Paris, June 16, 2020
Atos SE Once-a-year General Conference of shareholders was held right now guiding shut doors and in digital manner because of to the sanitary constraints linked to the COVID-19 epidemic.
The shareholders authorized all the resolutions that had been submitted.
The General conference authorized the Company and consolidated money statements for the money year 2019, it becoming recalled that the Board of Directors had extremely decided not to submit the distribution of a dividend to the General Meeting’s acceptance so as to choose into account the instances connected to the Covid-19 epidemic. In this context, the Chief Government Officer noted on the Company’s activity to meet up with this obstacle, by advantage of its sense of objective, and on the Group’s resilience.
The General Conference also authorized in unique the elements earning up the compensation and the advantages paid out throughout or awarded for the money year 2019 Bertrand MEUNIER, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Elie GIRARD, for his successive mandates as Deputy Chief Government Officer and Chief Government Officer. The General Conference authorized then the compensation guidelines applicable for 2020 to the Directors, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Government Officer.
Nicolas BAZIRE knowledgeable the Board of Directors that he did not would like to ask for the renewal of his expression of office environment as Director. The Board of Directors acknowledged this and for that reason decided not to submit to the shareholders’ vote the connected resolution.
The General Conference renewed the phrases of office environment as Directors of (i) Cedrik NEIKE for 3 a long time and (ii) Valérie BERNIS and Colette NEUVILLE for two a long time, as properly as the expression of office environment of Jean FLEMING as Director representing the employee shareholders for two a long time. The expression of office environment of Grant Thornton as Statutory Auditor was also renewed for six a long time.
To choose into account the new legislative atmosphere in drive, the General Conference authorized all the resolutions aimed at amending the articles or blog posts of affiliation.
Right after the General Conference, the Board of Directors modified 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 continues to be unchanged.
The in-depth outcomes of the votes of the General Conference are accessible on Atos website (Investors part – Once-a-year General Conference).
Atos SE has analyzed its self-made voting system, “Atos Vote”©, making use of blockchain technology, accessible on Android and iOS smartphones, and made accessible to workforce immediate shareholders of Atos SE, who had been invited to cast their votes in progress of the General Conference, making use of this proof of concept. Atos will carry out more tests of this voting tool in partnership with vital players in the market in the context of impending occasions.
Further more details with regards to this voting software is accessible on a committed webpage of Atos website.