[Essen, 04 May 2017] secunet Security Networks AG (ISIN DE0007276503, WKN 727650), one of the leading German suppliers of high-quality IT security and a trusted IT security partner of the Federal Republic of Germany, held its ordinary Annual General Meeting today. Attendees of the Annual General Meeting appointed Ralf Wintergerst, Chairman of the Management Board of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, to the Supervisory Board, and the Supervisory Board then selected him as its new Chairman.
87% of the share capital was present at the Annual General Meeting. Each of the agenda items received more than 99% approval. The profit appropriation resolution, which stipulates among other things the payment of a dividend of EUR 0.58 (previous year: EUR 0.34) per no-par value share with dividend entitlement, was passed with 99.9% of the vote.
"We involve our shareholders in their company's earnings to a significant extent, and on a sustainable basis", commented Dr Rainer Baumgart, Chairman of the Management Board of secunet Security Networks AG. "Our successful strategy forms the basis for this: We focus on reliable and high-quality cybersecurity solutions made in Germany".
Ralf Wintergerst, Chairman of the Management Board of Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, was selected as a new member of the secunet Security Networks AG Supervisory Board. He replaces Supervisory Board member Axel Deininger, who has left his position with effect from the end of today's Annual General meeting. During the constitutive meeting of the new set of Supervisory Board members that followed the Annual General Meeting, Mr Wintergerst was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The previous Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Dr Peter Zattler, was selected as the Deputy Chairman.
More information on the 2017 ordinary Annual General Meeting of secunet Security Networks AG is available at www.secunet.com under Investor Relations > Annual General Meeting.
Next date in the financial calendar: 03 August 2017 – publication of the 6-Month Report