Basel, May 8, 2012 - The Annual General Meeting of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 8, 2012, was attended by shareholders representing 57.98% of the share capital. All proposals of the Board of Directors were approved by a clear majority.
The Annual General Meeting approved the annual report, the annual financial statements, the consolidated financial statements and the distribution of a gross dividend. Proposed changes in the articles of association of the company were approved, amongst others the reduction of the share capital by cancellation of 1.25 million registered shares, which were repurchased in the context of the share repurchase program concluded in 2008, and by way of reducing the nominal value of the registered shares of CHF 2.00 by CHF 1.90 to new CHF 0.10.
The Annual General Meeting granted discharge to the members of the Board of Directors as well as the members of the Executive Board for the financial year 2011. KPMG AG, Zurich, was re-elected as statutory auditor for the financial year 2012.
Members of the Board of Directors re-elected
Clearly re-elected for a term of office of one year were Rudolf W. Hug, Beat Walti, Lars Förberg, Chris E. Muntwyler, Roger Schmid, Hans-Peter Strodel and Knud Elmholdt Stubkjær.
Board of Directors:
The next Annual General Meeting is scheduled for May 15, 2013.
The Panalpina Group
The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining intercontinental Air and Ocean Freight with comprehensive Value-Added Logistics Services and Supply Chain Services. Thanks to its in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina provides globally integrated end-to-end solutions tailored to its customers' supply chain management needs. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 branches in more than 80 countries. In a further 80 countries, it cooperates closely with partner companies. Panalpina employs approximately 15,500 people worldwide.