July 14, 2024

GWS5000

Make Every Business

Atos Annual General Meeting – Atos

Paris, June 16, 2020

Atos SE Yearly Basic Meeting of shareholders was held now driving closed doors and in electronic way because of to the sanitary constraints linked to the COVID-19 epidemic.

The shareholders accredited all the resolutions that ended up submitted.

The Basic conference accredited the Business and consolidated financial statements for the financial yr 2019, it currently being recalled that the Board of Directors had exceptionally resolved not to post the distribution of a dividend to the Basic Meeting’s acceptance so as to get into account the situation linked to the Covid-19 epidemic. In this context, the Chief Govt Officer described on the Company’s action to meet this challenge, by advantage of its perception of function, and on the Group’s resilience.

The Basic Meeting also accredited in unique the features producing up the compensation and the positive aspects paid during or awarded for the financial yr 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 Basic Meeting accredited then the compensation policies applicable for 2020 to the Directors, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the Chief Govt Officer.

Nicolas BAZIRE educated the Board of Directors that he did not wish to request the renewal of his time period of office environment as Director. The Board of Directors acknowledged this and as a result resolved not to post to the shareholders’ vote the linked resolution.

The Basic Meeting renewed the phrases of office environment as Directors of (i) Cedrik NEIKE for 3 yrs and (ii) Valérie BERNIS and Colette NEUVILLE for two yrs, as very well as the time period of office environment of Jean FLEMING as Director representing the personnel shareholders for two yrs. The time period of office environment of Grant Thornton as Statutory Auditor was also renewed for six yrs.

To get into account the new legislative surroundings in force, the Basic Meeting accredited all the resolutions aimed at amending the article content of association.

Just after the Basic Meeting, 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 stays unchanged.

The comprehensive results of the votes of the Basic Meeting are readily available on Atos web site (Investors segment – Yearly Basic Meeting).

***

Atos SE has tested its self-formulated voting platform, “Atos Vote”©, applying blockchain technologies, readily available on Android and iOS smartphones, and designed readily available to personnel direct shareholders of Atos SE, who ended up invited to cast their votes in advance of the Basic Meeting, applying this proof of notion. Atos will conduct even more tests of this voting software in partnership with critical players in the industry in the context of upcoming events.

Even more facts regarding this voting application is readily available on a devoted website page of Atos web site.