ARYZTA AG's Annual General Meeting Approves All Board Motions

ARYZTA AG / ARYZTA AG's Annual General Meeting Approves All Board Motions . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Zurich / Switzerland, 1 December 2011 The Annual General Meeting of ARYZTA AG has approved all proposals of the Board of Directors with strong majorities. Shareholders approved the Annual Report and Accounts for the financial year 2011 and, in an advisory vote in line with the Swiss Code of Best Practice for Corporate Governance, approved the 2011 Compensation Report. Shareholders also approved the distribution of a dividend of CHF 0.5679 per registered share. Discharge was duly granted to the members of the Board of Directors for the 2011 business year.  Shareholders confirmed the re-election of Brian Davy and Patrick McEniff (CFO) to the Board of Directors, each for a further three-year term of office. In addition, Michael Muller, Shaun Higgins and Hugh Cooney were elected as new members of the Board of Directors, each for a three-year term. The proposed amendment to Article 5 and the abolition of Article 4 of the Articles of Association were passed at the meeting. PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Zurich were elected as auditors for the 2012 business year. The Board and its Committees now comprise:- Board of Directors: Denis Lucey (Chairman), Charles (Chuck) Adair, Hugh Cooney, J Brian Davy, Shaun Higgins, Owen Killian (CEO), Patrick McEniff (CFO), Michael Muller, William Murphy, Hans Sigrist Audit Committee Shaun Higgins (Chairman), Hugh Cooney, William Murphy Nomination & Remuneration Committee J Brian Davy (Chairman), Charles Adair, Denis Lucey Enquiries: Paul Meade Communications Officer ARYZTA AG Tel: +41 (0) 44 583 42 00 --- End of Message --- ARYZTA AG Talacker 41 Zurich Schweiz This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: ARYZTA AG via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1568289]