ADOPTION OF ALL THE RESOLUTIONS BY THE SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF MAY 10TH, 2017
All resolutions proposed to SUEZ Shareholders' Meeting, which took place on May
10th, 2017 under the chairmanship of Gérard Mestrallet, were adopted. 68.40%
of shareholders took part in the Shareholders' Meeting.
Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board of Directors, recalled the Group's
strategy and presented the activity of the Board of Directors. The Chairmen of
the Committees of the Board of Directors presented the activity of each
Jean-Louis Chaussade, Chief Executive Officer of SUEZ, presented the
performance and highlights of 2016 to the shareholders and the acquisition of
GE Water at the beginning of 2017.
The Shareholders' Meeting approved the distribution of a EUR0.65 per share cash
dividend. The ex-dividend date is May 15th, 2017, with a payment date on May
The ratification of the cooptation of Mr. Francesco Caltagirone as a director
was approved by the Shareholders Meeting. Therefore, the Board of Directors is
now composed of 19 members, including 50% of independent1 directors and 42.1%
Finally, The Shareholders' Meeting renewed all the financial authorizations
granted to the Board of Directors.
The webcast of the Shareholders' Meeting, presentations and results of the
voting on resolutions are available on SUEZ's website.
* Forthcoming communications :
May 15th, 2017: ex-dividend date
May 17th, 2017: payment date
July 27th, 2017: publication of the 1st half 2017 results.
(1) 50% of independent directors without taking into account the employee
directors and the employee shareholder director, pursuant to the AFEP-MEDEF
code, i.e. 8 independent directors.
We are at the dawn of the resource revolution. In a world facing high
demographic growth, runaway urbanisation and the shortage of natural resources,
securing, optimising and renewing resources is essential to our future. SUEZ
(Paris: SEV, Brussels: SEVB) supplies drinking water to 92 million people,
delivers wastewater treatment services to 65 million, collects waste produced
by almost 50 million, recovers 16 million tons of waste each year and produces
7 GWh of local and renewable energy. With 82,536 employees, SUEZ, which is
present on all five continents, is a key player in the sustainable management
of resources. SUEZ generated total revenues of EUR15.3 billion in 2016.
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