Around 1,800 shareholders today participated in the Annual General
Meeting of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) for
financial year 2011/2012, which was held at the Congress Center
Rosengarten in Mannheim. Just under 38 percent of Heidelberg's
share capital was represented at the event.
The Management Board discussed the company's strategy and the
balance sheet for the past financial year (April 1, 2011 through
March 31, 2012). Bernhard Schreier, Heidelberg CEO, bid farewell to
the shareholders during his speech. He will hand over the post of
Heidelberg CEO to Dr. Gerold Linzbach on September 1, 2012, after
13 years in this position.
Approval from the company's shareholders was needed for nine of the
ten items on the AGM's agenda. The items included the restructuring
of the approved and conditional capital, the change in the
remuneration system for the members of the Management Board, and a
change in the Memorandum and Articles of Association regarding the
remuneration of the Supervisory Board members that will take effect
next year. Shareholders also voted on a further five resolutions.
All items on the agenda were approved with a clear majority.
Note for editors:
A recording of the speech - complete with text and presentation
- given by CEO Bernhard Schreier at the AGM 2012 is available on
the Internet at
The Annual Report and Agenda for the Annual General Meeting
can also be downloaded from
The scheduled publication date for the financial
statements for the first quarter of 2012/2013 is August 8, 2012.
Bernhard Schreier, CEO of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG,
at the Annual General Meeting for financial year 2011/2012 held at
the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements
based on assumptions and estimations by the Management Board of
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Aktiengesellschaft. Even though the
Management Board is of the opinion that those assumptions and
estimations are realistic, the actual future development and
results may deviate substantially from these forward-looking
statements due to various factors, such as changes in the
macro-economic situation, in the exchange rates, in the interest
rates and in the print media industry. Heidelberger Druckmaschinen
Aktiengesellschaft gives no warranty and does not assume liability
for any damages in case the future development and the projected
results do not correspond with the forward-looking statements
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