Paris, June sixteen, 2020
Atos SE Yearly Standard Assembly of shareholders was held nowadays at the rear of closed doorways and in digital manner thanks to the sanitary constraints connected to the COVID-19 epidemic.
The shareholders authorized all the resolutions that have been submitted.
The Standard assembly authorized the Enterprise and consolidated economic statements for the economic year 2019, it being recalled that the Board of Directors had extremely decided not to submit the distribution of a dividend to the Standard Meeting’s approval so as to get into account the situations similar to the Covid-19 epidemic. In this context, the Chief Govt Officer noted on the Company’s action to meet up with this challenge, by advantage of its perception of purpose, and on the Group’s resilience.
The Standard Assembly also authorized in certain the features generating up the compensation and the gains paid through or awarded for the economic year 2019 Bertrand MEUNIER, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Elie GIRARD, for his successive mandates as Deputy Chief Govt Officer and Chief Govt Officer. The Standard Assembly authorized then the compensation insurance policies applicable for 2020 to the Directors, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Govt Officer.
Nicolas BAZIRE knowledgeable the Board of Directors that he did not would like to ask for the renewal of his term of place of work as Director. The Board of Directors acknowledged this and therefore decided not to submit to the shareholders’ vote the similar resolution.
The Standard Assembly renewed the phrases of place of work as Directors of (i) Cedrik NEIKE for 3 decades and (ii) Valérie BERNIS and Colette NEUVILLE for two decades, as very well as the term of place of work of Jean FLEMING as Director symbolizing the staff shareholders for two decades. The term of place of work of Grant Thornton as Statutory Auditor was also renewed for six decades.
To get into account the new legislative ecosystem in force, the Standard Assembly authorized all the resolutions aimed at amending the articles or blog posts of affiliation.
After the Standard Assembly, the Board of Directors adjusted the composition of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee as follows:
- Bertrand MEUNIER, Chairman
- Jean FLEMING
- Colette NEUVILLE.
The composition of the other committees of the Board of Directors remains unchanged.
The thorough effects of the votes of the Standard Assembly are out there on Atos website (Traders segment – Yearly Standard Assembly).
Atos SE has examined its self-formulated voting system, “Atos Vote”©, applying blockchain technological innovation, out there on Android and iOS smartphones, and produced out there to workers immediate shareholders of Atos SE, who have been invited to cast their votes in advance of the Standard Assembly, applying this evidence of principle. Atos will perform further more testing of this voting tool in partnership with vital gamers in the current market in the context of future activities.
Further more information and facts relating to this voting software is out there on a focused webpage of Atos website.