HMS Networks AB (publ) held its Annual General Meeting on April 28, 2016. The Meeting resolved in favor of all proposed matters in accordance with the proposals of the Board of Directors. The main contents of the most important resolutions are described below.
Resolution regarding dividend
The Meeting resolved to approve the Board's proposed dividend of SEK 2.50 per share. The record date for the dividend was set to be May 2, 2016. The dividend is expected to be distributed by VPC AB on May 6, 2016.
Resolution regarding adoption of the income statement and balance sheet
The Meeting resolved to adopt the income statement and balance sheet of HMS Networks AB submitted by the Board of Directors as well as the consolidated income statement and balance sheet. The Board and the President were discharged from liability for the 2015 fiscal year.
Resolution regarding election of the Board, auditors and fees
The Annual General Meeting resolved in accordance with the Nominating Committee's proposals, namely:
Resolution regarding guidelines for determining salaries and other remuneration to the CEO and other members of company management
The Meeting approved the Board's proposal of guidelines for determining salaries and other remuneration to the CEO and other persons in the company management team.
Resolution regarding the criteria for appointing the members of the Nomination Committee, etc.
The Annual General Meeting approved the Board's proposal of criteria relating to the appointment of the members of the committee.
Resolution regarding criteria relating to the issue of new shares
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal of criteria relating to the issue of new shares.
Resolution regarding the purchase of shares
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal to purchase shares in relation to the 2016 share saving plan.
Resolution regarding criteria relating to the implementation of a share saving plan
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Board's proposal of criteria relating to the implementation of a share saving plan.
All of the Annual General Meeting's resolutions were passed with the requisite majority.
For more information please contact:
CFO HMS Networks AB Gunnar Högberg, telephone: +46-35 17 29 95
CEO HMS Networks AB Staffan Dahlström, telephone: +46-35 17 29 01
HMS Networks AB (publ) is a world-leading supplier of communication technology for industrial automation. Sales amounted to SEK 702 million in 2015. Over 90% of these sales were to customers located outside Sweden. All development and the major portion of manufacturing are carried out at the head office in Halmstad, Sweden in Nivelles, Belgium and in Weingarten, Germany. Sales offices are located in Japan, China, Germany, Denmark, India, UK, USA, Italy, Belgium and France. HMS has 450 employees and produces network interface cards and products to interconnect different networks under the trademark Anybus® and IXXAT® and products for Remote Management under the trademark eWON® and Netbiter®. HMS is listed on NASDAQ-OMX Nordic Exchange in Stockholm in the category Mid Cap, Information Technology.