At the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, the shareholders of Sika AG approved all proposals put forward by the Board of Directors and resolved to distribute a dividend to shareholders representing roughly 42% of consolidated net profit.
Some 400 shareholders attended the Annual General Meeting of Sika AG on April 21, 2009 in Cham, which was headed by Dr. Walter Grüebler, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
The Annual General Meeting approved a proposal to distribute a dividend to shareholders of CHF 45.00 per bearer share (prior year: CHF 45.00), and CHF 7.50 (prior year: CHF 7.50) per registered share. The payout totals altogether CHF 111.5 million, representing roughly 42% of consolidated net profit.
The Annual General Meeting appointed Dr. Paul Hälg, President of Group Management, Dätwyler Holding AG., to the Board of Directors of Sika AG.
Furthermore the shareholders confirmed the Members of the Board of Directors Daniel J. Sauter, Fritz Studer and Ulrich W. Suter for a further period of office of three years. Dr. Tony Rusch, Member of the Board of Directors since 2000, did not run for re-election.
All other proposals put forward by the Board of Directors were also approved.