, Chairman
- Jean FLEMING
- Colette NEUVILLE.
The composition of the other committees of the Board of Directors remains unchanged.
The detailed results of the votes of the General Meeting are available on Atos web page (Traders area – Once-a-year General Meeting).
Atos SE has examined its self-produced voting platform, “Atos Vote”©, making use of blockchain know-how, available on Android and iOS smartphones, and built available to personnel direct shareholders of Atos SE, who had been invited to solid their votes in advance of the General Meeting, making use of this proof of idea. Atos will carry out even more testing of this voting instrument in partnership with crucial players in the sector in the context of impending functions.
Even more information about this voting software is available on a dedicated web site of Atos web page.